FAQ: What should a caddie wear?

Did you know that there are rules and regulations when it comes to what a PGA Tour caddie can wear? Credit: Reinhold Matay-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.

At a PGA Tour event, the caddie wear is usually pretty standard — a golf shirt tucked into golf shorts and a pair of sneakers. But did you know the PGA Tour has rules and regulations for what caddies can wear? Matt Minister, caddie for Patrick Cantlay, explains.

What should a caddie wear?

Minister: A caddie should look like a golfer in my opinion. Just not dressed better than their pro. There are rules and regulations the Tour provides as to what caddies should wear. Collared shirts, knee-length shorts and flat-soled shoes are the ones that stick out. Dress the part to play the part.

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