Garcia names daughter Azalea after Augusta's 13th hole

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Garcia overnight announced the birth of his first child with wife Angela Akins.

Sergio Garcia celebrates his Masters victory previous year.

One of the more pivotal moments in his victory a year ago was at the 13th hole - named "Azaleas " because of its 1,300 bushes on the par 5 - when Garcia hooked his tee shot beyond the hazard, took a penalty drop, chipped out and still managed to save par and not lose any ground.

Garcia and Akins got married last July, having got engaged in January 2017. They named her Azalea Adele.

As anybody who knows anything about golf will already know, azaleas are as integral a part of the Masters and Augusta National as Green Jackets, the Butler Cabin, Rae's Creek and back nine drama.

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Reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia was forced to give a press conference from a hospital room in Austin, Texas, after his wife went into labour yesterday.

'Beautiful Azalea Adele Garcia was born on March 14 at 1:54am.

"It has been an eventful morning, " Garcia said.

"It's very exciting and nerve-racking at the same time".

He and his wife Angela Akins have marked that stunning victory by naming their new baby girl Azalea - the name of the 13th hole at Augusta National. "So, at the end of the day, that's all we can hope for, and hopefully we have a great, healthy baby girl that grows up to be an awesome woman, and we don't have to worry too much about her".