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Sergio Garcia - "Don't call me a kid"

Teenage sensation Sergio Garcia is sick and tired of people calling him El Nino. In his first season as a golf pro, Garcia finished runner-up to Tiger Woods in the US PGA championship and made Europe's Ryder Cup team.

The Spanish wonderkind is getting tired of continually hearing himself described as "The Kid". He would rather be known simply as Sergio from now on.

"One of my wishes this year is for my nickname to drop out of use," Garcia told Spanish sports daily AS on Wednesday.

"I've been called 'El Nino' since I was 14. It doesn't really bother me but wouldn't it be more normal to call me Sergio?"

Garcia, who has his sights set on winning his first major this season, puts his golfing success down to his passion for another less glamorous sport.

"It's partly down to fishing," Garcia said. "It's a way of relaxing for me and in golf you have to learn how to relax."

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