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John O'Reilly


Inducted in 2002

John “Irish” O’Reilly was a longtime caddie on the European and PGA tours. During his career, O’Reilly caddied for Peter Townsend, Des Smyth and Pádraig Harrington. In 2002, he penned “Life of O’Reilly,” a book about his life as a professional caddie.

For his work promoting the important role of caddies in the game of golf, John O'Reilly earned a place in the Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.

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