Caddie claims PGA Tour said he couldn't wear red shorts
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Caddie claims PGA Tour said he couldn’t wear red shorts


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Kevin Kisner was a late addition to the Arnold Palmer Invitational field, but Kisner and caddie Duane Bock were ready to pounce on the opportunity, putting up three under-par rounds to get into position for a top-20 finish.

However, after Kisner put up a second 69 in three days at Bay Hill on Saturday, Bock was chided by the PGA Tour, Bock says, for the color of his shorts. Bock posted to Facebook on Saturday night about his encounter with PGA Tour officials.



In his post, Bock alludes to a lawsuit filed by some 150 caddies against the PGA Tour, seeking compensation for having to wear caddie bibs with the logo of each tournament's title sponsor.

This is the latest incident cited by a caddie claiming they're treated unfairly. During a weather delay on Saturday at The Honda Classic earlier in March, caddies huddled under a metal covering as electrical storms passed through PGA National. The space, which could have held less than 50 caddies, became a social media rallying cry for caddies seeking better treatment. The PGA Tour said it is working with tournaments to codify an improved policy to insure caddie safety.

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