How old do you have to be to be a golf caddie?

Answer The age requirement of golf caddies varies, but generally golf courses hire caddies that are 14 or older. For example, the Oakland Hills Country Club golf course in Michigan requires that caddies b... Read More »

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Who introduced the golf caddie?

The first known golf caddie was a boy named Andrew Dickson, who carried clubs for the Duke of York in 1681 when the Duke played a match on the Leith Links in Edinburgh, Scotland, according to the w... Read More »

How much does a pro golf caddie make?

The going pay rate for PGA Tour caddies is $1,000 per week and 5 percent of what a player earns from the tournament purse, according to Dennis Cone, president of the Professional Caddies Associatio... Read More »

Who introduced the golf term caddie?

The term caddie was first defined as a person who carried golf clubs in 1857. However, the first caddie was Andrew Dickson who caddied for the Duke of York in 1681. The word caddie comes from "le c... Read More »

Who invented the term golf caddie?

Mary Queen of Scots is often credited with coining the golf term "caddie" in the 16th century. An avid golfer, she would have young soldiers carry her clubs for her on a course, referring to them a... Read More »