TCN EXCLUSIVE: Caddie Benji Thompson details mad dash to retrieve Lexi Thompson’s passport

Thanks to caddie Benji Thompson going above and beyond the call of duty, Lexi Thompson (no relation) was spared a travel nightmare on Monday… sort of.



But, even still, it caused some unintentional headaches for fellow golfers in England this week for the Women’s British Open.



According to Golf Channel’s Randall Mell, Thompson’s bag was one of 38 player bags being driven from the site of last week’s Evian Championship in France to Woburn Golf Club outside London for the Women’s British Open.



Ian Wright, former caddie for Seve Ballesteros, was driving the va


“I knew I wasn’t going to get much sleep and my only thought as a caddie was, ‘my player needs me and I’m going to do whatever it takes to get the job done.’” — Benji Thompson



Wright had started his journey with the luggage when he received a call Sunday night saying that Lexi Thompson had accidentally left her passport in her golf bag – documentation she needed to fly out of Geneva and into England.


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