General: The younger sister of PGA TOUR star Sergio Garcia... A mid-season enrollee... Will join the team and begin competing in the spring season... Expected to make a significant impact immediately, providing another reliable golfer in the Wildcats' youthful lineup.
High School: Graduated from Colegio Rey Don Jaime in Castellon, Spain in May 2001... Won the Spanish Junior for 21 and under age group when she was 15 years old... Competed in the 2001 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am with brother Sergio.
Personal: Full name is Mar Garcia... Born Nov. 6, 1983 in Castellon, Spain... Parents are Victor Garcia and Consuelo Fernandez... Parents work in business and golf coaching... Her father, Victor, also plays on the Senior PGA Tour... Her brother, Sergio, has won six professional tournaments, including three PGA Tour of America events and has been named to two Ryder Cup teams... Another brother, Victor, played golf at Francis Marion University... Undecided in choice of academic major... Lists playing tennis as her hobby... Career objective is to play on the LPGA Tour or to be a sports agent.