Questions and answers

How much do Bandon Dunes caddies make?

How much do Bandon Dunes caddies make?

A Bandon caddie typically makes $125-$150 per loop, or roughly $20,000-$60,000 annually, depending on activity. It’s not a lifestyle that allows for putting a lot of money aside for a rainy-day fund, and lately, we’ve been caught in an economic hurricane that won’t go away.

How much does a caddy make at Pinehurst?

Pay for full-time Caddies is approximately $700-1,000 per week. For this position, you must have a general knowledge of the golf game and be able to pass a basic assessment demonstrating your golf knowledge.

Where do you fly into to go to Bandon Dunes?

Southwest Oregon Regional Airport
Fly directly to Bandon State Airport (S05) or Southwest Oregon Regional Airport (OTH), 10 and 35 minutes, respectively, to the gates of the resort. Flights for groups may be arranged through StraightLine Private Air.

Do you have to walk Pinehurst?

The short answer is yes, you definitely can walk during your round on Pinehurst No. Both Pinehurst No. 2 and Pinehurst No. 4 are cart path only.

What is the difference between a caddie and a Forecaddie?

A caddie is a person who is hired to carry clubs and provide other assistance for a player, which could include advice about the course, the clubs players hit for each shot and reading greens. In other words, a forecaddie is a caddie employed by a group of golfers.

Is there a caddie program at Bandon Dunes?

Due to the lack of truly seasonal weather, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is open and plays year-round and boasts a caddie program that rivals any other in the world (I have had other caddie managers at top facilities tell me this to my face, as well as golfers that have gotten bad loopers at premium venues).

When did I start working at Bandon Dunes?

I am a local product, born and raised in the area, that started working as a jock at the resort back in 1999 (yes, the year it opened), and I am here to give you the best dirt on our dirt for whenever you choose to pay your visit.

How many golf courses are there at Bandon Dunes?

Primeval grassy dunes roll to the sea. Six distinctly different courses have been conceived in harmony with the natural environment. They combine with all the essential elements to reveal a new golf experience every time you play.

How much does it cost to have a caddie at Pinehurst?

Most guests typically share a caddie between two players. Our recommended caddie gratuity is $50 and up per bag for a walking caddie, and $30 per bag and up for a forecaddie. Golf carts are required to stay on the cart paths on both Pinehurst No. 2 and No. 4.