Caddie Picks: How they fared at the Open Championship and the Barbasol Championship

One of our caddies predicted a Francesco Molinari victory at the Open Championship. Credit: Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports

Each week, we will reveal how our caddies stacked up with their respective “Caddie Line” picks.

Year-to-date top-10 finishes (beginning at John Deere Classic and thru Open Championship/Barbasol Championship):

1st: 1
2nd: 4
3rd:
4th:
5th: 1
6th: 3
7th: 1
8th:
9th: 1
10th:

Here’s a look at how all their picks have made out this season (WD = Withdrawal; MC = Missed Cut):

Open Championship Results

It was an impressive week for our caddies at the Open Championship. Along with picking the newest major champion – Francesco Molinari – our caddies also identified Rory McIlroy and Xander Shauffele, who tied for second, as well as Tiger Woods, who tied for sixth.

Caddie 1

  1. Dustin Johnson, MC
  2. Tiger Woods, T6
  3. Rickie Fowler, T28
  4. Rory McIlroy, T2
  5. Tommy Fleetwood, T12

Caddie 2

  1. Austin Cook, T28
  2. Xander Shauffele, T2
  3. Jordan Spieth, T9
  4. Francesco Molinari, Winner
  5. Rory McIlroy, T2

Caddie 3

  1. Dustin Johnson, MC
  2. Kevin Na, T51
  3. Jon Rahm, MC
  4. Rory McIlroy, T2
  5. Brooks Koepka, T39

Barbasol Championship Results:

Over in Kentucky at the Barbasol Championship – which ran into Monday due to weather – our caddies had Billy Horschel (T2), Tom Lovelady (T2), J.T. Poston (fifth) and Brian Gay (sixth) among their picks for the week.

Caddie 1

  1. Billy Horschel, T2
  2. Joel Dahmen, T15
  3. Tom Lovelady, T2
  4. Brian Gay, 6
  5. Josh Teater, T40

Caddie 2

  1. Billy Horschel, T2
  2. Joel Dahmen, T15
  3. Whee Kim, T66
  4. Andres Romero, T21
  5. Chris Kirk, T40

Caddie 3

  1. Joel Dahmen, T15
  2. J.T. Poston, 5
  3. Tyler Duncan, T49
  4. Johnson Wagner, T31
  5. Seamus Power, T34

John Deere Classic Results:

At the John Deere Classic, it was a mixed bag for our caddies, as four of their picks missed the cut, one withdrew and five of their collective picks finished inside the top 20.

Harold Varner III was the best of the bunch with his sixth-place showing. Kevin Streelman was next best. He fired a final-round 65 to tie for seventh.

Caddie 1

  1. Zach Johnson, T16
  2. Steve Stricker, T43
  3. Bryson DeChambeau, WD
  4. Joaquin Niemann, T23
  5. Brian Gay, MC

Caddie 2

  1. Kyle Stanley, MC
  2. Harold Varner III, 6th
  3. Steve Stricker, T43
  4. Bryson DeChambeau, WD
  5. Zach Johnson, T16

Caddie 3

  1. Chez Reavie, MC
  2. Bryson DeChambeau, WD
  3. Zach Johnson, T16
  4. Kevin Streelman, T7
  5. Robert Streb, MC

NEXT WEEK: RBC Canadian Open

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