This is an article from the Sept. 8, 2005 issue
Three of the final four holes at quirky Royal Birkdale are par-5s, including 17 and 18. Laura Davies, on Saturday, was the only player to finish eagle-eagle, but the best finish belonged to Kris Tschetter (right), who ended her third round eagle-birdie-birdie-eagle to make up six shots in only four holes. Tschetter's card:
CADDIES: OUI ON WIE
By unofficial count, Michelle Wie has gone through nine caddies since 2003. (Her father, B.J., counts as only one.) The latest to leave was Brian Smallwood, who quit after a row with B.J. SI asked a dozen caddies at the Women's British Open: Would you dump your current pro to work for Wie? --E.M.S.
• "I'll end your poll right now: Every caddie out here would take that bag."
• "I'd ride that horse as long as I could. Why? Did my name come up?"
• "Every time she misses a green, it's the caddie's fault--except when Dad's on the bag."
• "Not until she turns pro. You can't make enough money with an amateur."