Frequent Questions




What does a caddie do?

A caddie is someone who assists golfers during their rounds. Their responsibilities include carrying the golfer's bag, pacing yardages, replacing divots, raking bunkers and attending the flagstick.

It's a great summer job for young people. You spend the summer outdoors earning good money, and you get the opportunity to meet influential people and develop strong communication skills. You also can potentially qualify for a free college scholarship. 

Why is caddying important?

Caddying is part of golf's heritage, "the way golf was meant to be played," and part of its future. It is also a great way to learn the game of golf. Caddying is an investment for the future of young men and women. The WGA is working to keep people active and interested in this great sport.

How do I learn more about the Evans Scholarship?

The Evans Scholarship is a full tuition and housing scholarship for golf caddies. To qualify for an Evans Scholarship, you must have a good caddie record, good grades, demonstrated financial need and outstanding character. Read more about the requirements here.


The caddie is a vital part of the game of golf. Caddies have a strong impact on golfers, clubs and communities.