Sergio Garcia's withdrawal from the BMW PGA Championship harms his reputation.
Sergio Garcia arrived at the BMW PGA championship at Wentworth in England.
After finishing tied for ninth at -10 at the LIV Golf Invitational Boston over Labor Day weekend.
Last week he was looking to compete for the top spot on the leader-board and boost his Official World Golf Ranking up from No. 77.
Garcia, who abandoned the DP World Tour and removed himself from future Ryder Cups as a player shot a 4-over 76 on Thursday during his opening round.
Garcia's next opportunity to play should have been on Saturday because the second round of the tournament
was shortened to 54 holes and postponed on Friday a day after the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.
Garcia, though, was declared to have withdrew from the BMW PGA Championship when the second round began on Saturday.
Later that day, it became evident that Garcia, who has only twice in the last 22 years competed at the BMW PGA Championship play
and likewise withdrew after one round in 2014, was not going to play.
had left the DP World Tour's main event to see the Texas Longhorns play the Alabama Crimson Tide in Austin.