I knew Sybi was in the crowd, I knew she’d caddied for me before, she’s friendly with Zach Johnson. I figured she’d be a good one to handle Zach, and Zach would definitely go easy on her. She knows the deal of keeping up and staying out of the way and so I knew she could handle it.”
PGA Tour player Matt Kuchar, per Golf.com, on his wife, Sybi, stepping in as an emergency caddie for Zach Johnson on Thursday. The two-time major champion had a bit of a crisis during the opening round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Regular looper Damon Green struggled with the heat (suffering from dehydration, according to the PGA Tour’s Cameron Morfit) and couldn’t go past the first 14 holes.