Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Mar Garcia
Mar Garcia


Castellon, Spain

High School:
Colegio Rey Don Jaime



General: Loaded with potential and raw talent... Has the ability to become one of the nation's elite... The younger sister of PGA Tour star Sergio Garcia... Competed in four tournaments in the 2002-2003 season...Enrolled at the University of Arizona in the spring of 2002 and joined the team immediately, providing another reliable golfer in the Wildcats' youthful lineup... Member of the lineup that won the program's third consecutive Pac-10 Championship and finished second at the 2002 NCAA Championships... Appeared in all but two of Arizona's 2002 spring tournaments, missing those because of an injury to her shoulder.

Fall 2003: Tied for ninth at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational...Shot a fall season low 224 (+8) at the Edeam Ihlanfeldt Invitational.

Sophomore (2002-03): Notched a top-20 finish at the Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational as she finished at 8-over-par 224... By tying for 20th place, was one of three Wildcats to finish in the top 20... Saw her first action of the fall at the Stanford-Pepsi Intercollegiate where she tied for 66th place...Finished tied for 22nd place at the Dr. Thompson Rainbow Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii, with a 20-over-par 236...Competed as an individual in the PING/ASU Invitational tied for 60th place, scoring 16-over-par 232.

Freshman (2001-02): A mid-season enrollee... Shared 70th place at the NCAA Championships with a four-round score of 14-over-par 302... Opened the NCAA Championships with a 1-under 71, her third round under par of the season... Shared 45th place at the NCAA West Regional at 233 (+17)... Her performance at the regional tournament included a final round of 1-under-par 71... Tied for 22nd place at the Pac-10 Championships... Completed play at 17-over-par 233 with rounds of 75, 84 and 74... Missed action at the PING/ASU Invitational due to stiffness in her shoulder... Finished tied for 54th at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational despite fierce winds and freezing temperatures... Carded a score of 36-over 249 at the tournament at Barton Creek Resort in Austin, Texas... Made her collegiate debut at Arizona's lone home event, the Wildcat Invitational... Shot 3-over-par 75 in her first collegiate round of golf... Closed action at the Wildcat Invitational at the Raven Golf Club with a 2-under 70 to total a 5-over-par 221 for the tournament to finish in 13th place.

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.