Meet the caddie: Justin York
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Chez Reavie, K.J. Choi, Roger Tambellini, Josh Teater, Colt Knost and Y.E. Yang
High school attended…
Paradise Valley HS, Class of 2000
Arizona State University
Did you play college golf?
What is your greatest golf memory?
Winning with Roger Tambellini on the Nationwide Tour.
What is the best part about being a caddie?
Traveling the world.
Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Favorite city to visit?
Favorite course to caddie?
Favorite course to play?
Whisper Rock (Lower)
Professional interests outside of golf?
Alternate career choice and why?
Professional poker player, I’m my own boss and it’s all on me
Favorite sports team?
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Burr
Hobbies outside of golf?
Baseball, football, video games and weight training
Who is your inspirational role model?
Do you have a nickname on Tour? What is the story behind how it was given to you?
Birddog, it was given to me by Andy Sanders and Mike Christensen. Was telling a story about trying to find a ball during an event and said I was good at birddogging balls. They called me it once and it stuck.
What is your favorite stop on Tour and why?
Charlotte. Great run tournament, lots of scenery.
What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why?
il Bosco’s. It is a pizza place in Scottsdale Arizona where I live. It’s the best pizza and a good atmosphere. I’m usually having dinner there with the guys that stay with me that week and my wife and it’s always awesome.
Greatest golf shot you have personally witnessed on Tour?
Sung Kang hit a cut 3wood to about 8 feet on #13 at tpc Scottsdale from the desert partial blocked by a bush.