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NEWS: Rory Explains Caddie Split View More
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland speaks ot the media in a press conference during a preview day of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: Rory Explains Caddie Split

AKRON, OHIO – Boiled down to its simplest form, Rory McIlroy ended his nine-year working relationship with caddie J.P. Fitzgerald because it was time. Player-caddie relationships aren’t forever – Phil Mickelson and Jim “Bones” Mackay are evidence of that – and McIlroy made the difficult decision to cut Fitzgerald loose…

NEWS: Rory Sacks His Caddie … Or Was It The Other Way Round? View More
Rory McIlroy and JP Fitzgerald during the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. (Photo credit: David Cannon/R&A via Getty Images)

NEWS: Rory Sacks His Caddie … Or Was It The Other Way Round?

By now, all the usual spin will probably have been put on the situation to say that the parting of ways between Rory McIlroy and JP Fitzgerald, his caddie of nine years, was amicable. In fairness, that is maybe the only way to proceed when the two of them will…