An English postman has lived his dream by carrying Sergio Garcia's bag, after bombarding the Spanish golfer with tweets.

Mark Johnson from Peterborough tweeted the Masters champion 206 days in a row, requesting to be his caddie.

The #Letmecaddieforyou hit the mark, with Garcia inviting him to be his caddie at the British Masters Pro-Am in Northumberland this week.

"He was relentless," Garcia told the BBC. "He was great today. We had a good time."


Johnson took "responsibility" for an early Garcia birdie.

"The highlight was just meeting him. He's such a good lad. I told him now to go and win the competition," Johnson said.

Garcia lines up in this week's British Masters. With four events left, he is second on the European standings.