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Golfing in Jamaica

In Jamaica, Where Courses Are Quirky, Windy and Lush, the Best Advice Is: Listen to Your Caddie
Jeff Williams
From the Print Edition:
Michael Douglas, May/Jun 98

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Of course, Jamaican caddies also have a reputation for helping players enjoy the day a little too much by improving lies in the rough and mysteriously finding balls. There is a rule of thumb in Jamaica that when playing a money match, you should watch your opponent's caddie rather than your opponent.

"I would not do such a thing," says Linton, with stark candor. "This is a good job and a good game. I would not do anything to harm the game. I am not saying that caddies haven't done such things. I am saying that I would not. I like the game. I like my job."

With a proper caddie by your side, Jamaican golf assures you of one thing--you are the mon.

Jeff Williams writes about golf for Newsday.


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