The Caddie Hall of Fame

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The Caddie Hall of Fame

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Jack Nicklaus

Inducted in 2013

Jack Nicklaus, winner of a record 18 major championships and 73 PGA TOUR events, began his life in golf as a caddie for his father and has never ceased promoting the important role caddies play in the game.

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Chick Evans

Inducted in 1999

Chick Evans got his start in golf as a caddie at Edgewater Golf Club in Chicago the age of 8. Evans earned his greatest fame in 1916, when he won both the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur. Pressure soon mounted for him to turn professional, but Evans wasn’t interested in playing for money. To preserve his amateur status, Evans decided any earnings would be used to help fund college scholarships for caddies.

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Thomas Friedman

Inducted in 2016

Thomas Friedman is an internationally known author and journalist, and a three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his work at The New York Times. His foreign affairs column in The New York Times covers US domestic politics and foreign policy, Middle East conflicts, international economics, environment, biodiversity and energy.

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Murray Brothers

Inducted in 2015

The Murray brothers’ experience caddying at Indian Hill Club near Chicago, served as inspiration for the 1980 comedy classic “Caddyshack.” The film was co-written by Brian Doyle-Murray who based many of the film’s characters on friends, family, club employees and members the brothers encountered at Indian Hill.

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Bones Mackay

Inducted in 2015

A native of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Mackay began his career as a caddie looping for Larry Mize, Scott Simpson and Curtis Strange before being hired by Phil Mickelson in 1992. With Mackay on his bag, Mickelson won five major championships, notched 41 PGA TOUR victories and represented the United States 22 consecutive times on Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup teams.

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