LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Jason Day became the latest high-profile golfer to make a caddie change, saying that Colin Swatton will no longer be carrying his bag but will remain as his swing coach.

Day, who has 10 PGA Tour victories, has suffered through a trying season and hasn’t won since the 2016 Players Championship. The former No. 1 golfer in the world who has slipped to ninth at times was emotional Wednesday at the BMW Championship explaining the situation that led to Swatton taking a seat.

“Sometimes the chemistry just doesn’t work,” said Day, 29, who has referred to Swatton as a father figure. “He’s been my coach since I’m 12. Obviously this is a very hard time for both of us with regards to we had a relationship for so long, my caddie for 11 years.


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