Meet the caddie: Zach Guthrie
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Luke Guthrie, Hunter Mahan
Did you play college golf?
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?
Favorite city to visit?
Favorite course to caddie?
Favorite course to play?
Professional interests outside of golf?
Coaching, Real Estate, Finance
Gem City Pizzeria and Mexican
Favorite sports team?
Cubs, Bulls, Jaguars
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?
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.