Meet the caddie: Mike Waite
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Joost Luiten, Q Baek ( LPGA), K.J Choi, Martin Laird, Lee Westwood, Michael Campbell, Robert Allenby, Ian Baker-Finch, Rodger Davis, Anders Forsbrand and Wayne Riley
Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
High school attended…
Stratford High School
Did you play college golf?
What is your greatest golf memory?
Breaking 70 for the first time at my home course in New Zealand and Stratford Golf Club.
What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Caddying for Michael Campbell when he won the 2005 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No 2.
What is the best part about being a caddie?
Golf has been a huge part of my life. I love the game, not good enough to play professionally so doing the next best thing. I love being outside so it doesn’t get any better than this.
Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Favorite city to visit?
Gold Coast, Australia where I live
Favorite course to caddie?
Favorite course to play?
Stratford Golf Club, N.Z.
Professional interests outside of golf?
Car racing, all sports
Crown Lager- Best beer in the world
Via Veneto, Versailles, France
Half Moon, Windlesham, Surrey, UK
Favorite sports team?
All Blacks, Brisbane Broncos
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Paul Azinger
Hobbies outside of golf?
Cooking, eating, fishing, watching all sports
Any other information you would like for us to know that we may have not previously known?
Caddied for 30 years for 30 wins worldwide. One major 2005 U.S. Open with Michael Campbell.