Or his agents, managers, caddies, and sponsors, all of whom he has at one point or another apologized to by now.
I spoke to eight retired golfers, current caddies, and ex-PGA workers.
Retired players and current caddies tell Gerald Posner about the game inside the real PGA: The “Party Groupie Association.”
The country club has a caddies' clubhouse which they don't use in winter and which they have politely put at our disposal.
Not even the fact that there were no caddies left and I had to carry my own clubs could depress me.
Tripod reading-desks, urn-stands, beautiful tea-trays, caddies and tea-chests are richly inlaid or painted.
"Na, na, naething o' the kind," interposed one of the caddies.
There are pig-tailed fellows for caddies, and it was carefully ascertained that no Chinese sentiment is injured in the matter.
The chief of the Conservatives has certainly an enormous popularity with the caddies.
Mary and Beth took the short cut used by the caddies, and I followed them at a discreet distance.
1630s, Scottish form of French cadet (see cadet). Originally "person who runs errands;" meaning of "golfer's assistant" is 1851. A letter from Edinburgh c.1730 describes the city's extensive and semi-organized "Cawdys, a very useful Black-Guard, who attend ... publick Places to go at Errands; and though they are Wretches, that in Rags lye upon the Stairs and in the Streets at Night, yet are they often considerably trusted .... This Corps has a kind of Captain ... presiding over them, whom they call the Constable of the Cawdys."
"small box for tea," 1792, from Malay kati a weight equivalent to about a pound and a third (in English from 1590s as catty), adopted as a standard mid-18c. by British companies in the East Indies. Apparently the word for a measure of tea was transferred to the chest it was carried in.
A Cadillac automobile: Park that Caddy over there