A group of ten from the Dallas area stopped by last Thursday for a three days of play. The first day was a practice round and no caddies were requested. Then they got down to business playing in fivesomes assisted by forecaddies.
Tex and I each had a group with the head honcho under Tex’s supervision. They played from the middle tees with my group one forward from the senior yardage.
All seemed well but for some reason the soles on Tex’s shoes emitted an annoying squeak with every step which must have put a burr under the saddle of Mr. Big.
Yesterday, we all gathered on the first tee before starting but a possible caddie switch was requested. First, a question had to be answered which was aimed in my direction. “Do your shoes squeak?” I was asked. “No.” was my reply and the exchange was made.
After we finished, our started asked if my performance was satisfactory compared to old squeaky shoes. With the previous day’s annoyance fresh in his mind, the answer was definitive.“Larry was ten times better than Tex.” he said.
Basically I did very little. Just regular caddie duties along with reading a few greens. Nothing special. But I guess in this case, silence was indeed golden.
Round 3 of the Blue Bay LPGA will resume tomorrow morning (Monday, October 27, 2014) at 8.30am.
Then there was this: