Meet the caddie: Aaron Flener


Instagram Handle
@aflener

Twitter Handle
@aaronflener

Players I’ve caddied for…
Kent Bulle, Stephan Jaeger, JT Poston

Birthplace…
Glasgow, KY USA

High school attended…
Glasgow High School Class of ’01

College attended…
Lipscomb University Class of ’06

Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Kenny Perry

Favorite city to visit?
Scottsdale, Vegas, Lexington, Ky.

Favorite course to caddie?
Pebble Beach

Favorite course to play?
Glasgow Country Club

Professional interests outside of golf?
Karaoke

Favorite food?
Free food

Favorite beverage?
Tito’s & Soda

Favorite restaurant?
Peg Leg Porker (Nashville, Tenn.); Elefante in Santa Monica

Favorite bar?
Tin Roof

Favorite sports team?
Kentucky Wildcats, Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators, Atlanta Braves

Favorite movie?
Stepbrothers

Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Me and 3 guys that have a lot of money and are worse than me… or… me, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods and Colt Knost 

Hobbies outside of Golf?
Activities with my family/friends: Leisure sports, Beach vacations, Going to the lake, Kentucky Basketball, Tennessee Titans football, Predators Hockey; travel; karaoke.

Favorite PGA Tour event and why?
Players Championship. I love the Jax Beach area and the tournament is awesome.

Do you have a nickname and what is the story behind how it was given to you?
Big Cat, Keith Mitchell started calling me that on the Latin American tour in 2015 and it stuck.

What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career? 
Being on the bag for JT’s bogey free win at Wyndham this year.

What is your favorite stop on Tour and why? 
Players Championship, I love the Jax beach area ad the tournament is awesome.

What is your favorite restaurant on Tour? 
Elefante in Santa Monica

Where do you reside during off season? 
Nashville, TN

What is one thing about you that most people would be surprised to know? 
I’ve performed 2 weddings

Greatest golf shot you have personally witnessed on Tour? 
George McNeil hit a 40 yard hook around the left trees at 18 at Sanderson Farms, landed it over the bunker in the rough and it rolled out to about 2.5 feet.

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