Golf Caddy

The caddy is a person who accompanies a golf player to carry his bag of materials (clubs, balls, etc) and assist him. A player can only have one cart.

The role of the caddy is essential in the competitions high amateur or professional level. In addition to transporting the golf bag the caddy has other functions. In particular, it cleans clubs and balls of golf during the game, raking the bunkers, evaluates the distances with the player, replace the divots on fairways. He hzolds the flag and withdraws it, organizes the proper feeding and hydration of the player throughout the course, etc … He makes the reconnaissance of the courses before the tournaments and takes notes on a notebook (distances, peculiarities of the course, topography of greens, dangers, etc.).

Following his experience in golf, he helps the player in the choice of clubs, in reading the course and greens and in strategic choices.

The caddy is a person who knows the tactics of this elegant and sophisticated sport, and is aware of the limitations of the terrain and the possibilities of it. Bring the player’s bag, give advice and support in their activity, giving encouragement are some of the skills and qualities that every caddy should have.

However, the caddy works as an independent since it does not have the possibility of employment and fixed benefits since the clubs do not offer this benefit and no player, as far as it is known, pays a salary to his personal caddy only pays for services borrowed

However, there are some clubs that have caddy programs with which they seek to offer some support, considering their work. The caddy is also responsible for placing PINs, generating yards and selecting the best clubs.

The term caddy emerged for the first time in the year 1634 (both to refer to the golf cart and caddy), the term came from the name given in France to the cadets of Gascony in the fifteenth century, who were young people from families aristocrats of this region who served the French army.

The PGA (Professional Golf Association) and the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) allow both the cart and the caddy on the golf course along with the player. In this way no club can deny the accompaniment of the caddy to the player.

The caddy will always go forward

While the player is in his cart the caddy goes in front of him making a description of the holes and detecting the point where the player must stop to make his throw. The work of both the caddy and the caddy will always facilitate the golfer’s task by shortening distances, reducing fatigue, anticipating his need and motivating him at all times.

The caddy is like a silent player, the shadow of the golfer and in a way his right hand. His legs are ready to run, his mind is ready and agile to understand, understand and propose. As well as it must have enough ethics and respect for the player to not criticize their decisions or mistakes.

The presentation of the caddy must be impeccable, generally wear white coveralls, caps to cover the sun, comfortable tennis. In addition to the player’s bag they go with wipes, umbrellas and everything that the golfer may require at a certain moment. Always looking to provide the best service and accompaniment.

A caddy finds work both during competition and on weekends or even in the middle of it. The influx of players on weekends is obviously more frequent. Some clubs, although they are not offered salary, have a group of trusted caddies so that each golfer who arrives at the club can use them. In other cases the same players prefer to walk up and down with their own caddy

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