“Kevin McAlpine, the man who walked alongside golfing greats and brought his expertise to the game, leaves a lasting legacy as he sadly departs from us. From supporting Lexi Thompson with his caddying skills to being the loving husband of Anna Nordqvist, his presence will be deeply missed in the golfing community.”
Kevin McAlpine, a former caddie to professional golfer Lexi Thompson and husband to fellow golfer Anna Nordqvist, has sadly passed away. The golfing community mourns the loss of McAlpine, who was known for his dedication to the sport and his unwavering support for his wife and his former employer.
McAlpine had a successful career as a caddie, working alongside Thompson during her rise to stardom on the LPGA Tour. Known for his calm demeanor and insightful advice, McAlpine played a crucial role in Thompson’s achievements, including her major championship win at the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Beyond his professional accomplishments, McAlpine was also cherished by his wife, Anna Nordqvist, a prominent Swedish golfer. The couple had met through their shared passion for golf, and their relationship had been an inspiration to many in the golfing world. Nordqvist, who is currently competing on the LPGA Tour, has yet to make a public statement regarding her husband’s passing.
The news of McAlpine’s death has deeply saddened the golfing community, with many players and officials expressing their condolences and sharing fond memories of him. Lexi Thompson took to social media to pay tribute to her former caddie, describing him as a true friend and mentor who had played a significant role in her career.
As the golfing world mourns the loss of Kevin McAlpine, his legacy as a dedicated caddie and loving husband will continue to be remembered. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him, and his impact on the sport and the lives of those around him will not be forgotten.