Caddies are equally influential in the game of golf. They may not be able to take part as a player, but give insights, instruction and help the golfer about the shots, weather, and status of wind. Without a good caddy, it's tough for any golfer to win an event or compete with some of the best golfers.
Top caddies can make six-figures, and 5 of them made at least $350,000+ in 2020. Just check the list that we pick about five caddies who earn a handsome amount from the events + tournament winning share.
5. Adam Hayes (Jon Rahm)
The caddie of the 2020 PGA BMW Championship winner (Jon Rahm) is currently earned ($374,625) and holds the fifth spot in the list of highest-paid caddies list. Jon is a solid player, and Adam is a skilled caddie that makes the duo impactful at any course, and with a good going season 2020 for Jon, Adam is definitely pleased with his player’s performance.
4. Paul Tesori (Webb Simpson)
The caddie of the sixth-ranked golfer in the world is right now carried ($417,595) in his money bag from the prize purse received by Simpson. Both are together for the last ten years, and Simpson believes it was God who brought the Simpson-Tesori tandem together. Simpson is a 7-time PGA Tour winner and always delivers healthy challenge on the course that makes Paul purse heavy.
3. Austin Johnson (Dustin Johnson)
World No.1 Dustin Johnson’s caddie Austin Johnson currently earned ($472,600), all thanks to Johnson’s solid play at (PGA tour) events in 2020. Nevertheless, still, some prominent PGA tour events left, and if Dustin Johnson finished in the top 5 or win Austin Johnson will become the leading golf caddie in earnings for sure
2. Jonathan Jakovac (Collin Morikawa)
Jonathan Jakovac, who supports golfer (Collin Morikawa) in PGA tours, makes more than $486k from the prize money purse earned by (Morikawa). Jonathan plays a big support system in Collin’s game, and when he won he claims huge, like in this year’s PGA Championship, Morikawa won a handsome $1.98, and Jonathan bag of money will also see a good raise that leads him to 2nd spot in this list with ($486,825)
1. Jimmy Johnson (Justin Thomas)
The Former World No.1 Justin Thomas earns big money this year. Justin Thomas, who claims the PGA Tour Sentry Champions and St Jude Invitational, brought 10% of prize money share to his caddie (Jimmy Johnson). The cool man Thomas received the highest prize money share at Jude Invitation 2020, up to ($182,200), which makes Jimmy Johnson richer and makes him the top spot contender in the list of top-earning caddies on PGA Tour 2020. ($502,851)
So now you know that even caddies are pros in their field!
Source - www.sportekz.com
Posted on: 2020 Dec 16 Wed