Caddying for the Champions with Steve Williams

In this podcast Peter Croker chats with the World number one caddy Steve Williams. With 37 years of experience on the bag, Steve has caddied for World Champions Greg Norman, Tiger Woods and currently for Adam Scott. Steve’s book “Out of the Rough” has also been recently published, and is a must read for all golfers and followers of the game.

In This Episode You’ll Learn

  • Steve starting as a caddy in New Zealand at the age of 6
  • The joy in caddying for 5 times British Open winner Peter Thomson in the 1976 New Zealand Open
  • Caddying for Greg Norman and the how he learnt so much from him
  • Raymond Floyd and his incredible short game
  • The 3 phone calls Tiger Woods made to get Steve to caddy for him
  • The highlight in his time caddying for Adam Scott
  • Steve’s favorite golf course
  • What is required of a caddy apart from just providing yardage
  • The importance of keeping a log or record of a golfer’s performance
  • The reintroduction of a club caddying program at the New South Wales Golf Club in Sydney
  • Tiger Woods obsession and focus on winning the majors
  • The binding moment that cemented the relationship with Tiger Woods
  • Sergio Garcia as the best player never to win a major and his lack of self-belief
  • Why most amateurs should always loosen up before playing and why they should take one extra club when playing shots

Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode

OUT OF THE ROUGH: INSIDE THE ROPES WITH THE WORLD’S GREATEST

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