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How much should teens, caddies be expected to know?

Originally Published: July 7, 2003
By Bob Harig | Special to ESPN.com

Michelle Wie is just 13, an age when most aspiring golfers are first learning to grip a club, not playing in the year's most important tournament. Her father, B.J., is a transportation professor at the University of Hawaii, not a caddie trained in the nuances of an ever-demanding and lucrative profession.

So it is quite conceivable that Wie, the prodigy who hits 300-yard drives, her father or both committed some egregious errors of golf etiquette at the U.S. Women's Open, where ...

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