Karrie Webb is the only golfer around who still likes her ex-caddie

Sharon Wong

We’ve been subject to a series of tumultuous player-caddie breakups of late. Tiger Woods and Robert Allenby are likely never going to be speaking to their former caddies again. However, Australian LPGA player Karrie Webb’s story is a little different. After a 15-year long career with Webb, Scotsman Mike Patterson is packing up his golf bag for greener pastures, a more lucrative partnership with another Aussie player John Senden. And he didn’t turn his back to a chorus of tears, tantrums and thrown clubs. Instead, Webb took to Instagram to make a moving tribute to a man who helped her through 18 out of her 41 LPGA victories. Have a look, it’s actually quite beautiful.