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Sergio Garcia knocked a diamond out of a woman's engagement ring. No, really.

By Alex Myers

A couple hours after Tiger Woods pulled out of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Sergio Garcia hit a shot that nearly caused a totally different type of withdrawal. One that involves an ATM, that is.

Garcia's pulled tee shot on No. 3 led to a bogey, but it almost cost a woman in the crowd at Firestone a lot more. When Garcia reached his ball, he learned it had managed to knock the diamond out of her engagement ring.

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"I think Sergio is going to have to dip into his back pocket," CBS' Nick Faldo said. "That looks like a 6-carater to me."

"This could be the most expensive tee shot of all time," on-course reporter David Feherty added. "A diamond in the rough." Well played.

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Garcia apologized to the woman, gave her a golf ball and joined the search party looking for the gem. After hitting his approach shot, he gave the ground another glance before asking a marshal to get the woman's contact info if the rock wasn't found.

Fortunately, about 20 minutes later, it was.

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Here is one relieved woman:

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Maybe Garcia can still pay to have the diamond re-set. He's about to cash a pretty big check.

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