In golf, a caddie (or caddy) is the person who carries a player’s bag and clubs, and gives insightful advice and moral support, almost like a coach.
What does a golf caddy 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.
How much does Tiger Woods caddy get paid?
Forbes estimates that Woods made $43.3 million in 2017, and Golfworld calculates that he earns an average of $1,282 per shot. And the star appears to put his money to use.
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.