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Noonan! ‘Caddyshack’ actor back on the course caddying for U.S. Open practice round

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“Caddyshack” turned 40 years of ages this summer season. It is an all-time great sports motion picture. It’s abundantly quotable and includes a cast of 1980s funny titans including Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield and Ted Knight.But Academy

Award candidate Michael O’Keefe played the primary character, Danny Noonan, a caddy at the imaginary Bushwood Country Club who sank a clutch, explosion-riddled putt to win at the end of the movie.Beyond the character, O’Keefe really loves golf and matured in Larchmont, New York, not far from Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York, the site of this year’s U.S. Open. O’Keefe caddied at Winged Foot as a teenager in 1971 and 1972. Recently, O’Keefe composed an open letter on Golf.com asking to be allowed to go back to his caddying craft and be on a bag at Winged Foot today.”While I would not be striking any chance ats Winged Foot Open, I do promise to offer suggestions– both solicited and unsolicited– to the golf player who gives me

the possibility to loop for him,”O’Keefe wrote.O’Keefe got his wish Monday. He’ll be caddying for Danny Balin throughout practice rounds. O’Keefe is even wearing a Bushwood CC hat.Hopefully Balin provides him a little something, you understand, for the effort

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