Brooks Koepka tips his Major hat to loyal bagman Ricky Elliott

The player hits the shots, while the caddie acts as bag carrier, informant, motivator and a heck of a lot more . . . and Brooks Koepka credited his long-time bagman Ricky Elliott as a vital member of his team after a fifth Major win in capturing the US PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club.
Elliott, from Portrush in Co Antrim, has now (with five) become the most successful Irish caddie in the Majors, sneaking ahead of JP Fitzgerald.
A former US collegiate golfer who once entertained his own hopes of playing professionally until switching to caddie – the hook up with Koepka arranged by his friend Graeme McDowell – Elliott showed important caddying guidance in talking Koepka out of an aggressive play on the 17th hole …