Meet the caddie: Heath Holt
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Ricky Smallridge, David Jackson, Skip Kendall, Corey Pavin, Peter Lonard, Brian Bateman, John Rollins, Jonathan Byrd, Chris Stroud, K.J. Choi, Brendan Todd, Greg Chalmers, Zach Wright, Eric Axley, Kris Blanks
Wentzville, MO and Lakeville, MN
High school attended…
Lakeville High School, class of 1991
Did you play college golf?
Where did you play?
Missouri Southern State University, class of 1996
What is your greatest golf memory?
Watching Sam Snead and Byron Nelson start the 2000 Masters.
What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Winning the 2009 Reno-Tahoe Open with John Rollins.
What is the best part about being a caddie?
I love to competition. Golf is the most the most unique professional sport. Even though caddies don’t hit any shots we are part of the game.
Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Favorite city to visit?
Favorite course to caddie?
Favorite course to play?
Professional interests outside of golf?
Family, Economics, Politics
The one with the cheapest beer and BarDog in Memphis, TN
Favorite sports team?
St. Louis Cardinals, KC chiefs
Caddie Shack, Blazing Saddles
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Mark Levin, Thomas Sowell, Rush Limbaugh
Hobbies outside of golf?
Duck hunting, Fishing, Cooking, KC Chiefs football, STL Cardinals baseball, home improvement projects, concerts and music events, politics
What is your golf handicap?
Are you involved in a charity/foundation?
Who is your inspirational role model?
Alternate career choice and why?
Financial services, it’s the same job just played in a different location
What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career?
Getting a win while on the bag with John Rollins, but more than anything watching the best players in the world from the best seat in the house.
What is your favorite stop on Tour and why?
The best place from a treatment standpoint is a toss up between The Wells Fargo in Charlotte and the Travelers in Hartford. I absolutely love returning to both places each year. From a golf standpoint, Pebble Beach wins every time.
What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why?
I love good Mexican food, toss up, Pappasittos, be Lupe’s Tortilla in Houston Texas. Maybe give the nod to Pappasittos because they have Fajita butter.
Where do you reside during off season?
Greatest golf shot you have personally witnessed on Tour?
Even though I didn’t actually see it. The hole in one Tiger Woods made at the Phoenix Open in 1997. I was standing on the driving range which is closely located to the 16th hole. I swear the ground shook, it was the loudest sustained roar I have heard to this day.