Being the son of a big name former mayor should be good for a lot of perks, one would think. A spot on a college golf team ... not one of them. Or at least that's what a magistrate judge may be indicating in the lawsuit brought by Andrew Giuliani against Duke University. Another perk not flowing from his namesake appears to be respect, either, as U.S. magistrate Judge Wallace Dixon took Caddyshack-quote-pot-shots at the lawsuit which he indicated should be dismissed.
As a quick refresher, the suit was brought last year and claimed Andrew Giuliani was wrongfully kicked off the golf team, or as ESPN described it in more detail, the young Giuliani "had dreams of becoming a professional golfer" but instead got "dismissed without cause" and "without a chance to defend himself." He went on to indicate that coach O.D. Vincent III wanted to cut the team's size in half, so he fabricated some reasons to cut Giuliani. In doing so, the coach broke the contract between Giuliani and Duke University, per the complaint.
However, the magistrate judge colorfully teed off on Andrew Giuliani's claims yesterday, one at a time. ESPN listed some of the nuggets: