Meet the caddie: AJ Montecinos
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Tim O’Neal, Y. E. Yang, Joseph Bramlett, and Kevin Streelman
High school attended…
Canyon Springs Class of 1992
Did you play college golf?
Where did you play?
Jackson State University
What is your greatest golf memory?
Playing 9 holes for $5 a hole when I had only $5 in my pocket. I was 13 years old and walked away with my first $50 bill and gave him $5 for change because I beat him every hole.
Being part of history in college.
What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Being part of history twice with Y.E. Yang in 2009 taking down Tiger Woods and with Kevin Streelman at Travelers in 2013 with finishing with 7 birdies in a row to win.
Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Fred Couples and Tiger Woods
Favorite city to visit?
Favorite course to caddie?
Favorite course to play?
Sonterra Golf Club
Professional interests outside of golf?
GiiC Clothing Line and Real Estate
3/4 water and 1/4 Bai Molokai Coconut
Boudros on the Riverwalk
Favorite sports team?
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Father, Walter Payton, Eddie Payton, My Pastor
Hobbies outside of golf?
I enjoy lawn work and detailing cars.
Any other information you would like for us to know that we may have not previously known?
Will be inducted into the Jackson State Sports Hall of Fame later this year in September.