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Well, that didn’t take long.

Jason Day and caddie Steve Williams have gone their separate ways after just six events together.

The Antipodean pair struggled to gel since teaming up at the US Open in June and, after missing the cut at The Northern Trust at the weekend, former world No.1 Day announced that their partnership is over.

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“Parting with Steve was a mutual decision and not an easy one to make,” the 2015 US PGA champion told the Australian Associated Press.


“He is the ultimate pro; it was a real learning experience being
exposed to a caddie who has achieved what Steve has. He has worked with
the best.

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“But it was a disconnect of old school and new
school. Steve has become a friend and I have a lot of respect for him. I
thank Steve for everything he taught me.”

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Williams came out of retirement to pick up Day’s bag. A former caddie for Greg Norman, the Kiwi was on the bag for 13 of Tiger Woods’ 15 major victories and helped
guide Adam Scott to Masters glory at Augusta National in 2013.

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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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