Meet the caddie: Tim Giuliano
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Brandon Harkins, Tim O’Neal, David Frost, Richy Werenski, Lanto Griffin
High School Attended…
Windsor High School, Class of ’04
Did you play college golf?
Where did you play?
Eckerd College (2004-2008)
What is your greatest golf memory?
Anytime I can play with Dad. And, or course, whenever I get to play Augusta National.
What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Three days on the bag for Jack Nicklaus.
What is the best part about being a caddie?
Being in the hunt on Sundays. It’s a rush.
Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Favorite country to visit?
Favorite course to caddie?
Riviera Country Club
Favorite Course to play?
Augusta National Golf Club
Professional interests outside of golf?
Maine Lobster, Grouper
Kombucha, Coffee & Baileys, Rum
Carbones Restaurant in Hartford, CT.
El Alfar in Consuegra, Spain
Favorite sports team?
Hartford Whalers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Real Madrid, Boston Red Sox
A Christmas Story
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
My Dad, and two other golf buddies, Jeff Brown and “Doc” Alexander. This was my favorite group growing up and we had epic matches
Hobbies outside of Golf?
Hockey, Surfing, Wood working, music, playing the guitar, Capoeira, cooking, going to concerts, hanging with my family. Paddle Boarding. Camping. Professional Bull Riding Events. I love to travel, I have been to 21 different countries. I love to learn languages, I am fluent in Spanish and am currently trying to learn Portuguese. I really like to watch movies. I have run with the bulls, been inside The Great Pyramid, backpacked through Europe and Morocco, surfed in Hawaii, and have run a mile in 5 minutes and 11 seconds.
Any other information you would like for us to know that we may have not previously known?
The thing I am most proud of is marrying my wife and being the father to our only child. I am a husband and a Dad first, caddie second. I consider myself to be a “Soul Golfer.” It’s what I love to do and I do it for the thrill and because I find peace in it. I travel with my clubs every week and try to play as much as I can. My favorite store to go shopping in is Costco, you can find anything there. Converse, Rainbow Sandals, Volkswagen, Home Depot and Costco.
Do you have any side businesses that you own or operate?
I manufacture cutting boards and butchers blocks and sell to friends, family and in a store where I live.
Who is your inspirational role model?
Alternate career choice and why?
Import/Export and International shipping. An amazing industry that is full of challenges, excitement, and opportunities that is affected by many things in life and creates an exciting and intense work atmosphere.
Do you have a nickname on Tour and what is the story behind how it was given to you?
Mayor, name is similar to Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City.
What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career?
Caddying for Jack Nicklaus at Augusta National and being paired with Tiger Woods on Sunday at Quail Hollow.
What is your favorite stop on Tour and why?
The Travelers Championship. It was my hometown event growing up and has provided me with so many exciting golf experiences that truly sparked the fire inside me to pursue caddying and a career in golf.
What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why?
The Hatch in Paso Robles, California. An hour or so away from Pebble beach but it is an amazing place to eat. It is in wine country and an easy drive with plenty of sights along the way.
Where do you reside during off season?
What is one thing about you that most people would be surprised to learn?
I speak Spanish fluently.
Greatest golf shot you have personally witnessed on Tour?
The first time I ever saw Tiger hit a stinger 2 iron. Unbelievable.