Chris Crawford's Caddie Reportedly Breaks Ankle in Oakmont Bunker

Chris Crawford’s Caddie Reportedly Breaks Ankle in Oakmont Bunker

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OAKMONT, Pa. — The caddie for U.S. Open qualifier Chris Crawford fell into a bunker and reportedly broke his ankle during a practice round at Oakmont on Tuesday.

Australian golf writer Benjamin Everill tweeted the news and detailed the events. World No. 1 Jason Day was playing with Crawford and was among those who helped the caddie out of the bunker.

According to Everill’s tweets, the caddie slid down the grass of a slope and into the bunker with a “crack” sound. Oakmont has more than 200 bunkers, many with steep slopes.

Crawford recently graduated from Drexel and advanced to the Open by making this putt as sectional qualifying.