Walter 'Cricket' Pritchett
Inducted in 2006
A longtime PGA TOUR and club caddie, Walter “Cricket” Pritchett caddied in several major championships and was on the bag for Charles Coody’s 1971 Masters victory.
A native of Houston, TX, Pritchett was introduced to the game of golf when he began caddying at age nine. In 1963, Pritchett decided to try his hand at being a professional caddie and spent several years working on the PGA TOUR. In 1971, Pritchett partnered with Charles Coody and together they won the Masters.
For his work promoting the important role of caddies in the game of golf, Pritchett earned a place in the Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.