Just as Zach Johnson settled in over his 7-footer for birdie at Cog Hill’s 10th hole, longtime caddie Damon Green stepped in to adjust his man’s read. Johnson rolled in the putt on his way to a final-round 68 which lifted him to 12th on the FedEx Cup points list.
“He’s the grain reader and I thought it was going to break right but Damon saw something else,” Johnson said. “That’s why I have him. He’s a player caddie, a caddie who can play, and that’s important.”
Not many caddies would call their players off a putt after they’ve already settled in, but Green didn’t think twice about it.
“It’s what you have to do,” Green said