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Byron Nelson of Reading, Pa., putts on the 18th green at the Augusta National Invitational at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 2, 1937. (AP)
Byron Nelson of Reading, Pa., putts on the 18th green at the Augusta National Invitational at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 2, 1937. (AP)

Mark Twain described the sport of golf as "A good walk spoiled."

Eighteen tiny holes dotted across a vast course — with only yourself to blame if things go wrong between the tee and the pin.

But, in golf, there is a shoulder to lean on, a light in dark places-- a shepherd. The caddie.

And writer Don Snyder knows a thing or two about caddying. When his son wanted to be a pro golfer, Snyder went back to school. Caddy school. In Scotland, so that he could walk beside him.

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Don Snyder, author of the new book Walking with Jack: A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie.

Excerpt

This segment aired on June 13, 2013.

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