Sergio Garcia: back in action at the Jumeirah Golf Estates before playing on the Asia Tour
Sergio Garcia will make his comeback from eye surgery at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.The Spaniard, who has not played since helping Europe to victory over the United States at the Ryder Cup in Medinah, underwent an operation to correct an astigmatism.Garcia will now return at the European Tour's season-ending event, which gets underway at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in the United Arab Emirates on November 22."I had the surgery but everything went very well," the world number 21 said."I will have three tournaments towards the end of the year. I hope I can play good, finish on a high note and get ready for next year."Asia TourThe 32-year-old will then head for the Asia Tour in December after confirming his place in the field for the Thailand Golf Championship, as well as the Iskandar Johor Open in Malaysia. "I will have three tournaments towards the end of the year. I hope I can play good, finish on a high note and get ready for next year."
Sergio GarciaQuotes of the week"I really like Thailand, I have been there for holiday and I really enjoyed the country," Garcia, who finished tied for 24th in the event last year, said."The tournament is very well organised, and I think it is a very nice tournament; everyone does a great job there."Hunter Mahan will also be at the Amata Spring Country Club from December 6-9 for the Thailand Golf Championship, the penultimate event on this year's Asian Tour calendar.The American is added to a stellar field that already included former world number one Lee Westwood and major winners Darren Clarke, Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel and Bubba Watson."My wife, Kandi, and I went on a vacation in Thailand a couple of years ago," Mahan said."We love to travel and it was definitely one of our favourite trips. The beaches were beautiful, the food was great- we had a really good time so I thought it was a great place for me to play, a great place for me to see and to show Thailand what kind of golfer I am."