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Honest Golfer Wins Praise After Breaking Rule

Christopher Crawford's sportsmanship is talk of US Amateur

(Newser) - For the first time in five attempts, amateur golfer Christopher Crawford looked poised to qualify for the 64-player match-play tournament at the United States Amateur Championship in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Then his game went, well, downhill. While preparing for a shot, 23-year-old Crawford realized his caddie was using the... More »

After 205 Days, Golfer Garcia Caves to Fan

Mark Johnson will get to caddy for him for one day

(Newser) - For more than 200 days, Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia was the subject of a relentless Twitter campaign from a persistent fan. Mark Johnson, a 40-year-old Englishman, just wanted one thing: To be Garcia's caddie for a day. Using "#Letmecaddieforyou," Johnson sent Garcia a daily tweet—some funny,... More »

Ex-Caddie Unloads on Tiger in Tell-All

Steve Williams: 'It was like I was his slave'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' former caddie Steve Williams says he was "hung out to dry" by Woods' management when the golfer's infidelities came to light in 2009, and was at times treated as a "slave" on the course. A New Zealand newspaper Sunday published a chapter of Williams' tell-all,... More »

Golfer Cans Her Caddie Mid-Round

Jessica Korda unceremoniously dumps Jason Gilroyed at US Open

(Newser) - Jessica Korda isn't exactly clinging to the old adage about dancing with the one who brought you: The golfer started yesterday's US Women's Open with caddie Jason Gilroyed, but right after the ninth hole it was boyfriend Johnny DelPreti who was schlepping her clubs, reports Yahoo's... More »

Tiger Fires Longtime Caddie

'It's time for a change' after 12 years, Woods says

(Newser) - Tiger Woods parted ways yesterday with Steve Williams, the man who’s been lugging his clubs around for 12 years. “I want to express my deepest gratitude to Stevie for all his help, but I think it's time for a change,” Woods said in a statement. He... More »

Caddy Shocked by Woods' Affairs

Steve Williams says he had no idea about Tiger's 'indiscretions'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods not only managed to hide his multiple affairs from his wife, he kept his caddy in the dark as well, Steve Williams says. Williams, Woods' caddy and close friend for over a decade, told a TV station in his native New Zealand that he knew nothing of the... More »

As Dad Died, Tiger Shacked Up With Galpal

Earl Woods lost battle with cancer while son stepped out on Elin

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was not at his father's bedside the night Earl Woods succumbed to cancer because he was in bed with a lingerie model. Jamie Jungers tells the UK tabloid News of the World she was with Woods in May 2006—at the home he shared with his wife—when... More »

'Eye Candy' Caddies Out of Bounds at UK Courses

(Newser) - A chain of golf courses in England has taken a dim view of the Eye Candy caddie service, which offers a “gorgeous new solution for unforgettable golf days,” the Daily Mail reports. Eye Candy caddies, attractive young women with a debatable knowledge of the game, are banned from... More »

Woods Upset at Caddie for Ripping Mickelson

Pal Williams has been 'dealt with' over calling rival 'prick,' fat joke

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is “disappointed” in longtime caddie Steve Williams for making derogatory comments about rival Phil Mickelson, the Times reports. “It was inappropriate. The matter has been discussed and dealt with,” Woods said in a statement. Williams told a large crowd in his native New Zealand that,... More »

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