PAUL STEVENS

World's Longest Serving PGA Tour Caddie

Ex-caddie to Golf Legends Paul Stevens,  combined two successful careers, by being one of the best and most sought after professional golf caddies in the world by day, and a top-line cabaret entertainer by night.

Now he is also an in-demand after-dinner speaker.

As an entertainer, Paul has had a very successful Radio, (120 Broadcasts), Recording (7 Records), and Television career, (T.V. appearances with Roy Orbison, Paul Anka, Johnny Mathis and Ronnie Corbett). He has appeared all over the world, on stage with people like the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Tom Jones and Englebert Humperdinck, and has compared national tours with the Beach Boys, Four Tops, Burl lves and Cannon & Ball, as well as representing England in the very prestigious Golden Orpheus Song Festival in Bulgaria.

To raise money for the Children's Leukemia and Cancer Research Fund in Australia, Paul also broke the World Joke Telling Record (1977 in Sydney) with a time of 8 hours 22 minutes to go into Guinness Book of Records.

As a caddy, Paul began at the age 12 and is currently the longest - serving caddy on the PGA European Tour, having caddied in every country in Europe, South Africa, Japan and the Far East, Australia, New Zealand and America at such courses as Augusta (U.S. Masters) Oak Tree, Crooked Stick and Shoal Creek (USPGA), and Brookline, Inverness and Oak Hill (U.S. Opens).

He has caddied for such famous players as the legendary Sam Snead, Christy 0' Connor Snr., Ben Crenshaw (U.S. Masters' Champion 1984 and 1995); Hubert Green (U.S. Open Champion 1977); Bill Rogers (Open Champion 1981), Curtis Strange (U.S. Open Champion 1988 and 1989) Sandy' Lyle (Open Champion 1985 and U.S. Masters Champion 1988) and has won the Australian Open in 1984 with Tom Watson (3 times Open Champion, Masters and U.S. Open Champion) at Royal Melbourne, one of the finest courses in the world.

He has been the regular caddy for Peter Oosterhuis in 1974 (leading money winner and 2nd. in Open Championship); Greg Norman in 1979/80; Nick Faldo in 1986, and also for Mark McNulty (2nd. in the Open Championship 1990), with whom he has won 3 German Opens and the 1987 British Masters, which he also won again with Christy O'Connor Junior in 1992.

Paul has 15 tournament wins, and has 10 finishes in the top 15 of The Open Championship, including twice being runner-up, and has caddied in the Dunhill Cup, Kirin Cup and World Cup, as well as the Ryder Cup, in matches against the legendary Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.

Paul Stevens as an after-Dinner Speaker provides an interesting and 'worms eye view' insight into the nitty gritty life of the Professional Golf Caddy, from the 'other side of the bag', and includes humorous stories, anecdotes and opinions which will be of keen interest to all connected with the wonderful game of Golf.

He has made successful appearances at the Golf Clubs at Rochdale, Manchester, Oldham, Gainsborough, Frilford Heath & Auchterarder; and has done corporate golf days for Marley Waterproofing and William Stones Beers.

After being compere for the National U.K. Theatre tour for the Cannon & Ball show, Paul did Summer Seasons in Blackpool and continues to be one of the most sought- after acts in the country for all aspects of the entertainment industry - including golf dinners and company dinners.

Early in 2007 he spoke at the A.C.T.  (Australian Capital Territories) Master Builders Golf Day.

 

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