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The 2000 Caddie Hall of Fame was held March 19th at the Renaissance Hotel at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine FL. The night started with a silent and live auction, followed by the induction ceremony and a pairing party for the 2000 Caddie Cup Challenge. It was the first time the PGA TOUR Caddies matched their skills against the Senior PGA TOUR Caddies in a match play event. We are proud to announce that the Senior PGA TOUR Caddies won the event hands down.

Congratulations to all who Participated!

2000 Caddie Hall of Fame

One year later almost to the date the PCA Worldwide Foundation returned to the World Golf Village to honor thirteen "Golden Caddies" that have helped make the game what it is today!

The evening was filled with excitement and joy! After 500 years the stewards of the game were once again being honored for their achievements and contributions to the game of GOLF! The participants and attendees of the event all have been enriched by the experiences that these "Golden Caddies" shared with everyone who attended the banquet.


The 2000 PCA Worldwide Caddie Hall of Fame Inductees:

Lorne "Rabbit" LeBere
Sam "Killer" Foy
Freddie Bennett
Ross "Cotton" Young
Ernest "Creamy" Carolan
Jim Clark
Al "Rabbit"Dyer
James "Tip" Anderson

Willie Aitchison
Greg Rita
Willie Peterson
Roscoe Jones
Lee Lynch

Lorne "Rabbit" LeBere: Has worked on TOUR for the past 30 years and is still going strong. Rabbit worked with Rocky Thompson in over 75 events over the past several years. Rabbit can be seen each week on the Senior PGA TOUR.

Sam "Killer" Foy: One of the oldest and most respected caddies of all time. Killer retired from boxing where he was the Texas State Champ and took up caddying full time on TOUR. He chalked up 36 wins and 3 Majors. He worked for Hale Irwin and Jack Nicklaus and many other great of the game in his 45 years on TOUR.

Killer's most remarkable accomplishment came when he beat stomach cancer to get back to Looping. Killer passed away in 2002 he will be remembered by all he touched and honored by all who had the opportunities to know him.

In Memory of Sam 'Killer" Foy 2002


Freddie Bennett: Caddie Master at Augusta National for 40 years and retired this year after the Masters. Freddie also has the distinction of being one of the first inductees into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.
Ross "Cotton" Young: Has caddied at Saucon Valley GC in Pennsylvania for the past 71 years. Ross is a gentleman and the perfect example of what a caddie is all about. He has worked two Opens which include the US Senior Open this year at the Club. His fine personality and dedication to his profession have kept him going all these years.
Ernest "Creamy" Carolan: Arnold Palmer's long time caddie who worked on the TOUR for many great players, including Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Don January and Raymond Floyd over his 50 years on TOUR. Creamy was best known on TOUR for his ability to shag balls with a baseball glove, his excellent yardage sheets, and his great sense of humor. Even though he is retired, Creamy can be seen at the Cadillac NFL Classic in NJ and the Bay Hill Classic in Orlando Florida.

Jim Clark: Oldest working caddie to date. At 90 years old he still loops, when the weather is good, at Baltusrol GC in Springfield NJ. Jim has had the honor to work at both US Opens at the Club and carry the bag for Gary Player. In his spare time Jim is out helping out the elderly who he visits weekly.

Jim always has a story and is respected in his community and church.

Alfred "Rabbit" Dyer: They call him Rabbit not because he is quick with the wit or is the Mohammed Ali of Caddies, but because of his expertise on the Basketball court as a young boy. Rabbit is most recognized for carrying Gary Player's bag for 18 years. He won 2 Majors, 4 Opens and PGA Titles worldwide. Rabbit has had a total of 47 wins, and is the first caddie to work all four Majors. Rabbit also caddied for Ben Hogan, Sam Snead and most recently for Arnold Palmer in the Senior Canadian Open this year.

James "Tip" Anderson: St. Andrew's legendary caddie who worked with Arnold Palmer and Tony Lema for all of their British Open victories.

Holding court at the Dunvagen Hotel St. Andrew Florida during the 2000 open. A wonderful, colorful personality we had the pleasure of meeting and spending time with.

Tip's book is a hole by hole instruction on how to play the Old Course a must read for anyone heading over the pond

Willie Aitchison: Started caddying on TOUR in 1951, has 7 wins and is currently the Caddie Master for the European PGA TOUR. Willie worked with Lee Trevino in the past and was most recently seen carrying his bag in t he 2000 Open St. Andrews Scotland.

Willie receiving his award and much deserved recognition into the PCA Worldwide Caddie Hall of Fame at the Rusack's Hotel.

Greg Rita: Has worked for John Daly, Curtis Strange and most recently David Duval. Greg has over 20 years on TOUR numerous wins and and 2 majors under his belt..
Willie Peterson: Jack Nicklaus's caddie at Augusta who worked for him when he won the Masters each of his five times. But caddying was not all Willie was known for he was often called on to cook for the players and their families at Augusta during The Masters.
Roscoe Jones: Worked with Nancy Lopez and others claims 48 wins during his lifetime Please e-mail us a picture
Please e-mail us a picture Lee Lynch: Caddied on the PGA TOUR till he passed away he worked with Tony Lema and Al Geiberger when he shot the his recorded 59.

The Lynda Barco Award previously the PCA Worldwide Caddie Appreciation Award for a Corporation who has supported the PCA Worldwide over the years was given to Mr. Steve Burks representing Marriott Vacation Club International, Inc. Sponsors of the PCA Worldwide for the past 6 years.

PCA Worldwide would like to thank the Golf Channel for filming this great event, Waterford Crystal for providing the Awards and All of our sponsors who made this event possible.

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