Fitzgerald’s sacking comes barely a week after McIlroy publicly thanked him for his work at the British Open.
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Rory McIlroy has sacked his longtime caddie J.P. Fitzgerald, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters Sunday, ending a partnership that took the Northern Irishman to four major titles and the top of the world rankings.McIlroy, who won his last major at the 2014 U.S. PGA Championship, employed Fitzgerald in 2008 shortly after turning professional.It now looks like the British Open was Fitzgerald's swan song with McIlroy, who flirted with contention in the final round before finishing equal fourth.
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