Meet the caddie: Travis Perkins

Twitter Handle
@tperkgolf

How long have you caddied?
5 years

Players I’ve caddied for…
Kris Blanks, D.A. Points, Scott Piercy, Aaron Wise, Brandt Snedeker

Childhood hometown…
Lewis Center, Ohio

High school attended…
Olentangy High School 1995

Did you play college golf?
Yes

Where did you play?
Florida Southern College

What is your greatest golf memory?
Getting my PGA Tour card in 2008

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Being on the bag when D.A. won the Houston Open in 2013.

What is the best part about being a caddie?
Traveling and meeting new people every week.

Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Freddy Couples/Jack Nicklaus

Favorite city to visit?
Portland, Oregon

Favorite course to caddie?
St. Andrews

Favorite course to play?
Royal County Downs

Professional interests outside of golf?
Traveling

Favorite food? 
Thai

Favorite beverage?
Tito’s

Favorite restaurant?
Any thai restaurant

Favorite bar?
Harry’s Bar Ayr Scotland

Favorite sports team?
Tampa Bay Buccaneer

Hobbies outside of golf?
All sports Tampa area, BBQ

COMMENTS

  1. Travis, I know your Dad, he worked for the company that build my house here in Delaware. I use to follow ur career because I new him. Glad to see you are still involved in the game.
    Randy Bolton

  2. Go Mocs! I played baseball at FSC in the late 70’s and graduated in 81. I was friends with Tom Patri the D2 champion in 81 or 82. It it is great to see so many former Mocs influential in the PGA and Champions tour.

  3. Hi Travis. Great win today. This is your old pal Paul Pate’s dad, Joseph. Just left Medallion after 27 1/2 years. Playing bent Tree this year, then back to The Lakes next year. Proud of you kid.

  4. Hello Travis…following your caddy career with Sam Burns…Youmans gave me an alert that you are still on the links. I am glad you have found your niche in such an important role…keep up the passion as I remember how focused you were in high school! Congratulations!

  5. Great Job, your making Sam the complete package. Can’t believe how U 2 guys connect.
    T Smith

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