Why is Sergio Garcia’s nickname "El Nino"?

The nickname "El Nino" was given to Sergio Garcia when he was a young and rising golf talent.

More about Sergio Garcia’s nickname "El Nino"

"El Niño," means "The Kid" in Spanish.

The nickname has its origins in García's early years as a professional golfer and his Spanish heritage.

A combination of early success, Spanish heritage, comparison to other athletes and media and public adoption created the nickname.