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William Survilla


Inducted in 2005

The longtime caddie manager at Oak Park Country Club in Oak Park, IL, William Survilla is credited with mentoring thousands of youth caddies and overseeing a caddie program that produced many Evans Scholars.

Survilla was introduced to the game when he began caddying at age 13. He went on to run the caddie program at Oak Park Country Club for 30 years. More than 60 of the caddies who worked for Survilla during his tenure went on to earn the Evans Scholarship.

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