Meet the caddie: Billy Spencer

Twitter Handle
@Spencercaddy17

How long have you caddied?
Since 2000

Players I’ve caddied for…
C.T. Pan, Daniel Berger, Stephan Jaeger, Jason Bohn, Bret Stegmaier, Will MacKenzie, Bo Van Pelt, Jason Bohn, Russel Henley, DH Lee, Tag Ridings and Doug LaBelle

Childhood hometown…
Toronto, Ontario

High School attended…
Aurora High School Class of 1993

College attended….
Carleton University 1994

Did you play college golf?
No

Did you play other sports in college? 
Yes, hockey

What is your golf handicap?
5

What is your greatest golf memory?
First round of golf with my Dad and son in the same group. Pretty cool for the 3 of us to play 18 holes.

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
First trip to The Masters.

Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Fred Couples

Favorite city to visit?
Maui & Charlotte

Favorite course to caddie?
Augusta National

Favorite course to play?
Colonial Country Club

Professional interests outside of golf?
Coaching youth hockey. Helping out local high school and college kids playing competitive golf.

Favorite food?
Anything off the grill in the backyard

Favorite beverage?
Tito’s w/ ice – light on the water!

Favorite restaurant?
Mi Cocina

Favorite bar?
Real Sports

Favorite sports team?
Toronto Maple Leafs

Favorite movie?
Slapshot

Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Dad, my son Zack, Jim Spencer

Hobbies outside of golf?
Watching my son play baseball, coaching youth hockey in Dallas.

Who is your inspirational role model? 
Father

Do you have a nickname on Tour, what is the story behind it? 
Spence, pretty unoriginal, took the r off my last name.

What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career? 
Tie, first Masters and first W

What is your favorite stop on Tour and why? 
Augusta, everything is perfect, no other event can compare.

Where do you reside during the offseason? 
Toronto/Dallas

Greatest golf shot you have personally witnessed on Tour?
Tiger got it up and down shortsided on a downslope in a bunker left of 14 green at Congressional. No room and hit it an inch. He played like a dog the first 2 days we were paired together. Won the tournament.

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