Question: What Do Golf Caddies Wear?

Professional Caddies

Collared golf shirts, appropriate-length shorts or long golf pants, belts and athletic shoes are required.

Some tournaments require caddies to wear bibs, usually with the logo of the tournament, that cover the chest and back.

Why do golf caddies wear jumpsuits?

First, the caddie uniform is a standard for Augusta National. That is just what the club’s caddies wear. The number “1” is given to the defending champion’s caddie, and the other golfers get their caddie numbers from the order in which they register for the tournament.

Do golf caddies get tips?

So what is typically customary tip on top of the fee? For a forecaddie, about $20 to $25 per player. For a caddie toting just your bag — around $40 to $50 — a little less for a double bag because the other player should be tipping said caddie, too.

How do golf caddies get paid?

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.

Can PGA Tour caddies wear shorts?

The PGA of America has allowed players to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship the last two years. The European Tour initiated their shorts-wearing policy for practice rounds in 2016. In 1999, caddies on the PGA TOUR were first allowed to wear shorts during competition days.