Jordan Spieth was the one holding the club on Sunday at the Open Championship, but don't overlook his caddie's role in his back nine for the ages. Spieth ran into trouble on the 13th hole at Royal Birkdale, driving his ball 100 yards to the right of the fairway before declaring an unplayable lie. Facing a blind shot, the Texan estimated that he was 270 yards from the front of the green, but his caddie, Michael Greller, ran to the top of a nearby hill and realized Spieth was really around 230 yards away.
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James Milner has been up against many superstar opponents in his garlanded footballing career, but now in his alter guise as a golf manager he is having to face up to the might of Tiger Woods. Telegraph Sport has learned that Milner has already met with the father of Alfie Plant, the 25-year-old who earned such acclaim when finishing as top amateur at the Open at Birkdale on Sunday. Plant intends to turn pro after playing for Great Britain and Ireland in the Walker Cup in September.