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Lee Westwood is a multiple Ryder Cup winner, but who is his caddie?

The Englishman established himself as one of the most decorated European golfers of all time whilst plying his trade on the DP World Tour.

Westwood amassed 25 victories on the circuit, as well as claiming two PGA Tour titles before signing for LIV Golf in 2022.

He made the Ryder Cup team 11 times but looks to have forfeited that privilege upon joining the Saudi-backed league.

And throughout his career, Westwood has used a few caddies, but who is on the bag now?

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Westwood currently has compatriot Mick Doran on caddie duties, a man who has been looping for over 30 years.

Now recognised as one of the most experienced caddies in the game, Doran has over 30 tour wins and seven Ryder Cup’s on his CV.

Before joining forces with Westwood, the caddie worked on the bag of some of Europe’s biggest names.

Over the years he has worked alongside Danny Willet, Costantino Rocca, David Howell, Darren Clarke, Thomas Bjorn, Paul Lawrie, Luke Donald, Rory Sabbatini, Francesco Molinari and Eddie Pepperell.

Doran first picked up a bag when he was 12 years old at Wentworth and started working on the (formerly known) European Tour in 1988.

Raised in Egham, Surrey, Doran told the Caddie Network that his best memory in golf was winning the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, a feat he achieved twice.

Doran won there with Constantino Rocca in 1996 before repeating the trick with David Howell ten years later.

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It is unclear when Westwood began working with Doran, and the pair have only recently got back together. They originally split as Westwood wanted to change how he hit the ball.

“When they start playing badly you know your job is on the line,” he told NCG in 2018. “I won 16 times in two-and-a-bit years with Westwood, and he then went through a bad patch. It was nothing to do with me but that was it, he wanted a change of face.

“He wanted to draw the ball. He used to hit the ball left to right and he hardly missed a fairway, but he tried to change things.”

Westwood has also had veteran caddie Billy Foster, who now works with Matt Fitzpatrick, on the bag for multiple spells. The English pair split for a final time in 2018 after a decade together.

Meanwhile, the former world No. 1 also gave his wife, Helen Storey, and son Sam caddie responsibilities in recent times.

Sam was on the bag for the Masters and Ryder Cup in 2021 and even said it’s a “negotiation” as to who will be on the bag at certain tournaments.

In 2021, Westwood appeared at the Saudi International with Dr. Steven MacGregor on the bag, but it was a one-off. Now, it appears that Doran is the main man for Westwood’s LIV Golf starts.

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