What is a caddie bib?
The bibs worn by PGA Tour caddies are utilitarian in nature — they have pockets in which to carry tees, pencils, scorecards and yardage books — but they serve another purpose, too: marketing the title sponsor’s brand and the FedEx Cup, both locally and on national television.
What should a caddie wear?
All caddies must wear a collared shirt. Male caddies may wear slacks or hemmed shorts, not more than 2” above the knee. Female caddies may wear slacks, shorts, skorts, or golf skirts/dresses, all hemmed appropriately. Caddies must wear smooth, rubber-soled shoes.
Why is a golf caddy called a caddy?
In the 15th century Mary Queen of Scots was studying in France and introduced the game to the French. While she displayed the game to the French she had helpers to carry her equipment. These helpers were from the military and were called cadets, hence the term “caddie”.