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The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan:

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Caddy For Life: The Bruce Edwards Story:

Life of O'Reilly: The Amusing Adventures of a Professional Irish Caddy:

Distance to the Green:  A Caddies Lesson in Life, Business, and Golf:

Riverbank Tweed and Roadmap Jenkins:  Tales from the Caddy Yard:

Caddy Sense: Revelations on Playing the Game of Golf:

A Wee Nip at the 19th Hole: A History of the St. Andrews Caddy:

Men on the Bag: The Caddies of Augusta National:

Who's your Caddy:  Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf:

Who's your Caddy: My Misadventures Carrying the Bag:

Bud Sweat and Tees: A Walk on the Wild Side of The PGA Tour:

Maybe it should have been a three iron': My Year as a Caddy for the 438th Best Golfer:

To The Linksland:

The Legend of Bagger Vance:

Fourteen Clubs and the Old Claret Jug:

The Bogey Man:

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Welcome to's Bibliography of Caddie Books - a collection of all the books written by, about, or for golf caddies and caddying.

Books on
this page are those published from 1960 to Present.  Section two and three are Caddie Books Pre WWII, and Caddie Books Post WWII up to 1960.  (Look for their links in the right hand column)  

Book reviews of some are in the left hand column.  You may find and buy most of these books by clicking the Amazon GO button in the search box (top left).

The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan, by John Coyne, St. Martin’s Griffin; 1st Edition (May 15, 2007) Paperback: 288; Dimensions (in inches): 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches, ISBN-10: 031237125X

The Caddie Who Played With Hickory, by John Coyne, St. Martin’s Griffin; 1st Edition, (May 12, 2009) Paperback: 336 pages, ISBN:

Caddy For Life : The Bruce Edwards Story, by John Feinstein, Little, Brown; 1st edition (April 6, 2004), Hardcover: 320 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.14 x 9.32 x 6.28, ISBN: 0316777889.  

Who's Your Caddy?: Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf -by Rick Reilly (Hardcover) Doubleday Books; 1st edition (May 6, 2003) ISBN: 0385488858.

Men on the Bag: The Caddies of Augusta National
-by Ward Clayton, Sports Media Group; (February 1, 2004), Hardcover: 224 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.86 x 8.76 x 5.74, ISBN: 1587260026.

A Wee Nip at the 19th Hole: A History of the St. Andrews Caddie
-by Richard MacKenzie Bantam Books; Hardcover (May 1998), 134 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.75 x 8.77 x 5.76.  ISBN: 0553108247.

Caddie Sense : Revelations of a PGA Tour Caddie on Playing the Game of Golf
-by Michael Carrick, and Steve Duno, Thomas Dunne Books; (May 1, 2000), Hardcover: 173 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.74 x 8.60 x 5.76, ASIN: 0312202865.

Riverbank Tweed and Roadmap Jenkins: Tales from the Caddie Yard
-by Bo Links, Simon & Schuster Books; (May 1, 2001), Hardcover: 304 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.00 x 8.75 x 5.79, ASIN: 0684873621.

Distance to the Green: A Caddy's Lessons in Life, Business and Golf
-by Gary Abram, Plan II Publications Limited; 1st ed edition (December 1996), Paperback: 169 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 8.50 x 0.25 x 5.5; ISBN: 1886816069.

Winning the Open: The Caddies' Stories -by Norman Da Bell, Trafalgar Square ; (February 1, 2003), 268 pages, ISBN: 1840187026.

Who's Your Caddy: My Misadventures Carrying the Bag!-by Rick Reilly; Yellow Jersey Press, 1st Ed.; August 2003.
Inside the Ropes
-by Dee Darden and Bill Spencer; Hardcover with pix; 208 pps.;1st Edit., 1994; Fairway Publications, Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Bear And I: The Story of the World’s Most Famous Caddie
-by Angelo Argea with Jolee Edmonston, New YorkAthenum1st Ed ., 1979, 148p, illustrated, cloth, 20.5cm, foreword and commentary by Jack Nicklaus.

Life With Lyl
e  -by Dave Musgrove; Hennemann Kingswood, 1st Ed.; 1989.

*Bud Sweat and Tees: A Walk on the Wild Side of The PGA Tour
-by Rich Beem, and Alan Shipnuck: Simon and Schuster; January 2001; Hardcover 1st Edition.
To The Linksland -by Michael Bamberger1st EditionViking Press1992

The Legend of Bagger Vance -by StevenPressfield, NewYork, William Morrow; 1stEd.; 1995.  
How We Won the Open  -by Norman DaBell; 1st Ed.; 1990; Inaya.  
How We Won The Ryder Cup -by Norman DaBell; Edinburgh; Mainstream Pub; CoLtd.; 1st Ed.;1997.
Secret Diary Of A Golf Addicts Caddie  -by George Houghton; London Country Life; 1964; 1st Ed.;98p.; illustrated cloth; 21.5cm.
The Bogey Man -by George Plimpton; New York; Harper and Row; 1st Ed.; 1968; 306p, illustrated, decorative cloth, 21cm.
Maybe it should have been a three iron': My Year as a Caddy for the 438th Best Golfer -by Lawrence Donegan; 1st Edition; June 1999.

Life of O'Reilly: The Amusing Adventures of a Professional Irish Caddy
-by John O'Reilly with Ivan Morris (Contributor); 1st Edition; April 2002; 140pp.
The Green Road Home -by Michael Bamberger; 1st Ed.; 1986.
Fourteen Clubs and the Old Claret Jug -by Norman DaBell; 1st Edition; McGraw Hill; 2001.
Summers With Seve -by Ian Wright; 1st Ed.; Pelham 1991.

Caddies -by Gumby Jordan; Green Island Press; Columbus, Ga.; 1987.
Carry Your Bag Sir -by David Stirk; Witherby; 1st Ed.; 1989.

PGA Caddie Manual -Professional Golfers Association; Dunedin, Florida; 1964; 1stEd.; 24p, illustrated wrappers, 21cm.

Caddie In The Golden Age  -by Hardereaves; Patridge; 1st Ed.; 1993.

Caddy For A Crook -by Cicely Van Straten; Pretoria, South Africa; Juventus 2nd Ed.; 1985; 105p;  illustrated, illustrated wrappers, 21cm, (note: from Donovan: 1st ed. 1981, not located.)

Sheridan Of Sunningdale: My Fifty-Six Years As A Caddie Master -by James Sheridan; London Country Life; 1st Ed.; 1967; 144p; illustrated cloth, 21.5cm, foreword by Gerald Micklem.


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