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The Caddie Hall of Fame

Oscar Bunn


Class of 2009


DATE OF INDUCTION: 2009 (Posthumous)
A former caddie at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Oscar Bunn was a pioneering Native American golfer who competed in the U.S. Open in 1896.

Oscar Bunn was introduced by the game of golf as a young caddie at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York. Bunn was taught the game by the club’s Scottish professional, Willie Dunn, and, at the age of 19, competed in the 1896 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.

For his work making golf more inclusive, Oscar Bunn earned a place in The Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.

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