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Keep up, put up, shut up. That’s what most people see caddying as, but for Mel Reid’s wife, Carly, carrying the bag at the Shoprite LPGA Classic was a lot more than that.

Reid’s wife was on the bag for the first time at the weekend, and helped the 34-year-old to a solid performance. 

After each round, the rookie caddie posted her thoughts on her day’s work on twitter. For anyone who has caddied at any level, these are all pretty relatable.

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Take a look at her observations below, with our favourites including comments on blisters, raking bunkers, and, of course, tan lines.

Round one

Mel Reid First Round

Round two

Mel Reid 2Nd Round

Round three

Mel Reid Third Day

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Lewis Fraser As bunkered’s Performance Editor, Lewis oversees the content that’s designed to make you a better player. From the latest gear to tuition, nutrition, strategy and more, he’s the man. A graduate of the University of Stirling, Lewis joined bunkered in 2021. Formerly a caddie at Castle Stuart Golf Links, he is a member of Bathgate Golf Club where he plays off four.

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