Caddie Stories: That time Fluff met the one and only Jerry Garcia

Mike "Fluff" Cowan
It’s no secret that Mike “Fluff” Cowan is a huge Grateful Dead fan. But did you know he actually met Jerry Garcia? Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY

What’s your favorite band?

For Mike “Fluff” Cowan, that’s a question that’s met with an instant answer: The Grateful Dead.

It’s no secret that for the last four decades, Fluff has been known as the PGA Tour’s biggest Deadhead.

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One thing you might not know about the only looper in history to steer a player to two, sub-60 rounds, is that there was actually a time when he met Grateful Dead frontman, the late Jerry Garcia.

It was a life-changing moment for Fluff, who told the Caddie Network all about it.

Check it out here:


  1. And anyone who says they would have done anything different I am going to raise the shananagans flag. Peace

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