FORT WORTH, Texas – Walking up the 11th fairway it had already been an eventful day for Jordan Spieth, but even he was surprised by what happened next at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational. “He [caddie Michael Greller] didn't tell me at all until we were walking down the 11th and he said, ‘Hey, this is my last hole.’ I was kind of surprised,” Spieth said of his caddie’s decision to seek medical attention for heat exhaustion. Greller was replaced on the bag by Spieth’s physical trainer, Damon Goddard, who joined the group on the eighth tee. Spieth said Greller had told Goddard that he might not be able to caddie the entire round with the heat index soaring to 108 degrees on Saturday. Goddard has caddied
Check out this four-minute video posted by the European tour on Friday, which chronicles a golf fan celebrating his ninth birthday at the BMW PGA Championship. Aaron's dad emailed the Euro tour asking if it could do something special for his son, and the tour did. The video starts with Andrew "Beef" Johnston picking up Aaron and his father, with Beef saying "I'll be your VIP driver for the day." Then, en route to the course, they pick up Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson, who sit with Aaron in the back seat.
Zach Johnson didn't come into this week's Dean and Deluca Invitational in the best vein of form, but his history at Colonial Country Club is so stupidly good (T-17, T-19, 73, 3, 1, 4, 1, T-9 every year since 2010), that he no-doubt thought he could turn things around this week. But, unfortunately for ZJ, it wasn't to be. He followed an opening round 67 with back-to-back 75s, leaving him near the tail-end of the leaderboard. Then, to make matters worse, a picture began circulating from his third round appearing to show the aftermath of a temper tantrum from Johnson, ordinarily one of the coolest heads on tour. Johnson, a class-act in every sense of the word, didn't pull any punches the following