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Local Washington caddie savors Jordan Spieth's U.S. Open title on caddie's 'home' course

Local Washington caddie savors Jordan Spieth's U.S. Open title on caddie's 'home' course

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Michael Greller once hauled two golf bags around Chambers Bay in the mornings, then did it again with another in the afternoon, just to make a couple hundred bucks. His payday this week will be a whole lot better. The local boy who caddied at the course when it first opened helped guide Jordan Spieth to the U.S. Open title Sunday, calmly helping him rebound from a disastrous double-bogey at No. 17 to make birdie on the closing hole for Spieth's second major championship. "He was just incredibly patient this week," the 37-year-old Greller said, standing off to the side of the 18th green while Spieth accepted his trophy before an...

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