Meet the caddie: Benjamin Hayes

Benjamin Hayes

Instagram Handle
@Benhayes78

How long have you caddied?
Since 1999

Players I’ve caddied for…
Peter Uihlein, Michael Long, Stephen Leaney, Wade Ormsby, Brett Rumford, Marcus Fraser, Soren Hanson, David Lipsky, J.B. Holmes, Ricky Barnes, Freddie Andersson-Hed

Childhood hometown…
Portsea, Australia

High school attended…
Padua College Class of 1995

Did you play college golf?
No

What is your greatest golf memory?
Winning the club championships at Portsea Golf Club (Victoria, Australia) in 1997.

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Winning the 2017 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship with Peter Uihlein.

What is the best part about being a caddie?
The Pay.

Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Fred Couples

Favorite city to visit?
Melbourne

Favorite course to caddie?
St. Andrews, Muirfield Village

Favorite course to play?
Kingston Heath, Royal Melbourne, Portsea G.C., The National Golf Club

Professional interests outside of golf?
Boxing

Favorite food?
Italian

Favorite beverage?
Guinness

Favorite restaurant?
Lemongrass- Malmo, SWE

Favorite bar?
Q Bar- Melbourne, AUS

Favorite sports team?
Liverpool

Favorite movie?
Pulp Fiction

Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Dad, brother, friend and me

Hobbies outside of golf?
Fitness, nutrition, cricket and soccer

 

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