Meet the caddie: Steven Hulka

How long have you caddied?
Since 1972 (Except decade of the 1980’s)

Players I’ve caddied for…
Too numerous to list. Have caddied for over 150 players, most notably David Graham.

Childhood hometown…
Chicago, IL

Did you play college golf?

Where did you play?
University of Illinois

What is your greatest golf memory?
Making my first hole-in-one while playing with my Dad.

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Asking the members at my club in 1989 (where I was the head professional) permission to caddie for Tom Watson in the 1989 PGA Championship where we finished ninth the year Payne Stewart won his first major. Payne’s caddie Mike Hicks, and his wife Meg, stayed at our house that week.

What is the best part about being a caddie?
Being inside the ropes and on a first-name basis with the greatest players in the world. (And getting paid for it).


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