Two-time Major champion and Hall-of-Famer Tony Jacklin has criticised 2017 Masters champion Sergio Garcia for underachieving.
The Englishman, who won The Open in 1969 and the US Open in 1970, told Golfweek that Garcia is one of the biggest underachievers in the game, despite the Spaniard’s 25 professional wins.
‘He’s been one of the best players on the planet for the last 20 years and doesn’t have much to show for it,’ Jacklin said.
‘Seve [Ballesteros] had more courage in his little finger than this lad. Don’t get me wrong, Sergio has been a prolific winner, but he had the ability to win double-digit Majors. [Lee] Trevino once said, “God never gave one man everything.” Garcia would be one that jumps out to me.’
Jacklin believes that despite Garcia’s record – which includes winning the Nedbank Golf Challenge twice – he will not get much better in the future and that his best days are behind him.
‘He’s  now, and I can’t see him being born again. To think that he’s only won one Major as a ball-striker like he is, well, it’s mind-boggling.’