Caddies recall false alarm ‘missile alert’ during 2018 Sony Open

Terry Walker
Caddie Terry Walker with Andrew Landry. Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

From Terry Walker, caddie for Andrew Landry, who missed the cut at the Sony Open:

My wife and I were having breakfast at our favorite cafe in Waikiki when we received the alert of an incoming missile.

Several people panicked and raced out of the restaurant. My wife and I looked at each other and then she said: “If we’re going to die, then it won’t be on an empty stomach.” 

And we continued to eat.

There was a veteran sitting at the counter that turned around and told us it had to be a false alarm. After texting a military man that we met on the airplane, he confirmed the false alarm and we finished breakfast.

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