Robert Allenby's former caddie, Mick Middlemo, is speaking like a man liberated.
Middlemo, who split with Allenby halfway through the first round of last week's RBC Canadian Open, said in an Australian radio interview that he doesn't believe Allenby's story of being kidnapped and robbed on the night after missing the cut at the Sony Open in Hawaii in January.
“Do I think he got mugged and bashed and absolutely robbed? No, I don’t," Middlemo said to News Corp Australia. "That’s the story I told because that’s the story he told me to tell because I wasn’t there.
“Do I think he just fell over and cracked his head? Honestly I do … I think he fell over and someone picked up his wallet and had a great time with his credit card."
Middlemo accompanied Allenby for at least part of the night in question. Both player and caddie were at a Waikiki wine bar, where Allenby claims he was kidnapped after leaving, beaten, robbed and dropped off in a nearby park. Allenby said he only recalls waking up toRead More »from Robert Allenby's ex-caddie doesn't believe former boss' Hawaii story