The article below was written by George Cooper of National Club Golfer.
PGA Tour star Michael Kim has revealed he was forced to fire his caddie after he repeatedly tried to distract playing partners Justin Thomas and Bobby Wyatt during a round in their amateur days.
In a shocking revelation which he tweeted, Kim, whose only PGA Tour title to date came at the 2018 John Deere Classic, shared how his former employee deliberately tried to “sabotage” Thomas and Wyatt by making noise during their backswings in the form of scrunching up peanut butter cracker wrappers.
Although clearly no fault of his own, Kim took to social media to apologise to Wyatt and the 2017 PGA Championship winner, adding he is “still sorry to them to this day”.
Kim refused to expose which tournament the incident took place at, but the Korean did reveal that he was left with no choice but to fire his caddie immediately after the round.
A somewhat bewildered JT took it in good spirits…
Fortunately, no harm was done and the pair can laugh about the incident today. As for the unnamed bagman, we hope those peanut butter crackers were worth the P45…