What Is the Origin of the Term "Caddy"?

By Rowena Pedrena

The word caddie is from the French word "Le Cadet," translating to "the boy."

About The Author

Rowena Pedrena is currently working with The First Tee Metropolitan New York as a program manager and instructor. She played division one women's golf at Mount Saint Mary's College in Maryland, and has over seven years instruction experience, teaching adults and childrens both individually and in group classes.

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