What do you have to do to be a caddy?
What Are Some Tips for Being a Golf Caddy?
- Have the Clubs Ready. Place the bottom of the golf bag on the ground and hold the top away from your body.
- Clean Clubs and Balls.
- Be Ready to Rake.
- Watch the Ball.
- Maintain the Golf Course.
- Tend the Pin.
- Stand in the Right Place.
- Wear the Proper Attire.
How much does a caddy make?
Former PGA Tour caddie Alfred “Rabbit” Dyer says that caddies may earn salaries of $2,000 per week, while “Forbes” magazine reports that PGA Tour caddies typically receive about $1,000 each week. The magazine said in a 2007 article that Steve Williams, then caddying for Tiger Woods, earned $1.27 million in 2006.
What do professional golfers pay their caddies?
In a professional golf tour setting, a player often pays their caddie a percentage of their winnings, which can be as high as 10 percent. A common pay scale is 5 percent for making the cut, 7 percent for a top 10, and 10 percent for a win.
How do teenage caddies get paid?
For teens who love the links, working as a golf caddy at a local country club can be one of the highest-paying jobs. On average, a teenage golf caddy can earn $100 to $120 carrying two bags for 18 holes, referred to as a “loop.” Assuming a “loop” takes around 4 hours, the hourly pay breaks down to $20-$30 per hour.