Golf Caddies help the golfers during the tournament with shot selection and equipment details. More then 300 big prize fund tournament in golf take place each year. When ever a golfers wins the event a specific share of 10% prize money goes to his caddie account. United States Open is the biggest golf tournament that is schedule during a year the winner of this tournament earn $2.16 million.
|Caddie||Annual Earnings||Prize Money Share|
|J.P Fitzgerald||$1.65 Million||10%|
|Austin Johnson||$1.6 Million||10%|
How Golf Caddies Make Extra Bonus Money Tournament Prize Money:
There is one person on the course that will make more money then $300,000 from one big PGA tour in golf calendar. A caddie who did not take a single shot during the whole tournament received the actual 10% share from the prize money of the winners share. Here today we will discuss some of the top earning caddies in golf. See which golfer caddie earn in millions.
J.P Fitzgerald : Annual Earnings ($1.65 Million) :
J.P Fitzgerald managed Rory McIlroy as a golf caddy during the PGA tours. He become the highest earning golf caddies when McIlroy finished well in the PGA golf tours. His earnings include the prize money share from the purse of PGA Championship and The Open Championship.
Austin Johnson : Annual Earnings ($1.6 Million) :
Austin Johnson who is the golf caddie of golfer (Dustin Johnson). He received the award of the caddie of the year honors. His earnings as caddie increased from $900,000 to $1.6 million.