Sergio Garcia had a rough go of it yesterday in the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He entered Sunday with a three-stroke lead, only to finish runner-up to Rory McIlroy for the second time in as many tournaments. He also nearly caused a woman to lose her engagement ring.
On the third hole, Garcia’s drive hit a spectator directly on her left ring finger, knocking the diamond out of its setting and into the grass. The commentators were quick to call the aftermath exactly what it was: a diamond in the rough.
Here’s the woman’s diamond-less engagement ring:
Sergio gave the woman a signed golf ball:
And then asked a course marshal for her contact information, assuming the diamond was lost for good. Luckily, it turned up not long after Sergio made his way to the green.
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