Certainly, it isn’t surprising the complete outpouring of emotion and overwhelming response to the news of legendary caddie Willie McRae’s passing last week. Still, it’s been amazing to witness over the last few days.
Our original story about Willie’s passing has been read more than 10,000 times, and the news spread far and wide in the world of golf. Below are a few places you may have seen or read. And if not, now is the perfect time to reflect on a life beautifully lived.
If you’ve noticed the Pinehurst Caddie bib on @PTI the last few days, yes, it is in tribute to the great Willie McRae. @MrTonySays explains here: @ThisShowStinks pic.twitter.com/R62p3WXVTX
— Pinehurst Resort (@PinehurstResort) November 6, 2018
THE GOLF CHANNEL
We very much appreciate @GCMorningDrive taking a moment to honor Willie McRae over the weekend. Great thanks, @GolfChannel. pic.twitter.com/NkYIbDj5WD
— Pinehurst Resort (@PinehurstResort) November 5, 2018
We are saddened by the news of @PinehurstResort caddie Willie Lee McRae passing.
In remembrance, we look back on our time spent with the legendary looper. https://t.co/v4tLBxFetc pic.twitter.com/3e8a0Xkj7i
— GOLF.com (@GOLF_com) October 28, 2018
After 75 years walking the fairways of Pinehurst, legendary caddie Willie McRae has passed away at 85 years old.https://t.co/5dqwDXKJzF
— Golf World (@GolfWorld) October 28, 2018
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A solitary bag sits near the 18th green of Pinehurst No. 2 to honor the legendary Willie McRae, who passed away this week.
The bag, which will stay at 18 through the weekend, is adorned with a caddie bib along with Willie’s Pinehurst Caddie Hall of Fame pin. pic.twitter.com/zU4EyA1HRj
— Pinehurst Resort (@PinehurstResort) November 2, 2018
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