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Westwood Gets New Luggage Toter, Searching (Again) For Short Game Coach 

Derek Lawrenson on the end of one of the stronger player-caddy associations, Lee Westwood and Billy Foster, as well as the ending of the brief experiment working with Tony Johnstone on Westwood's beleaguered short game.

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This "team" is one of the few where I can see, from afar, as where the two really enjoy working with each other and enjoy each other's company (the other being Mickelson). Kinda sad about the circumstance and I can also sympathise with Westwood's reluctant decision.
11.15.2012 | Unregistered Commenterminhvunguyen
Foster took himself out of the running for Tiger's bag last year because of his friendship with Lee. I understand wanting to have a steady caddy, but Lee and Billy have worked together for a long time, and are already broken in. I can't imagine Lee will be better off coming down Magnolia Ln in April with someone other than Billy on his bag.
11.15.2012 | Unregistered Commenterelf
Kerr should've taken Garcia's bag.
11.15.2012 | Unregistered CommenterStord
Good luck to Lee. His short game is BAD.

Foster is a great caddie... I hope he finds a way back onto Lee's bag.
11.16.2012 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth
Tough break for Foster...but I'm sure he'll find another loop and be OK. Lee should've hired Stan Utley for a caddie/short game coach....his play near the greens can be rather comical at times when faced with a simple chip from a tight lie.
11.16.2012 | Unregistered Commenterjohnnnycz

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