from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A golf caddie who is positioned in the fairway and points out the location of balls on the course.
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Gensler also applauds the club's forecaddie program, a longstanding tradition rarely found these days.
The package includes one round on the Players Stadium Course, one round on the Dye's Valley Course, one nine-hole-practice round on Dye's Valley, one hour of instruction at the Tour Academy, a personal forecaddie on the Players course, and a $75 golf credit that is good for a year.
If a ball _in motion_ be stopped or deflected by any agency outside the match, or by the forecaddie, the ball must be played from where it lies, and the occurrence submitted to as a "rub of the green."
My husband, a pretty good golfer, acts as my coach, forecaddie and golfing partner, while I have dressed him out in spandex for our weekend bike rides.
If you have a forecaddie who is assisting your cart-riding group but not carrying the clubs, figure a tip of about $20 per person.
Through May, the public can play for $225, which includes 18 holes, range balls, cart and forecaddie.
But unlike the U.S., a group can hire a forecaddie for less than $10 U.S. per player, including tip, and they really do add a lot to the round.