back to article Scott McNealy to caddie for 18-year-old son at US Golf Open

What did Scott McNealy do once Oracle slurped Sun? If one were to be unkind, one could say he became a bagman. And then note that the term has few pejorative connotations in the sport of golf, where it denotes the club-schlepping, advice-giving caddies who accompany top players around the course. 18-year-old Maverick McNealy …

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  1. Paul Johnston
    Pint

    Best of Luck

    Just to qualify for the US Open is one hell of an achievement!

    1. Paul Johnston
      Happy

      Re: Best of Luck

      Update

      He shot 4 over (the second best amateur score) and is level with Ernie Els and Angel Cabrera.

      Sounds a good day at the office!

  2. Cliff

    That's great

    Imagine having a father who wanted to help you in public where he could find 100 reasons why not. Conversely, the son must get on well enough with the father to want him there. That's nice.

    Good luck to the son.

    1. JDX Gold badge

      Re: That's great

      He did name him Maverick though, unless that's only a nickname?

  3. disgruntled yank Silver badge

    Maverick?

    Judging from Wikipedia, McNealy seems to name his sons after automobiles or pickup trucks. I guess it's patriotic of him not to name them after foreign models.

    1. Peter Clarke 1

      Re: Maverick?

      Maybe a friend of Senor Vinales. He openly admits to being a fan of the film. His son is going great guns in Moto 2

    2. Euripides Pants Silver badge
      Devil

      Re: Maverick?

      "McNealy seems to name his sons after automobiles or pickup trucks."

      I hope he had the sense not to name any of his progeny F150 or C10!

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Better than working in a horrid patent battlezone that is IT these days.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      and...

      The scenery is much better.

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