Day replaces longtime mentor Swatton as caddie
CHICAGO: Australia’s Jason Day became the latest highprofile golfer to split with his caddie, but said his long association with Col Swatton is far from over.
On the eve of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Jason Day near Chicago, Day said Swatton had been a “bit shocked” at the news, after carrying the 29- year- old Australian’s bag for all of his career.
“Unfortunately it just didn’t work out,” Day said. “I’m trying to find my footing here. I had to do it at some point.”
Day’s dominance from late 2015 through the first half of 2016 saw him capture a first
career major and rise to number one in the world. But a lackluster 2017 campaign has seen him slide to ninth in the world. Day said Swatton would remain as his coach, but his friend, Luke Reardon, will be on the bag this week. “He’s not out of my...