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Top 10 Highest Paid Golf Caddies In 2022 | Ted Scott Is On The Top With The Total Purse Of $978,600

All we know about the best golfers around the world, making statement with their wins and talent. However, there is a great role of caddies in their success as well as they provide them with moral courage and give some useful advices. Thus, each golfer tried to pick the best caddie and they in return, earn a handsome income. Here are the complete details about highest paid golf caddies for 2022 seasons.

Highest Paid Golf Caddies

Highest Paid Golf Caddies In 2022

Not all caddies are paid equal. There is a fixed share of a caddie according to the positions of the golfer in the tournament. The champion’s caddie received 10% of his prize money share besides the contract salary. Thus, different caddies receive different shares and even the same caddie may receive different shares depending upon the position of the golfer.

If the prize money share of the champion is $1 million, his caddie will pocket the direct 10% share which earned him $100k. While the second and third positioner will pocket 8% and 7% respectively. Means, if the prize money share is same for the 2nd and 3rd positioner, the caddie share is $80,000 and $70,000 respectively. Here are the top 10 highest paid golf caddies in 2022.

1 – Ted Scott

Ted Scott is performing his duties for Scottie Scheffler, who is the most successful golfer on the 2022 PGA tour. He has won 4 tournament on the 2022 tour. Thus Ted Scott has also pocketed a massive revenue for the events. He received the caddie share of $147,600, $216,000, $210,000 and $270,000.

Thus, he is the highest paid caddie of 2022 PGA tour and is earning the base salary of $135k as well the caddie share of $843,600 so far.

2 – Sam Pinfold

Sam is currently caddying for one of the greatest golfer Cameron Smith. He has been performing his duties for many years for the golfer and is also with him on 2022 PGA tour sanctions. Pinfold is estimated to receive a base salary of $120k. However, his caddie share makes a lot of increment in his purse.

Smith won the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions and pocketed a prize money share of $8,200,000. Thus Pinfold pocketed a caddie share of $360,000 for the event. Moreover, $60,900 is also added to his balance as Smith finished 3rd in another PGA event. Thus, his total payouts are $540,900.

3 – Billy Foster

Matt Fitzpatrick has currently won the 2022 US Open golf event. Thus, he pocketed a huge prize money share of $3,150,000. Moreover, his caddie Billy Foster has also received $315,000 as his caddie share.

Foster is also taking home the base salary of $115k. His weekly wage ranges between $1,500 to $2,500 depending upon the significance of the event.

4 – Jim Mackay

Mackay is caddying and taking the bag of one of the greatest name of the Golf world Justin Thomas. Jim is also present in the list as he receives a handsome base salary. The 2022 PGA tour have not been so much good for Thomas and managed winning only one event PGA Championship.

Consequently, Mackay also faced a cut in the total payouts and received $270,000 as the caddie share for the championship.

5 – Gary Matthews

Gary Matthews has been carrying the bag for Joaquín Niemann for many years. Mathews is one of the major reason why Niemann abled to win the Genesis Invitational 2022.

For the tournament, Matthews pocketed the caddie share of $216,000. Moreover, he is also banking a base salary of $120k.

6 – Mark Fulcher

Fulcher and Billy Horschel are one of the strongest pair of Golf as they became the part of many championships in the recent years. He is always there, encouraging Horschel and supporting him.

Fulcher is also among the highest paid golfers in the world and is earning the weekly salary of $1,500. Moreover, he also pocketed the caddie share of worth $216,000 as Horschel won the 2022 Memorial Tournament.

7 – Brett Waldman

Brett Waldman takes the bag of Lee Kyoung-hoon. He always supports him and takes him to win the 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson. His total purse payouts for the 2022 PGA tour so far is $163,800 besides the contract base salary of $120k.

8 – Joe Greiner

Max Homa is one of the best golfer currently active and has won the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship. Joe Greiner is caddying the professional golfer and is seen along with him taking his bag. Greiner has collected the total purse of $162,000 so far on the PGA Tour 2022.

9 – Harry Diamond

Harry Diamond and Rory McIlroy have been partners for a long time and both have performed in many big events. Having won the RBC Canadian Open, Mcllroy has made another success in his PGA career and pocketed the prize money share of $1,566,000. While Harry has pocketed the caddie share of $156,600 for the tournament.

10 – Mark Carens

Mark Carens has played a wonderful hand for J. J. Spaun and supported him in winning the 2022 Valero Texas Open. Carens have banked $154,800 as the caddie share for the tournament. Moreover, he is also having the contract with the golfer earning $120k base salary.

Top 10 Highest Paid Golf Caddies In 2022

CaddiesBase SalaryPrize Money Shares
Ted Scott$135,000$843,600
Sam Pinfold$120,000$540,900
Billy Foster$115,000$315,000
Jim Mackay$115,000$270,000
Gary Matthews$120,000$216,000
Mark Fulcher$110,000$216,000
Brett Waldman$120,000$163,800
Joe Greiner$115,000$162,000
Harry Diamond$120,000$156,600
Mark Carens$120,000$154,800

That’s all about the highest paid golf caddies in 2022 so far in the PGA tours. Further details will be updated here. Stay tuned for more information!

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