Colin Montgomerie has split with caddy Alastair McLean just days before the US
Open at Oakmont.
The decision was apparently made on Friday evening after the eight-time European number one missed the halfway cut in the Austrian Open by five shots.
Montgomerie and McLean initially worked together for 10 years until their first split in May 2002, reuniting in August 2004 just before the Scot was given a wild card for the Ryder Cup at Oakland Hills.
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