PGA Golfer Adam Scott Wins With Tiger’s Former Caddie

Golfer Adam Scott won a PGA tour event Sunday with Tiger Woods former caddie Steve Williams. Scott shot a final round 65 for a 4 shot victory at the Bridgestone Classic in Akron Ohio, which is also Scott’s first World Golf Championship title. Williams, who was fired last month by Tiger after 12 years and winning 72 tournaments together and has been a caddie for 33 years said the win was the best victory of his career afterwards.

“I’ve been caddying for 33 years and that was the best week of my life,” Williams said in a televised interview after taking the flag off the stick at the 18th hole as a memento. “There was a lot being said this week and it’s incredible to back it up.” A certain jab at his former employee after being a little surprised by his release.

Scott, 31, finished 17-under overall at Firestone Country Club’s South Course, four shots better than Fowler and Donald, and afterwards said Williams’s experience was critical to his win. Ishikawa and Day tied for fourth at 12-under par. Scott’s win earned him 1.4 million dollars the usual cut for a caddie is 10 percent of the winnings. Tiger who played in his first tournament in nearly 3 months since leg injuries placed tied for 37th and earned just 58,500 dollars.

this was the 31 year old Scott’s first victory in the U.S. since the 2010 Texas Open and was his eighth career win on the PGA tour. “He has such a great knowledge of this golf course and the greens,” Scott said of Williams,. “He’s seen a guy play incredible golf, the best golf anyone has ever played around here so many times. He really guided me around the course nicely.”

By: Pat Prescott
Published: Aug 8, 2021
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