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The Creation of the Yardage Book

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The Creation of the Yardage Book Last week we posted an article found on www.augusta.com, which explained the creation of the yardage book at Augusta National. Caddying = lots of math… Read this article about @PaulTesori's yardage book from Augusta. https://t.co/ICl7S238cc pic.twitter.com/ZPx1nhecEN — The APTC (@TheAPTC) November 4, 2015 We received a lot of feedback about this post and wanted to answer some of the questions we were sent. All the answers below were provided by Paul Tesori. Questions and Answers Q: “The shot was uphill 8 yards”. I assume this measurement is a function of the caddie’s experience. That he knows from…

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Colonial Champion GW Cable

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DALLAS — There’s nothing better than having a week off from work and for Tour caddies, it doesn’t get much better than having that week off produce your first win. For Washington D.C. native G.W. Cable, that’s exactly what happened last week when the veteran looper sacked American Chris Kirk to his 4th win at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. It was Cable’s first chance to take home the 18th-hole flag. “An amazing week,” Cable said. “He started to talk a little bit on No. 15 that he didn’t feel that great with his swing, but he was right in…

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Colonial Insights with James Edmondson

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This week, we sat down with Fort Worth and Colonial Country Club’s own, James Edmondson. James has been a lifetime resident of “Cow Town” and grew up in the shadow of the course. For those who do not know, James played collegiate golf at the University of Houston where he began his relationship with PGA Tour Pro, Ryan Palmer. James is also a current member of Colonial Country Club where he has won multiple club championships. If there is anyone who knows how “Hogan’s Alley” will challenge the world’s best golfers, it is James Edmondson. Much like Augusta National, Colonial Country…

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THE PLAYERS Champ Joe Skovron

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The term “Overrated” is defined as, having a higher opinion than is deserved. Heading into last week at THE PLAYERS Championship, this was the titled bestowed upon Rickie Fowler and his Caddie, Joe Skovron, by an anonymous survey conducted by Sports Illustrated. After Sunday’s final round, it is safe to say, the survey was wrong. Historic Finish What started as a solid week of play, turned historic on Sunday.  “Rickie played really well the first two rounds. Even though he was 6 under, we felt like we let some shots get away… Saturday was the complete opposite. He did a…

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Craig Connelly – Interview With The Champion

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For many, this week is considered the 5th Major of 2015 season. Golf’s top professionals will be teeing it up at TPC Sawgrass and the famed #17, “Island Green.” Before the real golf begins on Thursday, we took a moment to reflect back on last year’s Championship with winning caddie, and 2014 Caddie of the Year, Craig Connelly. How does it feel heading into this year’s PLAYERS’ as the reigning champion?  It’s always a special feeling anytime you head to a tournament as defending champion as it brings back the great memories of the previous year. And this year I…

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Interview with “Fluff” Following RBC Victory

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APTC: How has the role of the Caddie changed over the course of your career? Mike: “Not much has changed… It’s a matter of being prepared and being ready for any answer that your player may have a question about.” APTC: Going into Sunday’s final round, what score did you feel you needed to put yourself in position to win the tournament? Mike: “I personally do not think in those terms. I think one of the greatest things a player or a caddie can do is approach a round with as little expectation as you can… Just go out and…

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