Sergio Garcia Shoots a 13 on 15th Hole After Hitting 5 Shots into Water

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistApril 5, 2018

Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts after making a putt on the second hole during the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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One year after capturing his first major title at The Masters, Sergio Garcia is off to a disastrous start defending his title after firing a 13 on the par-five 15th hole. 

Garcia hit that mark by hitting five consecutive shots into the water, with CBS Sports sharing video of the last ball to go in the drink:

CBS Sports @CBSSports

With his 10th shot of the 15th hole, Sergio Garcia delivered his fifth consecutive ball into the water. #themasters https://t.co/Nj020wsUeB https://t.co/kWA0XBSlUK

Per CBS Sports' Kyle Porter, Garcia's 13 on No. 15 ties the worst score on a single hole in Masters history:

Kyle Porter @KylePorterCBS

Sergio's 13 on No. 15 ties the highest single hole score in Masters history. Tsuneyuki Nakajima -- 13 on No. 13 in 1978 Tom Weiskopf -- 13 on No. 12 in 1980

Up to that point, Garcia was having his ups and downs in the first round. He was two-over par with three bogeys and one double-bogey over the first 14 holes. 

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