Gary Van Sickle, the father of Mike Van Sickle and senior writer for Sports Illustrated, was featured in a Q&A by The Quad-City Times. Gary is caddying for his son this week in his PGA debut at the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill.
See "5 Questions with Gary Van Sickle" ...
The online version of the interview also has a nice photo of the two Van Sickles together on the 18th green following Mike's first round Thursday in which he shot a 1-under-par 70 at TPC Deere Run.
One of the top amateur players in the world, Van Sickle was 4-under through 11 holes Thursday and was two strokes off the lead, but bogeyed three of his last six holes
By the way, for you Twitter users, Gary (@gvansick) is providing updates from the JDC.