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Billy Horschel's caddie on his $1 million FedEx Cup payday: 'It still hasn’t sunk in yet'

September 19, 2015

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When Billy Horschel won the FedExCup last year, he gave caddie Micah Fugitt 10 percent of the $10 million, a $1 million bonus that he was not obligated to pay. “No caddie ever considers that kind of haul, and even nearly a year later, Fugitt finds himself in awe of the gesture,” ESPN’s Bob Harig writes in this story on Horschel’s remarkable generosity. “‘In a way, it still hasn't sunk in yet,’ Fugitt said.”


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England’s Charley Hull continues to shine in the Solheim Cup, on and off the course. “You have no idea what planet Charley lives on from day to day,” Suzann Pettersen said in this profile of Hull by the Telegraph’s James Corrigan. “She cracks us up every time something comes out of her mouth.”

What’s next on the radar for Lydia Ko, winner of the Evian Championship by six shots last week? “Should Olympic golf need the effusive backing of a blue-chip star, it need look no further,” Ewan Murray of the Guardian writes. “‘One of my big goals is the Olympics,’ Ko said. ‘It’s only around the corner…Ever since it’s been announced, I’ve been super excited to play. To play for your country on the international stage, it’s an amazing experience, and I’ve met some Olympians; they say nothing is like it. I think that is one of my big goals. It’s always been my big goal.’”