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Emil 'Smitty' Smith


Inducted in 1999

A professional caddie for more than 30 years, Emil “Smitty“ Smith was best known for his work alongside Bob Charles with whom he won four tournaments, including the 1963 British Open and the 1969 World Match Play Championship. Smith also caddied for Ben Crenshaw on the PGA TOUR.

For his work promoting the important role of caddies in the game of golf, Emil “Smitty” Smith earned a place in the Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.