Meet the caddie: Matthew Achatz

How long have you caddied?
8 years

Players I’ve caddied for…
Jim Herman, Rocco Mediate, Matt Bettencourt and David Mathis

Childhood hometown…
St. Clair, Michigan

Did you play college golf?
Yes

Where did you play?
St. Clair County Community College

What is your greatest golf memory?
The first time I ever broke 40 for nine holes. Holed out a pitching wedge for a 2 on the par-4 eighth hole at Pine Shores Golf Course. Then parred No. 9 for a 38! It was the first time myself or any of my friends ever broke 40.

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Working the 2008 U.S. Open for Rocco Mediate. We eventually lost in a playoff to Tiger Woods.

What is the best part about being a caddie?
Building friendships and helping someone to achieve their professional goals.

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