Sergio Garcia rewards persistent Twitter user by hiring him as caddie
ABC News - 20 days
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A fan who asked Sergio Garcia via Twitter whether he could caddie for him has been rewarded for his perseverance. Mark Johnson, a U.K. resident, started tweeting at Garcia in July, asking for the opportunity to work for his favorite golfer. Over the subsequent weeks and months, Johnson tried to come up with unique ways to get the Spanish golfer's attention. Garcia finally relented, telling Johnson that he could caddie for him during the pro-am of the British Masters in September. "I noticed him the first time from the first tweet he posted at me," Garcia said Tuesday at Emirates Golf Club, where he is playing in this week's Omega Dubai Desert Classic. "I thought it was quite funny and it was very sincere, and obviously I was wondering how long it was going to keep going. "Angela [Garcia's fianc?e] and I, we kind of talked about it, and I said, 'Well, how long should we make him wait?' And..
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