Before Daniel Miernicki retired his University of Oregon golf bag in favor of his first professional one, the green and gold Oregon Ducks bag had to make one more appearance in the Aetna Tournament Players Pro-Am Monday.
"My Nike bag is coming in [Monday], but I didn't want my caddie to carry that heavy thing," Miernicki said before the pro-am.
His caddie and father, Paul, laughed and said, "He would have put the kitchen sink in that Nike bag, so I'm very happy to have the lighter one."
Miernicki makes his professional debut in the Travelers Championship Thursday. His appearance continues a tradition at TPC River Highlands.
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