Caddie Picks: How they fared at the 2019 BMW Championship

Jon Rahm, Adam Hayes
Jon Rahm and caddie Adam Hayes. Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

This is the tally of top-10 finishers for our caddie picks in the 2018-19 PGA Tour season:

1st: 11
2nd: 8
3rd: 5
4th: 11
5th: 7
7th: 8
8th: 7
9th: 7
10th: 4

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks have made out this season, tournament by tournament (WD = Withdrawal; MC = Missed Cut; DNS = Did Not Start; MDF = Made Cut, Did Not Finish):

2019 BMW Championship:

Justin Thomas fired a course-record 61 at Medinah on Saturday to take a hefty six-stroke lead into Sunday’s final round of the BMW Championship. He closed the tournament out with a 4-under 68 and a three-stroke victory over Patrick Cantlay. The win was the 10th of Thomas’s PGA Tour career.

Among our six caddie picks for the BMW Championship, two players finished inside the top 10. Jon Rahm led the way with a T5, while Adam Scott finished T9. Rory McIlroy was also a top-20 finisher for the caddie picks with his T19.

Here’s a look at how all the picks fared in the BMW…

Caddie 1

  1. Brooks Koepka, T24
  2. Abraham Ancer, T28

Caddie 2

  1. Adam Scott, T9
  2. Rory McIlroy, T19

Caddie 3

  1. Jon Rahm, T5
  2. Francesco Molinari, T61

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2019 The Northern Trust:

Jon Rahm was the top finisher at Liberty National in The Northern Trust among our caddie picks with a T3, which was two strokes behind winner, Patrick Reed. The caddies also forecasted a solid week for Louis Oosthuizen, who delivered with a T6. Three other picks — Dustin Johnson (T24), Adam Schenk (T24) and Billy Horschel (T21) all finished inside the top 25.

For the season, our caddies have identified 73 top-10 finishers to date.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in the first leg of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup…

Caddie 1

  1. Dustin Johnson, T24
  2. Ryan Armour, T43
  3. Pat Perez, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Adam Schenk, T24
  2. Patrick Rodgers, MC
  3. Billy Horschel, T21

Caddie 3

  1. Louis Oosthuizen, T6
  2. Jon Rahm, T3
  3. Marc Leishman, MC

2019 Wyndham Championship:

With a flawless round of 8-under 62 on Sunday, J.T. Poston earned his first PGA Tour victory in the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.

Our caddie picks for the Wyndham saw two players finish inside the top 20: Matt Wolff (T19) and Viktor Hovland (4th). For Hovland, it was the best finish of his career.

Here’s a look at how all the picks fared in Greensboro…

Caddie 1

  1. Scott Piercy, T36
  2. Shawn Stefani, T22
  3. John Chin, T69

Caddie 2

  1. Brandt Snedeker, T39
  2. Matt Wolff, T19
  3. Martin Kaymer, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Austin Cook, T72
  2. Jordan Spieth, MDF
  3. Viktor Hovland, 4th

2019 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational:

In the final WGC event of the 2018-19 PGA Tour season, Brooks Koepka won the FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Sunday by three strokes over Webb Simpson, thanks to weekend rounds of 64-65. The victory — Koepka’s third of the season — was his first in a WGC.

Though none of our caddies pegged Koepka for a win this week, it was definitely a solid week for picks. All the caddie picks finished inside the top 24 at TPC Southwind, led by Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood, who each tied for fourth. Just outside the top 10 at T12 were Patrick Cantlay, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson and Cameron Smith. Here’s a look at how all the picks fared in Memphis…

Caddie 1

  1. Patrick Cantlay, T12
  2. Justin Thomas, T12
  3. Nate Lashley, T20

Caddie 2

  1. Dustin Johnson, T20
  2. Patrick Cantlay, T12
  3. Matthew Wolff, T24

Caddie 3

  1. Rory McIlroy, T4
  2. Tommy Fleetwood, T4
  3. Cameron Smith, T12

2019 Open Championship:

With an incredible performance at Royal Portrush, Ireland’s Shane Lowry dominated the 148th Open Championship, winning by a stunning six shots over Tommy Fleetwood at 15 under.

Tony Finau finished alone in third, eight strokes behind Lowry, at 7 under.

The highest finisher amongst our caddie picks in the season’s final major championship was Brooks Koepka. Koepka tied for fourth and ended 2019 with a final major line that looks like this: T2-Win-2-T4. With that line, Koepka became the fourth player in the modern era (since the 1934 Masters) to finish in the top 4 in all four majors in a season, joining Jack Nicklaus (1973), Tiger Woods (2005) and Jordan Spieth (2015).

Here’s a look at how all our caddie picks fared in The Open…

Caddie 1

  1. Rory McIlroy, MC
  2. Xander Shauffele, T41
  3. Erik van Rooyen, T20

Caddie 2

  1. Tiger Woods, MC
  2. Corey Conners, MC
  3. Graeme McDowell, T57

Caddie 3

  1. Matt Kuchar, T41
  2. Brooks Koepka, T4
  3. Gary Woodland, MC

2019 John Deere Classic:

Viktor Hovland, 21, is making it a habit of soaring up the leaderboard on Sundays.

In the last three weeks, Hovland has posted scores of 64-65-64 in final rounds. His latest 64 came Sunday in the John Deere Classic. With it, he moved 23 spots up the leaderboard to finish in a tie for 16th. That made Hovland the highest finisher amongst this week’s caddie picks.

Here’s a look at how all our caddie picks fared at TPC Deere Run…

Caddie 1

  1. Daniel Berger, T33
  2. Brian Harman, T26
  3. Scott Stallings, T18

Caddie 2

  1. Matthew Wolff, T37
  2. Robert Streb, MC
  3. Michael Kim, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Joel Dahmen, MC
  2. Zach Johnson, T37
  3. Viktor Hovland, T16

2019 3M Open:

It was an incredible finish at the inaugural 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities.

Moments after Bryson DeChambeau took a one-stroke, clubhouse lead with an eagle on the 18th hole in the penultimate pairing, Matthew Wolff — playing in just his third PGA Tour event as a pro — holed an eagle putt from off the 18th green to win by one shot.

Among our caddie predictions, Hideki Matsuyama was the top finisher in Minnesota with his T7. Monday qualifier Arjun Atwal also had a strong showing with a T23. Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in the 3M Open…

Caddie 1

  1. Rory Sabbatini, MC
  2. Hideki Matsuyama, T7
  3. Arjun Atwal, T23

Caddie 2

  1. Jason Day, T66
  2. Patrick Reed, T23
  3. Doc Redman, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Brooks Koepka, 65th
  2. Joaquin Niemann, T23
  3. Patrick Reed, T23

2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic:

What a sensational week it was at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, as third-alternate — and the last player to get into the field — Nate Lashley delivered an impressive, six-stroke victory. The win was the first of Lashley’s PGA Tour career.

It wasn’t necessarily a great week for our caddie predictions, but there was one big-time bright spot. That came in the form of Doc Redman.

Redman, the 2017 U.S. Amateur champ, Monday qualified for the Rocket Mortgage Classic to earn just his second PGA Tour start this season. And did he ever take advantage of the opportunity, finishing runner-up to Lashley. Redman opened the tournament with a 68 and finished with three straight 67s for his best-ever PGA Tour finish.

Here’s a look at how the rest of this week’s picks fared at Detroit Golf Club…

Caddie 1

  1. Vaughn Taylor, T46
  2. Sungjae Im, T21
  3. Shawn Stefani, T35

Caddie 2

  1. Rickie Fowler, T46
  2. Doc Redman, 2nd

Caddie 3

  1. Dustin Johnson, MC
  2. Bubba Watson, MC
  3. Keith Mitchell, MC

2019 Travelers Championship:

Chez Reavie put on a show last week in Cromwell, Conn., winning the 2019 Travelers Championship by an impressive four strokes. Reavie put the wheels in motion for the victory with a 7-under 63 in the third round — which included a 7-under 28 on the back nine — to take a six-stroke advantage into the final round.

As for our caddie picks… it wasn’t a banner week! For just the fourth time this season, our caddie picks failed to garner a top-10 finish. Patrick Cantlay had the highest finish among the picks with his T15. Sungjae Im was not far behind with a T21.

Bubba Watson, a three-time winner in Hartford, seemed like a logical pick for a great week, but he finished T54.

Here’s a look at how all the picks fared…

Caddie 1

  1. Viktor Hovland, T54
  2. Francesco Molinari, T57
  3. Patrick Cantlay, T15

Caddie 2

  1. Bubba Watson, T54
  2. Patrick Cantlay, T15
  3. Sungjae Im, T21

Caddie 3

  1. Viktor Hovland, T54
  2. Bubba Watson, T54
  3. Sungjae Im, T21

2019 U.S. Open:

It was an incredible week at Pebble Beach for Gary Woodland in the 119th U.S. Open.

The 35-year-old was sensational all week long and took a one-stroke lead into the final round. Previously, Woodland had been 0-for-7 in tournaments where he led going into the final day. Now, he’s 1-for-8 and the “one” came in one of the biggest of them all.

Woodland put an exclamation point on his first major victory by holing a long birdie putt on the 72nd hole for a 2-under 69 to finish three strokes clear of two-time defending U.S. Open champ, Brooks Koepka.

As for our caddies, they identified two, top-10 finishers in Henrik Stenson (T9) and Rory McIlroy (T9). Here’s a look at how all their picks fared at Pebble…

Caddie 1

  1. Jim Furyk, T28
  2. Henrik Stenson, T9
  3. Paul Casey, T21

Caddie 2

  1. Dustin Johnson, T35
  2. Rory McIlroy, T9
  3. Tiger Woods, T21

Caddie 3

  1. Jason Dufner, T35
  2. Keegan Bradley, MC
  3. Rickie Fowler, T43

2019 RBC Canadian Open

Rory McIlroy made a statement Sunday at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open.

In the final tune-up before the season’s third major — the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach — McIlroy fired a final-round of 9-under 61 at Hamilton Golf & Country Club in Ontario to run away with a seven-stroke victory. The win was McIlroy’s second of the season to go along with the Players Championship.

Surprisingly, not one of our caddies had McIlroy pegged for a win in Canada. Among their respective picks, Matt Kuchar was the top finisher with a T4.

Brooks Koepka and defending champ Dustin Johnson were also among the picks, but didn’t play particularly well, finishing T50 and T20, respectively.

Caddie 1

  1. Brooks Koepka, T50
  2. Dustin Johnson, T20
  3. Matt Kuchar, T4

Caddie 2

  1. Dustin Johnson, T20
  2. Brooks Koepka, T50
  3. Sam Saunders, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Jim Furyk, T27
  2. Scott Piercy, MC
  3. Brooks Koepka, T50

2019 Memorial Tournament:

With an outstanding final round of 8-under 64 at Muirfield Village Golf Club on Sunday, Patrick Cantlay won the Memorial Tournament by two strokes at 19 under over runner-up Adam Scott. The victory was the second of Cantlay’s PGA Tour career.

Though our caddie pickers didn’t have Cantlay tabbed for a win, their other picks fared well with three, top-10 finishers. Jason Dufner and Jordan Spieth both tied for seventh, while Tiger Woods tied for ninth. Xander Shauffele (T14) and Justin Rose (13th) were two other caddie selections who finished inside the top 15.

In all, that makes 62, top-10 finishers so far this season for the caddie picks.

Here’s a look at how all the picks fared at Memorial…

Caddie 1

  1. Matt Kuchar, MC
  2. Jason Dufner, T7
  3. Xander Shauffele, T14

Caddie 2

  1. Justin Rose, 13th
  2. Tiger Woods, T9
  3. Peter Uilhien, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Jason Dufner, T7
  2. Tony Finau, MC
  3. Jordan Spieth, T7

2019 Charles Schwab Challenge:

For the second week in a row, one of our caddie’s successfully picked a winner.

This time it was Kevin Na, who picked up his third career PGA Tour title at Colonial in the Charles Schwab Challenge. Na was fantastic all week long, finishing in style on Sunday with a birdie at the last for a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau.

But that wasn’t the only solid pick for our caddies. They also predicted big weeks from Ryan Palmer and Rory Sabbatini — both players tied for sixth — as well as Jordan Spieth, who tied for eighth.

All in all, our caddies have identified 59 top-10 finishers this season. Of those 59, 11 have been tournament winners.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared at Colonial…

Caddie 1

  1. Francesco Molinari, T53
  2. Justin Rose, T58
  3. Kevin Na, Won

Caddie 2

  1. Jon Rahm, MC
  2. Rickie Fowler, MC
  3. Ryan Palmer, T6

Caddie 3

  1. Jordan Spieth, T8
  2. Rory Sabbatini, T6
  3. Chez Reavie, MC

2019 PGA Championship:

The 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., proved to be a remarkable week for our caddies who made picks.

Each of the three caddies picking, fingered Brooks Koepka to win. He did, successfully defending his title from Bellerive last August, winning his fourth major overall and the third in his last five tries. Other caddie picks to finish inside the top 10 at the PGA were: Dustin Johnson (second), Gary Woodland (T8), Rory McIlroy (T8) and Matt Kuchar (T8).

The caddies also predicted a big week from Lucas Glover — who won the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black — and he tied for 16th.

The only player to miss the cut out of the caddie picks, surprisingly, was 2019 Masters champion, Tiger Woods.

Koepka’s victory made it the 10th time this season the caddie’s have successfully predicted a winner. Overall, they’ve now racked up an impressive 55, top-10 finishes this season.

Caddie 1

  1. Gary Woodland, T8
  2. Brooks Koepka, Won
  3. Tiger Woods, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Brooks Koepka, Won
  2. Matt Kuchar, T8
  3. Lucas Glover, T16

Caddie 3

  1. Rory McIlroy, T8
  2. Brooks Koepka, Won
  3. Dustin Johnson, 2nd

2019 AT&T Byron Nelson

Sung Kang earned his first PGA Tour victory on Sunday, defeating Scott Piercy and Matt Every at the AT&T Byron Nelson by two strokes.

None of our caddies had Kang among their pre-tournament picks to win, however they did pick Brooks Koepka (fourth) and Justin Harding (T10).

Two of the caddies had picked Marc Leishman, but unfortunately for the Aussie, he never teed it up, withdrawing before his first round on Thursday due to a lower back injury.

The PGA Tour travels north this week for the season’s second major — the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black — where Koepka is the defending champion.

Caddie 1

  1. Marc Leishman, WD
  2. Justin Harding, T10
  3. Wyndham Clark, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Jordan Spieth, T29
  2. Ryan Palmer, T43
  3. Tony Romo, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Brooks Koepka, 4th
  2. Marc Leishman, WD
  3. Scottie Scheffler, T35

2019 Wells Fargo Championship:

It was a special Sunday at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte for Max Homa. It was there that Homa fired a final-round, 4-under 67 for a three-stroke victory in the Wells Fargo Championship — his first career PGA Tour victory.

Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy were the top finishers amongst our caddie picks, finishing T4 and T8, respectively, bringing the total number of top-10 finishers amongst the caddie picks to 48 this season.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared at Quail Hollow…

Caddie 1

  1. Webb Simpson, T18
  2. Rory McIlroy, T8
  3. Lucas Glover, T31

Caddie 2

  1. Rory McIlroy, T8
  2. Jason Day, T24
  3. Tony Finau, T60

Caddie 3

  1. Tony Finau, T60
  2. Rickie Fowler, T4
  3. Rory McIlroy, T8

2019 Zurich Classic of New Orleans:

Spain’s Jon Rahm teamed up with Ryan Palmer to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana by three strokes on Sunday over the team of Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood.

Though are caddies weren’t able to successful pick the winners this week, they did have three teams that finished inside the top 13: Brain Gay and Rory Sabbatini (T3); Charley Hoffman and Nick Watney (T9); and Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy (T13).

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks made out in NOLA…

Caddie 1

  1. Patrick Cantlay and Patrick Reed, MC
  2. Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy, T13
  3. Charley Hoffman and Nick Watney, T9

Caddie 2

  1. Kyle Stanley and Tony Finau, MC
  2. Patrick Cantlay and Patrick Reed, MC
  3. Adam Scott and Jason Day, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Corey Conners and Mackenzie Hughes, T30
  2. Jhonattan Vegas and Abraham Ancer, MC
  3. Brian Gay and Rory Sabbatini, T3

2019 RBC Heritage:

Taiwan’s C.T. Pan, 27, played rock-solid golf in the final round of the RBC Heritage on Sunday, firing a 4-under 67 to earn his maiden victory on the PGA Tour.

None of our caddies had Pan breaking out this week, but all three picked Matt Kuchar as one of their favorites to win. Kuchar matched Pan’s Sunday 67, which included a birdie on the final hole, to finish alone in second-place — his second such finish in his last four starts.

Our caddies also predicted that South Carolina native Dustin Johnson would have a big week. The world No. 1 was in contention for a win going into the final round, but plummeted with an uncharacteristic 77, including a back-nine 41 — with a birdie on the final hole — to finish T28. That was Johnson’s worst score of the year by three strokes.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared at Harbour Town…

Caddie 1

  1. Dustin Johnson, T28
  2. Matt Kuchar, 2nd
  3. Jonathan Byrd, T48

Caddie 2

  1. Matt Kuchar, 2nd
  2. Xander Shauffele, T63
  3. Si Woo Kim, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Webb Simpson, T16
  2. Matt Kuchar, 2nd
  3. Dustin Johnson, T28

2019 Masters:

The comeback is complete — and in a major way.

For the first time since the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, Tiger Woods is once again a major champion — for the 15th time in his career, just three behind Jack Nicklaus — after winning the 2019 Masters. It marked the first time in his career, unbelievably, that Woods came from behind on the final day to claim a major.

It was also green jacket No. 5 for Woods, who now trails only Nicklaus — by one — for most Masters wins in history.

As for the Masters caddie picks, one caddie tabbed Woods for the win — the ninth time this season our caddies have successfully picked a winner. They also had Justin Thomas and Matt Kuchar, who both tied for 12th.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared at the Masters…

Caddie 1

  1. Justin Thomas, T12
  2. Tiger Woods, Won
  3. Rory McIlroy, T21

Caddie 2

  1. Rory McIlroy, T21
  2. Matt Kuchar, T12
  3. Kevin Tway, T36

Caddie 3

  1. Charley Hoffman, T29
  2. Paul Casey, MC
  3. Marc Leishman, T49

2019 Valero Texas Open:

Corey Conners of Canada became the final player to punch a ticket into the 2019 Masters by virtue of his victory in the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio on Sunday. Conners became just the fifth Monday qualifier since 1980 to win on the PGA Tour.

Conners played phenomenal golf all week long, but especially in the final round, where he fired a 6-under 66 to finish at 20 under, two strokes clear of runner up Charley Hoffman.

As for our caddies, it was a week they’d probably rather forget, picks-wise. The top finisher amongst our caddie picks was Rickie Fowler with a tie for 17th. The only other top-20 finisher our caddies identified was Sungjae Im. He tied for 20th.

Don’t worry though, folks. The caddies were just warming up for some solid Masters predictions! Here’s a look at how all their picks fared in San Antonio…

Caddie 1

  1. Jimmy Walker, T30
  2. Joel Dahmen, T69
  3. Austin Cook, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Billy Horschel, MC
  2. Austin Cook, MC
  3. Seamus Power, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Rickie Fowler, T17
  2. Abraham Ancer, T42
  3. Sungjae Im, T20

2019 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship:

For the first time in four years, 2010 U.S. Open Champion Graeme McDowell is once again a winner on the PGA Tour.

With the victory, McDowell became the fourth European-born player in as many weeks to win on the PGA Tour, which is a new record. McDowell fired a 3-under 69 in the final round of the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship to finish one stroke ahead of both Mackenzie Hughes and Chris Stroud.

The win was the fourth of McDowell’s PGA Tour career.

Our caddies had two picks finish inside the top 10. They were Sungjae Im and Aaron Baddeley. Both players tied for seventh.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in the DR…

Caddie 1

  1. Sungjae Im, T7
  2. Jhonattan Vegas, T26
  3. Johnson Wagner, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Sungjae Im, T7
  2. Aaron Baddeley, T7
  3. Matt Jones, T18

Caddie 3

  1. Jhonattan Vegas, T26
  2. Joaquin Niemann, MC
  3. Sungjae Im, T7

2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play:

It was redemption in the WGC-Dell Match Play for Kevin Kisner.

One year after getting smoked by Bubba Watson in the final, Kisner became the first player in tournament history to go from runner-up one year to winner the next, taking down Matt Kuchar 3&2 in Sunday’s final at Austin Country Club.

Our caddie picks yielded just two top-5 finishers this week in runner-up Kuchar and Tiger Woods, who tied for fifth. After advancing to the knock-out stage, Woods squared off against Rory McIlroy on Saturday morning in a much-anticipated match up that Woods controlled throughout.

In the afternoon, however, Woods was downed in the quarterfinals by little-known (until the match) Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark. Woods had a chance to force the match to extra holes, but failed to convert a 5-foot par putt on the final hole.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in Austin…

Caddie 1

  1. Tommy Fleetwood, T24
  2. Tony Finau, T40
  3. Tiger Woods, T5

Caddie 2

  1. Chez Reavie, T56
  2. Xander Shauffele, T24
  3. Matt Kuchar, 2

2019 Valspar Championship:

For the third time in as many weeks, a 2018 European Ryder Cup team member has won on the PGA Tour. Following Francesco Molinari (Bay Hill) and Rory McIlroy (TPC Sawgrass), this week it was England’s Paul Casey successfully defending his title at the Valspar Championship for his third career PGA Tour victory.

It wasn’t exactly a banner week for our caddies, who have been on fire with their picks as of late. Even still, they did yield two, top-10 finishes thanks to Jon Rahm and Dustin Johnson. Both players tied for sixth.

Next best amongst the caddie picks was Lucas Glover. Glover bounced back from a disappointing missed cut at the Players Championship one week ago to finish T13 at Innisbrook.

Here’s a look at how each of the caddie picks fared on the Copperhead Course…

Caddie 1

  1. Kevin Kisner, T24
  2. Lucas Glover, T13
  3. Patrick Reed, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Brandt Snedeker, T30
  2. Charl Schwartzel, MC
  3. Jon Rahm, T6

Caddie 3

  1. Ryan Moore, MC
  2. Patrick Reed, MC
  3. Dustin Johnson, T6

2019 Players Championship:

For the eighth time this season, our caddies picked a winner.

Two caddies had Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy pegged to win the Players Championship and he did just that, notching his first PGA Tour win since the 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational on this same weekend a year ago.

Jim Furyk, 48, had the clubhouse lead after a sensational final-round 67, but McIlroy rallied to birdie Nos. 15 and 16 after a bogey on 14 before happily making pars on the final two holes to secure his first victory at TPC Sawgrass and his 15th career PGA Tour win.

With the win, McIlroy moved up to No. 4 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

The caddies had one other top-10 finisher thanks to England’s Tommy Fleetwood, who wound up T5. Adam Scott finished just outside the top-10 with a T12.

Here’s a look at how all the picks fared at TPC Sawgrass…

Caddie 1

  1. Keegan Bradley, T16
  2. Tommy Fleetwood, T5
  3. Lucas Glover, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Ryan Palmer, MC
  2. Gary Woodland, T30
  3. Rory McIlroy, Won

Caddie 3

  1. Rory McIlroy, Won
  2. Lucas Glover, MC
  3. Adam Scott, T12

2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational:

Over at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday, something happened that hasn’t happened since the 2010 Open Championship at St. Andrews: Not a single American finished among the top 5.

Francesco Molinari — the 2018 Open Champion — was victorious at Arnie’s place, firing an incredible 8-under 64 in the final round, which was the round of the day by two strokes. That’s the same margin with which he finished ahead of runner-up Matthew Fitzpatrick.

Though our caddies didn’t identify a winner at Bay Hill, they did highlight three top-10 finishers in Rory McIlroy (T6), Keith Mitchell (T6) and Lucas Glover (T10).

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in Orlando…

Caddie 1

  1. Michael Thompson, MC
  2. Henrik Stenson, T17
  3. Lucas Glover, T10

Caddie 2

  1. Rory McIlroy, T6
  2. Phil Mickelson, MC
  3. Keith Mitchell, T6

Caddie 3

  1. Rory McIlroy, T6
  2. Rickie Fowler, T40
  3. Ryan Moore, T33

2019 Honda Classic:

The Honda Classic might be the early candidate for tournament of the year. Keith Mitchell emerged from a jam-packed leaderboard with an incredible four birdies over his last seven holes — including a 15-footer at the last — to snag his first PGA Tour victory.

You want to talk about pressure? If Mitchell hadn’t made the putt on 18 at PGA National, he would have been heading to a playoff with Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka. That putt alone ought to do plenty for Mitchell’s confidence going forward.

So how did our caddie picks fare at the Honda Classic, the first leg of the Florida Swing? All their picks made the cut and three finished in the top 20. But, Fowler was the only pick to finish inside the top 5. The former Honda winner tied for second, just about a month removed from his victory at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Here’s a look at how all the picks panned out at the Honda…

Caddie 1

  1. Justin Thomas, T30
  2. Brian Gay, T20
  3. Michael Thompson, T16

Caddie 2

  1. Michael Thompson, T16
  2. Rickie Fowler, T2
  3. Daniel Berger, T36

Caddie 3

  1. Rickie Fowler, T2
  2. Daniel Berger, T36
  3. Joaquin Niemann, T59

2019 WGC-Mexico Championship:

The first World Golf Championships event of the new calendar year took place last weekend in Mexico City with the WGC-Mexico Championship.

Dustin Johnson smoked the field, finishing five strokes better than runner-up Rory McIlroy and 10 shots clear of the third-place finishers.

It was a solid week for our caddies, too, who identified the winner for the fourth time in five weeks.

Here’s a closer look at how all their picks fared…

Caddie 1

  1. Justin Thomas, 9th
  2. Bryson DeChambeau, T56
  3. Phil Mickelson, T39

Caddie 2

  1. Jon Rahm, T45
  2. Gary Woodland, T17
  3. Justin Thomas, 9th

Caddie 3

  1. Dustin Johnson, Won
  2. Justin Thomas, 9th
  3. Tiger Woods, T10

2019 Genesis Open:

Our caddies didn’t pick the winner at the 2019 Genesis Open, but it was still one heck of a week for them at famed Riviera Country Club.

Highlighted by Rory McIlroy’s T4, our caddies also tabbed Michael Thompson and Dustin Johnson to have big weeks. They finished T7 and T9, respectively. They also picked Bubba Watson, Patrick Cantlay and Bryson DeChambeau, who all tied for 15th.

Ultimately, it was J.B. Holmes who came out as the champion — his first win since the 2015 Shell Houston Open.

Caddie 1

  1. Michael Thompson, T7
  2. Bubba Watson, T15
  3. Patrick Cantlay, T15

Caddie 2

  1. Bubba Watson, T15
  2. Rory McIlroy, T4
  3. Paul Casey, T25

Caddie 3

  1. Dustin Johnson, T9
  2. Bryson DeChambeau, T15
  3. Scott Stallings, MC

2019 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am:

For the fifth time in his illustrious career, Phil Mickelson is once again a winner in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Mickelson finished off an impressive, final-round, 7-under 65 on Monday to defeat Paul Casey by three strokes. The 48-year-old Mickelson now has 44 career wins on the PGA Tour.

It was also another solid week for our caddie picks. One caddie had Mickelson winning the event, making it the third straight tournament in which a caddie pick has gone on to win.

Two of our caddies also warned that you should look out for Jason Day. The Aussie ended the tournament in a tie for fourth.

Here’s a closer look at the outcome for all the caddie picks at Pebble…

Caddie 1

  1. Matt Kuchar, T22
  2. Jason Day, T4
  3. Dustin Johnson, T45

Caddie 2

  1. Tony Finau, T38
  2. Tommy Fleetwood, T45
  3. Phil Mickelson, Won

Caddie 3

  1. Dustin Johnson, T45
  2. Jason Day, T4
  3. Adam Scott, MDF

2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open:

Due to heavy winds, it wasn’t a pretty final round at TPC Scottsdale in the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Sunday.

Rickie Fowler shot a 3-over 74 and still managed to defeat runner-up Branden Grace by two strokes. Fowler did rally late with birdies on two of his final four holes after what looked to be a devastating two-hole stretch at Nos. 11 and 12, where he gave back four strokes, going triple-bogey, bogey.

So how did our caddie picks fare at TPC Scottsdale? Quite well, actually.

Among the nine picks (seven different players), three finished inside the top 15, including the winning pick with Fowler. Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared…

Caddie 1

  1. Hideki Matsuyama, T15
  2. Rickie Fowler, Won
  3. Phil Mickelson, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Xander Shauffele, T10
  2. Tony Finau, MC
  3. Matthew Wolff, T50

Caddie 3

  1. Phil Mickelson, MC
  2. J.B. Holmes, T26
  3. Hideki Matsuyama, T15

2019 Farmers Insurance Open:

Justin Rose — the world’s No. 1 player — proved why he’s worthy of that position on Sunday with an incredible victory at Torrey Pines in the Farmers Insurance Open, where he somehow reached a winning total of 21-under par.

At least one of our caddies saw that coming for Rose, as the Englishman was in fact one of our caddie picks to win.

Our caddies also warned you to keep an eye on Jason Day and Jon Rahm at Torrey and both finished T5.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in San Diego…

Caddie 1

  1. Keith Mitchell, MC
  2. Jason Day, T5
  3. Tony Finau, T13

Caddie 2

  1. Xander Schauffele, T25
  2. Jon Rahm, T5
  3. Cameron Champ, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Justin Rose, Won
  2. Tony Finau, T13
  3. Charles Howell III, T20

2019 Desert Classic:

The 60th edition of the Desert Classic at PGA WEST did not disappoint. Phil Mickelson, making his 2019 debut, flirted with 59 early in the week (but settled for a 60), and the leaderboard was tight throughout.

Ultimately, it was little-known Adam Long who pulled through. Long made an incredible birdie on the par-5 18th hole Sunday to win the tournament by a single shot over Mickelson and past Desert Classic champion, Adam Hadwin.

So how did the caddie picks fare in the desert?

They identified four, top-18 finishers, highlighted by defending champion Jon Rahm, who finished alone in sixth-place.

Here’s a look at how all the picks finished…

Caddie 1

  1. Justin Rose, T34
  2. Abraham Ancer, T18
  3. Andrew Putnam, T34

Caddie 2

  1. Jon Rahm, 6th
  2. Patrick Cantlay, T12
  3. Brian Gay, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Corey Conners, MC
  2. Russell Knox, T18
  3. Charles Howell III, T34

2019 Sony Open in Hawaii:

It was tight for a little stretch at Waialae on Sunday in the final round of the Sony Open in Hawaii, but Matt Kuchar pulled away over the last few holes and strolled to a four-stroke victory over Andrew Putnam. The win was Kuchar’s second of the new season to go along with his triumph in Mexico at the Mayakoba Classic in November.

As for the caddie picks… Though they didn’t pick a winner, four of the players they told you to look out for finished inside the top 16, highlighted by top-10 finishers Charles Howell III (T8) and Bryson DeChambeau (T10).

Here’s a look at how all their picks fared…

Caddie 1

  1. Patton Kizzire, T13
  2. Bryson DeChambeau, T10
  3. Justin Thomas, T16

Caddie 2

  1. Troy Merritt, MC
  2. Justin Thomas, T16
  3. Gary Woodland, MDF

Caddie 3

  1. Kevin Kisner, T69
  2. Charles Howell III, T8
  3. Andrew Landry, MC

2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions:

It was a short field at the winners-only Sentry Tournament of Champions last week at Kapalua Resort’s Plantation Course in Maui. Just 34 players were scheduled to tee it up, but a Kevin Na withdrawal reduced the size to 33.

Xander Schauffele fired an incredible 11-under 62 in the final round to overcome a five-shot deficit to begin the day and win for the fourth time in his PGA Tour career.

Here’s a look at how our caddie picks fared in paradise for the first event of calendar year 2019…

Caddie 1

  1. Dustin Johnson, T4
  2. Matt Kuchar, T19
  3. Gary Woodland, 2

Caddie 2

  1. Dustin Johnson, T4
  2. Brooks Koepka, 24
  3. Justin Thomas, 3

2018 Hero World Challenge:

Spain’s Jon Rahm continued his impressive play in 2018, capping off the calendar year with a victory at the Hero World Challenge on Sunday.

Though none of our caddies picked Rahm to win this past weekend, they did identify three top-8 finishers. Two caddies selected Tony Finau, the runner up. They also picked Justin Rose (third) and Xander Schauffele (T8).

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in The Bahamas…

Caddie 1

  1. Tony Finau, 2
  2. Hideki Matsuyama, 18

Caddie 2

  1. Bryson DeChambeau, T12
  2. Tony Finau, 2

Caddie 3

  1. Justin Rose, 3
  2. Xander Shauffele, T8

2018 RSM Classic:

Patrick Rodgers set a PGA Tour record for scoring in his final two rounds of the RSM Classic, firing 61-62. That, however, wasn’t enough to beat Charles Howell III. Howell claimed his first Tour victory since 2007, downing Rodgers on the second hole of a playoff.

It was a sensational week for our caddies, who not only successfully identified Howell as the tournament winner, but also had third-place finisher Webb Simpson, as well as Kevin Kisner and Zach Johnson who both tied for seventh.

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in Sea Island…

Caddie 1

  1. JT Poston, MC
  2. Chris Kirk, T46
  3. CT Pan, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Kevin Kisner, T7
  2. Charles Howell III, Won
  3. Kramer Hickok, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Webb Simpson, 3
  2. Robert Streb, T32
  3. Zach Johnson, T7

2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic:

Matt Kuchar snapped an 89-start winless drought on Sunday, as he was victorious in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. He did so with a local caddie, no less.

As for our caddie picks at Mayakoba? It wasn’t a great week, but they did have two, top-16 finishers in Emiliano Grillo (15th) and Rickie Fowler (T16).

Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared in Mexico…

Caddie 1

  1. Brian Gay, T41
  2. Gary Woodland, T41
  3. Jordan Speith, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Emiliano Grillo, 15th
  2. Gary Woodland, T41
  3. Keith Mitchell, T65

Caddie 3

  1. Rickie Fowler, T16
  2. Jordan Spieth, MC
  3. Chez Reavie, T26

2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:

It might be a new season, but one thing remains the same: Bryson DeChambeau is on fire.

For the fifth time overall and the fourth time in as many months, DeChambeau won on the PGA Tour. His latest — the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas — came on Sunday at TPC Summerlin, where he edged Patrick Cantlay by one stroke, thanks largely to an eagle on the par-5 16th hole.

It was a stellar week for our caddies, too, as they identified three top-10 finishers, highlighted by DeChambeau. They also had Rickie Fowler (T4) and Gary Woodland (T10).

Here’s a closer look at how all the caddie picks fared in Vegas…

Caddie 1

  1. Troy Merritt, T57
  2. Sam Burns, MC
  3. Cameron Champ, T28

Caddie 2

  1. Tony Finau, T36
  2. Gary Woodland, T10
  3. Bryson DeChambeau, Winner

Caddie 3

  1. Scott Stallings, T69
  2. Tony Finau, T36
  3. Rickie Fowler, T4

2018 Sanderson Farms Championship:

In Jackson, Mississippi at the Sanderson Farms Championship, heralded rookie Cameron Champ — just 23 years old — won his first PGA Tour event by an impressive four strokes.

Our caddies identified five, top-25 finishers, including Champ. It was the first victory of the season for our caddie picks.

Bill Haas was the next-best caddie pick finisher with his T14. Here’s a look at how all the caddie picks fared…

Caddie 1

  1. Tom Lovelady, 25th
  2. Sungjae Im, MC
  3. Scott Stallings, T39

Caddie 2

  1. Bill Haas, T14
  2. Ryan Blaum, T20
  3. Seamus Power, 19th

Caddie 3

  1. Ryan Armour, T54
  2. Aaron Baddeley, MC
  3. Cameron Champ, Winner

2018 CJ Cup at Nine Bridges:

Brooks Koepka, the PGA Tour’s 2017-18 Player of the Year, looks to be picking up right where he left off. Koepka won the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday in South Korea. It was his fifth career PGA Tour victory and propelled him to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

As for how our caddie picks fared, Gary Woodland was the lone bright spot, as he finished runner-up to Koepka. The only other top-20 finisher among last week’s caddie picks, was Marc Leishman — winner of the CIMB Classic. He tied for 18th.

Here’s a look at how all our caddies’ picks fared in Korea:

Caddie 1

  1. Justin Thomas, T36
  2. Marc Leishman, T18
  3. Kyle Stanley, 66

Caddie 2

  1. Marc Leishman, T18
  2. Justin Thomas, T36
  3. Brandt Snedeker, T36

Caddie 3

  1. Marc Leishman, T18
  2. Gary Woodland, 2nd
  3. Justin Thomas, T36

2018 CIMB Classic:

Australia’s Marc Leishman won for the fourth time in his PGA Tour career on Sunday at the CIMB Classic. Leishman ran away from the field at TPC Kuala Lumpur with a dazzling, final-round 65 and a five-stroke victory over Emiliano Grillo, Chesson Hadley and Bronson Burgoon.

Our caddies had a solid week with their picks. Justin Thomas and Gary Woodland tied for fifth, while Austin Cook tied for 13th.

Here’s a look at how all our caddies’ picks fared in Malaysia:

Caddie 1

  1. Justin Thomas, T5
  2. Xander Shauffele, 25th
  3. Gary Woodland, T5

Caddie 2

  1. Xander Shauffele, 25th
  2. Austin Cook, T13
  3. Justin Thomas, T5

2018 Safeway Open:

The first event of the 2018-19 PGA Tour season is in the books and a first-time PGA Tour winner was crowned.

Kevin Tway, son of PGA Champion Bob Tway, captured the Safeway Open, outlasting Brandt Snedeker and Ryan Moore in a playoff. With his victory, Tway made it so that he and his father are the 10th father-son duo in history to have victories on the PGA Tour.

As for our caddie picks, let’s just say they were a little rusty in the first start of the season! The top finisher among all the picks was Cameron Champ, who tied for 25th.

Here’s a look at how all our caddies’ picks fared at Silverado:

Caddie 1

  1. Chez Reavie, T33
  2. Brendan Steele, T53
  3. Andrew Putnam, DNP

Caddie 2

  1. Cameron Champ, T25
  2. Beau Hossler, MC
  3. Ollie Schniederjans, MC

Caddie 3

  1. Brendan Steele, T53
  2. Chez Reavie, T33
  3. Kelly Kraft, MC

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