36 Signs You Grew Up Caddying

It was more than a summer job. It was a way of life.

1. You started caddying when the bags were taller than you.

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2. You truly believe waiting for a loop is worse than purgatory.

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3. This is your worst enemy.

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4. You know the importance of a full boat.

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5. And that putters are a waste of your time.

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6. You laugh when other people complain about their weak-ass farmer’s tan.

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7. This is your Bible.

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8. And you’ve memorized every word.

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9. This is your patron saint.

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10. You didn’t have a checking account because you dealt straight cash, homie.

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11. And your cash flow closely resembled that of a low-level drug dealer.

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12. In fact you probably caddied with a few of those too…

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13. And they were really nice dudes.

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14. You know the caddie master decides your entire fate.

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15. You know Tuesday morning is women’s day.

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16. You know members will never recall your name.

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17. You’ve been berated for your shadow distracting someone’s putt.

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18. You know missed putts will be blamed on your “shitty reads.”

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19. You’ve seen a million thrown clubs.

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20. You’ve been hit by a ball and milked the injury for an extra tip.

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21. You’ve chain-smoked disgusting cigarettes at 6 a.m. out of boredom.

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22. You know you’re never allowed in the clubhouse.

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23. You got to go to the pool once a year…

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24. And you acted like this.

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25. This is your idea of role play.

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26. You’ve had to deal with members who got too drunk to stand…

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27. Or too stoned off their one-hitter to focus.

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28. Golfers have trusted you with some unbelievable secrets.

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29. You still have your caddie bib and break it out for special occasions.

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30. You consider yourself an expert at pub golf.

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31. And as much as you complained about it…

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32. You took pride in your job.

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33. Because sometimes people actually treated you like a real human being.

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34. And every once in a while when you’re stuck in here…

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35. You remember that were paid over $40 bucks an hour…

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36. To work out here.

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