FAQ: What do caddies do with the bags between tournaments?

PGA Tour caddies answer the most frequently asked questions from our Caddie Network readers and followers. Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Through our readers and social media followers here at The Caddie Network, we often receive questions related to the caddie profession. We’ve collected the most frequently asked questions from our readers and followers and tasked actual PGA Tour caddies to serve up the answers based on their experiences. Here are the answers — from PGA Tour caddies — to the questions we most often receive from you.

Have you ever wondered what happens with players’ golf bags on the PGA Tour in between events? Do the caddies travel with the bags in between Tour stops? Logical question, for sure, but there’s actually a service — created by a caddie — that players use to transport their gear.

What do caddies do with the bags between tournaments?

I, personally, have never taken my player’s clubs with me unless he was traveling with me to the next event. The players usually take their clubs with them or send it with Hulka Express, which is a baggage service owned by Steve Hulka (also a caddie) that transports players bags from tournament to tournament.

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