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Although Megan Khang does not have any victories to her name, she boasts an insane number of 33 top-10 finishes in her career. Her best finishes include a T2 finish at the 2022 Dana Open and a T3 finish at the 2022 Palos Verdes Championship. With the American golfer set on the path of greatness, let us take a look at her guide, who directs the golfer on a smooth journey through the course. None other than her caddie.

It has been eight years since turning professional in 2015 for the LPGA star. The golfer has slowly been building up her performance despite not being able to secure a win. With an amazing showcase in the CPKC Women’s Open in Canada, the 25-year-old expects to propel herself toward the top of the rankings in the LPGA Tour. But even as her performances have been noteworthy, her caddie deserves his own applause for being able to assist the young golfer. Let us look at the person who has been carrying the bag for Khang.

Meet the caddie who assists Megan Khang

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Megan Khang has made many big decisions in her career, which has helped her in making a big impact on the LPGA Tour. The professional golfer was initially accompanied by her father, Lee Khang. Lee used to carry her bags during her distinguished amateur career and initial days on the tour. But she decided to employ someone else to give her father a much-needed break from being her looper.

The golfer employed Kurt Moskaly, who assisted her till 2021, after which she got together with her current bagman Jack Fulghum. The duo was successful in their teamwork as they shot to the top, finishing third in the 2023 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. She scored a stunning 6-under 278 taking home a winner’s cut of $423,070.

Fulghum has been a tremendous help to Zhang. He proved to be a source of comfort during the CP Women’s Open at Shaughnessy Golf Course.

While addressing a press conference, the LPGA star had mentioned how the looper reassured her during the third round. He had said, “Hey, you’re putting good strokes on it. They’ll drop soon”. The American professional managed to make a good up and down on the 4th hole and kept the momentum. This helped her make some good putts. She registered a score of 4-under par 68 in the penultimate round, thereby leading the scoreboard.

The looper has earlier caddied for the likes of golfer Lexi Thompson. Although they had a good thing going, he was forced to give up the bags.

Jack Fulghum and his past with Lexi Thompson

The weather at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics proved to be too much for Fulghum, who was then caddying for LPGA Star Thompson. Fulghum failed to finish the first round of the women’s competition due to extreme heat. The bagman relinquished his duties as they reached the 15th hole as the temperature soared to around 38 degrees Celsius.

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Thompson, later on in an interview, explained how she did not notice how Jack was feeling until he came up to her and asked “Do I look white to you?”. The golfer replied she wasn’t actually aware of her looper’s condition and asked him to take a rest under the shade. The bagman was then given some drinks to help himself out of dehydration and regain his health. Although Fulghum was forced to give up the bag, Thompson went on with her play. LPGA Director of Player Services Donna Wilkins stepped in to assist her on the course.

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Lexi and Jack split up soon after the Olympics, and Megan Khang seems to have benefitted from the separation. She found a reliable caddie in Fulghum who helps her tremendously on the course and comforts her in case of setbacks. The duo will look to continue strong as Khang makes her third Solheim Cup appearance in September 2023.

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