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The Caddie Hall of Fame

Eddie Barr


Class of 2017


DATE OF INDUCTION: August 12, 2017 (Posthumously)
The longtime caddie manager at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago, Eddie Barr is credited with laying the foundation for a caddie program that has produced more than 320 Evans Scholars.

Barr, known as EB by many of the caddies, served as caddie manager at Beverly from the mid-1940s through the mid-1980s when his protégé, Tom Gorman, took over as the club’s caddie manager. Gorman was inducted into The Caddie Hall of Fame in 2005. Together, Barr and Gorman with managing a caddie program that has produced 326 Evans Scholars, the most from any single club in the country.

For his work promoting the important role of caddies in the game of golf, Eddie Barr earned a place in The Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.

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