Opportunity knocked for Simmons thanks to the Northumberland Union of Golf Clubs, who every year obtain caddying
spots at Slaley Hall for junior golfers in the PGA Seniors Championship, through the county's development programme.
Class oppositions have traditionally been the hallmark of golf in Canada, with caddying
being the only opportunity for young working-class males to enter the sport.
I went back to England and was lucky enough to get a job caddying
at the Benson and Hedges event at St Mellion for the Swedish guy Olle Karlsson.
Shelby Newman of Coos Bay, a college student and an "A Caddy," said the largest tip she's received was "$500 - five one hundred-dollar bills" for a single day of caddying
taught me a really strong work ethic and gave me a sense of independence.
There's a lot more to caddying
than carrying a bag and wiping clubs.
But years later, after caddying
on the South African tour, he decided to make it his career and came to Europe looking for work.
But there's more to be earned caddying
for professionals on the PGA Tour circuit, where caddies with a good bag can earn more on commission and sponsorship deals than some of the players do in prize money.
Margot - a trained accountant - moved to America with Greg, who spent his days caddying
while she, without a work permit, began to play as much as 36 holes of golf each day.
Aitchison, who started caddying
on Tour in 1951 and later became caddy-master to the European Tour, has criticised Montgomerie before.
Gilmour, who worked for Greg Norman for five years, was forced to quit caddying
midway through last year's Spanish Open.
GOLF caddies at the world famous Muirfield golf course have been illegally claiming state benefits while caddying
for Scotland's top judges.
Both Lehmans insisted there was no connection between the flying putter and Melissa's caddying
Craig took up caddying
the week after leaving St Columba's High School in Clydebank.
She continued to go out on the tour, caddying
or assisting other players.