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Jim and Jackie Warters


Inducted in 2009

Longtime golf writer Jim Warters and his wife Jackie dedicated their lives to the game of golf and worked together to support the role of caddies in the game.

A native of Knoxville, TN, Warters worked at a number of esteemed newspapers and magazines before being hired by the PGA of America. During a 12-year tenure at the PGA of America, he was editor of the PGA Magazine, served as the organization’s news director and media relations director. In their later years, Jim and Jackie owned and operated Jim Warters Communications, where they continued to advocate for caddies. Jim Warters died in 2010.

For their work promoting the important role of caddies in the game of golf, Jim and Jackie Warters earned a place in the Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.