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Pro Golfer Ben Crane Turns To Twitter To Find His New Caddie

Another win for sports and Twitter:

Golf pro Ben Crane turned to his Twitter following this week to crowdsource a replacement caddie at the HP Byron Nelson Championship Pro-Am in Texas.

After deciding to give his regular caddie the day off, Crane tweeted a challenge to his 100,000 followers in a series of tweets (yes, sometimes 140 characters is just not enough):

There was a wide range of submissions, from funny to creepy to heartwarming:

And definitely an overall sense of appreciation for the venture:

The winning candidate sealed the deal thanks to the fact that it was his birthday on the day his caddie services would be needed:

And here’s the happy couple:

And it seems like Crane is pretty pleased with the outcome:

(H/t: Mashable

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