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Fireballs GC LIV Golf Team
Fireballs GC is one of the 12 LIV Golf teams and has a full Spanish-speaking line-up with 2017 Masters champion and Ryder Cup record points scorer Sergio Garcia as captain.
The Spaniard has been skipper since the start of LIV Golf and the Fireballs franchise, although his team members have changed up a bit. In the opening event, the Fireballs team was made up of Garcia, James Piot, Spanish amateur David Puig and Australia's Jediah Morgan.
The line-up changed in Portland for round two and it has remained the same since, with Garcia captaining Mexicans Abraham Ancer and Carlos Ortiz as well as Spain's former World No.2 amateur Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra.
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It remains to be seen what the future of Fireballs GC looks like, after Garcia revealed that he plans to re-brand the team with a new name and logo. "Exciting news, my team is set and we'll soon be changing the logo and the name of the team so very excited to have all these things going on," Garcia said ahead of the second event in Portland.
His side got off to a bad start in London, finishing 11th out of the 12 teams, but the additions of Ancer, Ortiz and Chacarra have helped them finish in third-place in the second and third LIV Golf events.
Fireballs GC Players
- Sergio Garcia (captain)
- Abraham Ancer
- Carlos Ortiz
- Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra
- David Puig (previously)
- James Piot (previously)
- Jediah Morgan (previously)
Fireballs GC Results
- Centurion Club, London: 11th (+13)
- Pumpkin Ridge, Portland: 3rd (-12)
- Trump Bedminster, New Jersey: 3rd (-12)
Fireballs GC Earnings
After a poor start, the Fireballs have been in the money in event two and three to earn $500,000 for each of their third-place finishes. That means the quarter of Garcia, Ancer, Ortiz and Chacarra have shared a total of $1m in team earnings.
Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.
Elliott is currently playing:
Driver: Honma TR20
3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max
2 iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW
Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58
Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
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