Meet the caddie: Julian Trudeau

 

Twitter Handle
@jules_trudeau

How long have you caddied?
3 years

Players I’ve caddied for…
Graham DeLaet, Mallory Blackwelder, Chris Baryla, Cydney Clanton, Ricky Barnes, Russell Knox, Colt Knost, Joel Dahmen, Brandon Harkins and Chad Campbell

Childhood hometown…
Saint-Lambert, QC and Phoenix, AZ

High school attended…
Chaparral High School (Class of 1999) Scottsdale, AZ

Did you play college golf?
Yes

Where did you play?
Wichita State University

What is your greatest golf memory?
Our come-from-behind win at the 1998 Arizona State High School Championship (Chaparral High School).

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Graham chipping in on 18 in alternate-shot at 2013 Presidents Cup.

What is the best part about being a caddie?
The paycheck

Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Tom Lehman and Tiger Woods

Favorite city to visit?
Asheville, NC

Favorite course to caddie?
Riviera CC

Favorite course to play?
Mayacama GC

Professional interests outside of golf?
I would love to throw at 95 MPH so I could pitch for the Diamondbacks.

Favorite food?
Carne Asada & Chicken Piccata

Favorite beverage?
Prairie Baard beer

Favorite restaurant?
Cúrate in Asheville, NC and Il Bosco in Scottsdale, AZ

Favorite bar?
K O’Donnell’s in Scottsdale, AZ

Favorite sports team?
Montréal Canadiens and Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite movie?
Wedding Crashers for a funny movie and Shawshank Redemption for serious movie

Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
My brother Alex, Mario Lemieux, Tiger Woods

Hobbies outside of golf?
My wife and I enjoy cooking at home.
We also enjoy watching new TV shows (Homeland, Billions, Suits, to name a few).

Any other information you would like for us to know that we may not have previously know?
Starting left fielder for the 1999 AZ State High School baseball champions.

Alternate career choice and why?
Accountant, love numbers

Nickname…
Jules

What is your favorite stop on Tour and why?
Hartford, my first tournament in 2012, great caddie hospitality, fun golf course

What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why?
Oxbow Market in Napa, something for everyone.

What is one thing about you that most people would be surprised to know?
I speak fluent French.

Greatest golf shot that you have personally witnessed on Tour?
Graham holed two shots on 18 at Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village: a bunker shot to beat Speith in singles, and a chip shot with Jason Day to halve Keegan and Phil.

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