CA Passes AB 2257

“California AB 2257 Passes, Providing Relief for Golf Professionals and Caddies” What this new legislation will mean to clubs in CA, and the potential impact on caddie programs. Yesterday CA’s State Assembly passed an urgent Repeal and Replace bill, titled AB 2257, designed to replace and dramatically amend the AB5 Law that went into place earlier this year in CA. … Read More

Challenging the Status Quo

“Who’s Challenging the Status Quo of Caddie Program Management?“ Over 60 clubs have already modernized their caddie programs. Now seems to be a great time to challenge the status quo. Still, like many in the golf industry, you have had your hands full managing the COVID environment personally and professionally. As the pandemic has affected clubs differently state by state, … Read More

Tee Sheet Integration

“Do You Integrate With Our Tee Sheet? “ Until recently, the golf industry has been slow to innovate and change traditional golf course operations.  COVID-19 has accelerated change and opened clubs and PGA Professionals up to new, different, and more efficient ways of solving age-old problems. As we continue our conversations with clubs across America regarding modernization of their caddie … Read More

Protect Your Caddies With OCC/ACC Insurance

Occupational Accident (Occ/Acc) Overview Occupational Accident Insurance, also known as Occ/Acc, was created for the trucking industry, given its focus on independent contractor truck drivers. They were not eligible for workers’ compensation programs mandated by the states for employees. Today, however, Occ/Acc has found many new applicable markets in the GiG economy, protecting the millions of part-time contractors, Uber drivers, … Read More

Virtual Caddyshack

“Riding the Bench” Meets the Virtual Caddyshack For generations, Clubs have used a paper sign-in sheet or the bench in the caddy shack to log incoming caddies and line them up. This nod to the ‘old-school’ way of caddies ‘riding the bench’ and ‘earning their stripes’ was great when caddies didn’t have other options. In today’s hyper-connected and youth sports-heavy … Read More

Danny Noonan – IC or Employee

Danny Noonan – IC or Employee? In recent months and years, several states have begun to examine the classification of Independent Contractors given the rise of the gig economy via platforms like Uber, Lyft, and Grubhub. New laws impacting caddie classification have been deemed by some to be shaking the foundations of the looper culture. California and Massachusetts lawmakers have passed … Read More

CaddieNow Expands in California with Tehama Golf Club Partnership

120 West Harvest Dr. Lincoln, NE 68521 Media Contact:  Chuck Beasley (402) 419-4207 chuck@caddienow.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CaddieNow Expands in California with Tehama Golf Club Partnership Clint’s club adopting caddie management technology Monterey, CA (February 10, 2020) – CaddieNow, preserving and protecting caddie programs throughout the country, has partnered with Tehama Golf Club, Clint Eastwood’s private enclave above the Monterey … Read More

CaddieNow Launching Hawaiian Courses

Media Contact:  Chuck Beasley 402-419-4207 chuck@caddienow.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CaddieNow Launching Hawaiian Courses Ko Olina Golf Club and Waialae Country Club adopt new caddie programs Honolulu, HI (January 9, 2020) – CaddieNow, committed to preserving and protecting the caddie tradition, has announced two new course partnerships adopting caddie services on the Hawaiian Islands. Since the expansion of CaddieNow’s partnership with … Read More

Newport Beach Country Club Launches New Caddie Program with CaddieNow

Media Contact:  Chuck Beasley 402-419-4207 chuck@caddienow.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newport Beach Country Club Launches New Caddie Program with CaddieNow Prestigious club preserving the caddie tradition Haymarket, VA (December 19, 2019) – CaddieNow, committed to preserving and protecting the caddie tradition, has signed a partnership agreement with Newport Beach Country Club to create a better on-course experience for its members and guests. … Read More

Caddie U Solves Independent Contractor and Booking Issues with CaddieNow

BEST FIRST JOB EVER: Caddie U solves Independent Contractor and Booking Issues with CaddieNow Caddie U, a Minnesota 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and CaddieNow, a VA-based caddie service platform, have reached an agreement for Caddie U to represent CaddieNow in the Minnesota caddie market exclusively. Through its 2019 performance with Interlachen Country Club and Olympic Hills Golf Club, Caddie U now … Read More