Meet the caddie: Derek Smith
Guymon, OK, USA
High School attended…
Elk City High School 2003
Wichita State, Texas Tech and the University of Oklahoma 2007
Did you play golf in college?
Yes at Wichita State and Texas Tech
Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Favorite city to visit?
Favorite course to caddie?
Favorite course to play?
Too many to list
El Matador (Fayetteville, AR)
Favorite sports team?
OU football, Denver Broncos, New York Yankees, Arsenal FC
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Tiger, Rory, and Denny
Hobbies outside of golf?
Spending time with my family, sports
Inspirational role model…
What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career?
Winning the 2018 Korn Ferry Tour Championship and locking up fully exempt status for the following season with Denny McCarthy.
What is your favorite stop on Tour and why?
Waste Management. Golf needs more events like it.
What is your favorite restaurant on Tour?
Eat at a lot of local breweries with my main man Crunchy Pete.
Where do you reside in the offseason?
Fayetteville, AR where I reside year round.