Caddie and Spectator Policy


Single Premium Caddies have been secured for any player needing a caddie for the Ocean Course only.  A $100 gratuity is required and must be paid in cash to the caddy the day of play on the Ocean golf course.  The Ocean course will be cart path only.  All players wishing to utilize the Kiawah Island Caddie must reserve a caddie by e-mailing Brandon Woods at by Februay14th.  Players can bring their own caddies or carry their own bag.  Players do not have to have a caddie.

Caddies are the responsibility of the associated player and are requested to practice proper golf etiquette.  If there is an issue with the behavior of a spectator(s), or caddie(s), the individual(s) will be asked to leave the premises.  Per Rule 6.1, the player incurs the applicable penalty for any breath of a rule by his/her caddie, including unsportsmanlike conduct.

Spectators are welcome at all Golf Channel Amateur Tour tournaments provided the course allows spectators to walk the course and the spectators do not interfere with pace of play.  Spectators are the responsibility of the player they are watching and must remain out of play and practice proper golf etiquette at all times. 

Spectators and/or caddies are not permitted in a player golf cart at anytime.  Use of carts are for the sole use of the players.  Any spectator or caddie found riding in a golf cart will result in the immediate disqualification of the player(s) who are associated with the violating spectator(s) and/or caddie(s) at 2019 Major Championships and the 2018 National Championship.  Spectators are not allowed to rent carts at any Golf Channel Amateur Major Championship or National Championship. 

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