Meet the caddie: Duane Bock


Twitter Handle
@duanebock

How long have you caddied?
Since 2005

Players I’ve caddied for…
Ken Duke, Doug LaBelle, Kevin Kisner

Childhood hometown…
East Hampton, NY

High school attended…
East Hampton High, Class of 1987

Did you play college golf?
Yes

Where did you play?
Campbell University

What is your greatest golf memory?
Winning the 1992 North and South Amateur Championship at Pinehurst #2 and being the ninth-ranked amateur in the nation at end of 1992.

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Returning to Pinehurst #2 and caddying in the 2014 U.S. Open.

Greatest golf shot you have personally witnessed on tour… 
Phil Michelson’s monster flop shot from the edge of the hazard right of 18 at TPC Boston to inches of the hole.

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

Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Payne Stewart

Favorite city to visit?
Every city my family is with me

Favorite course to caddie? 
Hilton Head

Favorite course to play?
Maidstone

Professional interests outside of golf?
Teaching

Favorite food? 
All seafood

Favorite beverage?
Cold beer

Favorite restaurant?
The one I don’t have to wait to be seated

Favorite bar?
Wherever my friends are

Favorite sports team?
Team Kiz

Favorite movie?
A Few Good Men

Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
My Dad (Dave) and two kids (Albany and Alex)

Hobbies outside of golf?
Watching my kids compete

Any other information you would like for us to know that we may have not previously known? 
My nickname growing up was ICE (I Can Eat)

Do you have a nickname on Tour? What is the story behind it? 
Dewey. Started in Elementary School. Friends thought it was neat my name was DUane and not DEwayne. One day we went to the library and learned about the “Dewey Decibel System” and from that day forward, I’ve been called Dewey.

 

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