Meet the caddie: Matt Minister
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Patrick Cantlay, Sangmoon Bae, Nick Price, Chris Smith, Joe Durant, David Eger, Chip Beck, Eric Compton, Jeff Sluman and Chris Kirk
Did you play college golf?
Where did you play?
The Ohio State University
What is your greatest golf memory?
Finishing the 2002 Open Championship at Muirfield and then going out and playing North Berwick with three great friends that Sunday evening. Amazing day of golf!
What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Winning the 2002 Buick Classic with Chris Smith. We were longtime friends and to see him succeed was an incredible feeling!
What is the best part about being a caddie?
The friendships I have created. Met so many people that I still remain in touch with today. Caddies, players, volunteers and pro-am partners.
Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Favorite city to visit?
Favorite course to caddie?
Favorite course to play?
Augusta National GC
Professional interests outside of golf?
Captain Charlie’s Reef Grill
Favorite sports team?
St. Louis Cardinals, Ohio State Buckeyes
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Nicklaus, Woods, Price
Hobbies outside of golf?
Music, love seeing live music. Other sports, enjoy seeing any games while on the road, being a good husband and father
Any other information you would like for us to know that we may have not previously known?
I have a family and I miss them very much when I am on the road, no matter how much fun it looks like I am having.
What is your golf handicap?
Who is your inspirational role model?
Do you have a nickname on Tour and what is the story behind how it was given to you?
Rev, it was given to be in college based off my last name. First player I worked with on Tour was a college friend so the nickname came with me.
What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career?
Winning the Memorial Tournament with Cantlay. It is where I group up and went starting at age 7.
What is your favorite stop on Tour and why?
Heritage, laid back atmosphere and great golf course.
What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why?
Fidel’s at Torrey. Great Mexican food, cool vibe
Where do you reside during off season?
Jupiter, Florida…what off season?