In addition to this a devoted twitter campaign was waged by Mark Johnson, 40, with the hashtag #letmecaddyforyou. Sometimes funny, sometimes desperate it took him 205 tweets before Garcia finally relented last March after a great deal of perserverence and energy.
“OK I’ve found the perfect day for you to get a taste of carrying the bag and make your dream come true. Are you ready?”
One of the tweets said he would turn Garcia into a major champion. By the time his chance came around at the British Masters in October, Garcia had saved him the job and won The Masters.