Inducted in 2017
The longtime caddie manager at Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Briarcliff Manor, NY, Joe Barreiro is credited with mentoring thousands of youth and adult caddies during a career that stretched more than four decades.
A native of Ossining, NY, Joe walked through the gates at Sleepy Hollow in 1965 as a 13-year-old caddie. Joe was hired as the club’s caddie manager in 1972 and worked in that role for 45 years before retiring in 2017. Barreiro had a sterling reputation among his caddies and the membership at Sleepy Hollow who credit him with helping keep golf a walking sport at the club. He was twice recognized by the Westchester Golf Association as its “Caddie Manager of the Year.” During his tenure at the club, Barreiro is credited with mentoring upwards of 4,000 youth and adult caddies.
For his work promoting the important role of caddies in the game of golf, Barreiro earned a place in the Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.