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Sport Jimmy Buffett shows up as caddie during U.S. Senior Women’s Open practice round

18:06  10 july  2018
18:06  10 july  2018 Source:   golfweek.com

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Jimmy Buffett has worn many hats in his career - musician, best-selling author, businessman, and now caddie . Buffett was at Chicago Golf Club Monday to caddie for Patricia Ehrhart during a practice round at the U . S . Senior Women ' s Open .

A post shared by Jimmy Buffett (@ jimmybuffett ) on Jul 9, 2018 at 12:32pm PDT. Our friend @pattyschremmer is competing in the Senior US Open tournament this weekend! Respect! We're going to caddy this practice round .

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Insert your favorite Jimmy Buffett lyric here.

The 71-year-old musician was on hand Monday for a U.S. Senior Women's Open practice round and appeared to actually serve as a caddie for competitor Patricia Ehrhart.

It's convenient for Buffett, as the tournament is being contested at Chicago Golf Club (from July 12-15) and he'll be performing at Wrigley Field on Friday (with a Tuesday gig in Cincinnati in between).

But there's more than just the matter of convenience: Ehrhart is Buffett's niece.

It looked like a nice family gathering on Monday:

My uncle says you've got a screw loose

A post shared by Jimmy Buffett (@jimmybuffett) on Jul 9, 2018 at 12:32pm PDT

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A fan shows off autographs on a commemorative U . S . Open flag Wednesday at Oakmont. Ernie Els, left, discusses the fourth hole with his caddie during a practice round Tuesday.

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Our friend @pattyschremmer is competing in the Senior US Open tournament this weekend! Respect! We're going to caddy this practice round. Her favorite manager @scarlettschremmer has a great swing to go along with her competitive surfing career. !

A post shared by Jimmy Buffett (@jimmybuffett) on Jul 9, 2018 at 10:51am PDT

The best part about having Buffett as caddie? If you're looking for good tunes, you don't have to go very far.

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