Meet the caddie: Zach Guthrie

Twitter Handle
@zachcguthrie

How long have you caddied?
3.5 years

Players I’ve caddied for…
Luke Guthrie, Hunter Mahan

Childhood hometown…
Quincy, IL

Did you play college golf?
Yes

Where did you play?
Western Illinois University

What is your greatest golf memory?
Winning five straight Big Ten Championships during my six-year career as the Assistant Men’s Golf Coach at the University of Illinois.

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Caddying in the 2013 BMW Shanghai Masters where Luke nearly won against a great field and realizing how global the stage is we are competing on.

What is the best part about being a caddie?
Waking up on Thursday morning of a tournament week ready to go compete.

Favorite professional golfer growing up?
Tiger Woods

Favorite city to visit?
Washington D.C.

Favorite course to caddie?
Pebble Beach

Favorite course to play?
TPC Sawgrass

Professional interests outside of golf?
Coaching, Real Estate, Finance

Favorite food?
Mexican

Favorite beverage?
Diet Coke

Favorite restaurant?
Gem City Pizzeria and Mexican

Favorite bar?
Pete’s

Favorite sports team?
Cubs, Bulls, Jaguars

Favorite movie?
Tin Cup

Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
My brother, Lee Trevino, Greg Norman, Tiger Woods

Hobbies outside of Golf?
Any activity with family, fitness, golf instruction, home projects/woodworking, visiting national parks

Any other information you would like for us to know that we may have not previously known?
Spent five years preceding caddie career as Assistant Golf Coach at University of Illinois

What is your golf handicap? 
0

Are you involved in a charity/foundation? 
Begin Again Foundation

Alternate career choice and why? 
Coaching because having the opportunity to influence others positively is very rewarding and needed in the world.

What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career? 
Two final group appearances

What is your favorite stop on Tour and why? 
Riviera for the quality of the golf course and the vibe of Santa Monica.

What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why? 
The bench at Pebble Beach because that is where I took my wife after I proposed to her.

Where do you reside during the off season? 
Ponte Vedra, Florida

Greatest golf shot you have personally witnessed on tour? 
Bubba bombing it over 350 cross bunker on 17 at Greenbrier.

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