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.
What advice can a caddy give?
Advice. During a round, a player must not: Give advice to anyone in the competition who is playing on the course, Ask anyone for advice, other than the player’s caddie, or.
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.
How old do you have to be to work as a caddy?
While minors under the age of 14 typically may not work in the United States, Illinois law permits caddies to work at age 13.
How much does a caddy earn?
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.