Rory McIlroy axes caddie JP Fitzgerald after nine-year partnership

Rory McIlroy axes caddie JP Fitzgerald after nine-year partnership

World No4 Rory McIlroy has parted company with long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald just a week before the last Major of the season, the US PGA Championship. "Fitzgerald offered some advice to the 28-year-old McIlroy, he told him, "'You're Rory McIlroy.

The 10-year partnership of Rory McIlroy and JP Fitzgerald is over after the Irishman sacked his caddie.

"But J.P. reminded me who I was and that helped and got me back in a positive frame of mind".

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Inevitably there is speculation that Jim "Bones" Mackay, who has recently split with Phil Mickelson after 25 years together, will step up and Joe LaCava will be another popular suggestion, as he is Tiger Woods's caddie and has not worked since February because of his employer's continuing troubles. "You either hit a club that stays short of all those bunkers or you take a club that at least only brings the traps up at 300 into play and I did neither", he said.

Fitzgerald's sacking, which McIlroy is expected to confirm on his arrival at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, comes barely a week after he publicly thanked the caddy for jolting him into gear when he made a poor start to the Open. McIlroy wound up finishing tied for fourth.

"He has taken me from 200 in the world to major champion", McIlroy said at the time.

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McIlroy's bag is unquestionably one of the more lucrative, with "Forbes" estimating Fitzgerald earned $1.65 million in the 12 months from June 2016 to June 2017. It began after that infamous collapse at the Masters in 2011, with BBC analyst Jay Townsend pointing the finger at Fitzgerald three months later, despite McIlroy having won the US Open in the meantime.

With two of the year's biggest tournaments in as many weeks and suddenly in need of a caddie, Rory McIlroy will reportedly call on the services of his best man.

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