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The Olympic Club Partners with On-Demand Tech Company CaddieNow

Historic Club to upgrade existing program using Caddie Management Platform, introduce new Youth Caddies

San Francisco, CA (January 16, 2018) – CaddieNow, the popular service bringing caddies back to the game, has signed a contract to provide its ‘Concierge’ on-demand caddie management platform at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, one of the oldest, most respected and prestigious golf courses in America.

Established in 1860, The Olympic Club has two clubhouses for its 45 holes of golf on three courses, named the Lake, the Ocean and the Cliffs.  The club has hosted multiple USGA and PGA events including the U.S. Open five different times.  With a membership of more than 10,000, Olympic becomes the largest club in the nation now using CaddieNow.

CaddieNow is a shared-economy app, in the model of ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft.  The user-friendly virtual service is gaining popularity in the industry due to how easy it is for golfers to book caddies, caddies to find work, and for courses to offer caddie services.

For courses such as The Olympic Club with existing caddie programs,CaddieNow’s Concierge platform helps minimize costs and simplify operations by providing:

  • Flexible Booking – golfers can book using the on-demand app or through existing phone/tee-time management systems.
  • Connected Caddie Pool – instant communication to existing caddies via email, text and/or push notifications allowing caddies to accept the loop of their choice.
  • Automated payment – golfers can pay caddies directly via credit card through the app or by charging their membership account.
  • Caddie Management Dashboard –  a real-time web interface provides the course with status of all caddie requests scheduled, as well as ratings and contact information.

In addition to streamlining caddie management, the CaddieNow Concierge service includes insurance and liability coverage and provides caddies with true independent contractor status.

“We are excited to partner with CaddieNow and offer our members this additional service option,” said Will Hutter, Director of Golf at The Olympic Club.  “Being in Northern California, near Silicon Valley, it was a natural and logical move for us to embrace this latest technology in labor and golf.  This app is an efficient tool for members to use and for the management of our resources.  It’s just a win-win for everyone involved.”

“This is one of the premier places to play the game anywhere in America” said Dave Cavossa, CaddieNow Founder and CEO. “To bring on board one of the 2017 Golf Digest’s Top 50 courses in the country speaks to the quality and professionalism that CaddieNow offers. This agreement continues our tremendous trajectory of quality growth”.

Founded in 2015, CaddieNow’s mission has been to bring caddies back to the game and make them accessible to golfers of all skill levels at lower costs at any course. The company’s goal is to engage the youngest generation in golf by providing them exposure to the game and entry to multiple courses as caddies.  At The Olympic Club, CaddieNow will give local youth, 14-18 years old, the opportunity to caddie and interact with business leaders at one of the nation’s top courses.

To use the service, golfers simply download the free CaddieNow app, which is available for iPhone and Android devices, and register.  After golfers enter the course, date and time they plan to play, they receive a confirmation notice from their looper, who will meet them at the course.  Fees range depending on the golfer’s desired level of caddy experience.

About The Olympic Club
Established on May 6, 1860, The Olympic Club enjoys the distinction of being one of America’s oldest athletic clubs.  Long a west coast powerhouse in amateur sports, the Club is the home of many local, regional, national and international champions.  For more information go to https://www.olyclub.com.

About CaddieNow
CaddieNow is America’s fastest-growing, caddies-on-demand platform. Founded in 2015 and headquartered outside Washington, DC, its mission is to grow the game of golf through youth caddies and make them widely and easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at affordable prices.  Available as a free download on iPhone and Android devices, golfers enter the course, day and time they plan to play and receive a confirmation notice from their caddie, who meets them at the course.  The company’s service is operating at almost 100 courses in six states with more to be added in 2018.  It is also used by thousands of golfers at tournaments and special events.  For more information go to http://www.CaddieNow.com.

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CaddieNow Sponsoring Key Events at PGA Show

Haymarket, VA (January 23, 2018) – On the heels of several big, successful developments, CaddieNow — America’s fastest-growing, caddies-on-demand platform — will be participating at the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show as a sponsor of the VIP Channel Lounge and the exclusive sponsor of the Short Game Challenge.

Earlier this week, news broke that CaddieNow was chosen by the iconic Olympic Club of San Francisco as its partner and is providing its Concierge Caddie Management Platform service to the historic venue.  The company also just launched in the West Palm Beach/Jupiter area and recently announced it is expanding to Dallas and Fort Worth, where it will begin service in March.

Known as the company bringing caddies back to the game, CaddieNow is having a significant presence at the annual show just as there is a renaissance and renewed interest in increased caddie usage again across the nation.

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, CaddieNow will host a reception from 7-9 p.m. at The Pub, 9101 International Drive, three blocks from the show.  All media members are invited to attend.

At the show January 24-26, 2018, CaddieNow leadership will be available at the Short Game Challenge during regular show hours 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Friday.  The Short Game Challenge will be located in the Equipment Testing Center (ETC) of the Main Hall.

CaddieNow is growing and gaining momentum.  The company started on the East Coast in Virginia and Maryland in 2015 and grew to California and the West Coast last year.  It is now in Florida and growing in key South Florida markets.  Texas will be the seventh state, and first one in the Southwest, to get CaddieNow when it begins operating there in March.

“We are excited about the growth and future of our brand,” said Dave Cavossa, CaddieNow Founder and CEO. “We are pleased clubs and courses are reaching out and inviting us to be their partners in providing golfers a better experience.  With our new and improved caddie management software, we have the latest in technology and can customize a program to suit any club or course.”

About CaddieNow
CaddieNow is America’s fastest-growing, caddies-on-demand platform. Founded in 2015 and headquartered outside Washington, DC, its mission is to grow the game of golf through youth caddies and make them widely and easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at affordable prices.  Available as a free download on iPhone and Android devices, golfers enter the course, day and time they plan to play and receive a confirmation notice from their caddie, who meets them at the course.  The company’s service is operating at almost 100 courses in six states with plans to add more markets this year.  It is also used by thousands of golfers at tournaments and special events. For more information go http://www.CaddieNow.com .

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CaddieNow Launches at Three Palm Beach County Clubs

POPULAR, ON-DEMAND CADDIE APP
CALLED A ‘CATALYST’ FOR THE REVIVAL OF THE GAME OF GOLF

Palm Beach, FL (January 11, 2018) – CaddieNow, the popular app bringing caddies back to the game, is now available in Palm Beach County and garnering positive reviews.

CaddieNow, a shared-economy app, in the model of well-known ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft, is now offering its service at three area golf clubs.  Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club was the first to sign with the caddie management tool and was soon joined by The Club at Admirals Cove and The Club at Ibis.

CaddieNow is new to this particular area of Florida, but gaining popularity quickly.  This follows a pattern for CaddieNow, the user-friendly, virtual service that has become popular in the industry because it’s easy for golfers to book caddies, for caddies to find work, and for courses to offer caddie services.

Neil Lockie, the Director of Golf at Jonathan’s Landing, has seen the positive effects of CaddieNow at his club in just the first few weeks.  “I am a believer the CaddieNow concept may provide a catalyst in the revival of the game of golf.  From the viewpoint of everyone involved — the player, the club and the caddie — the benefits are endless.”

Lockie expounded on the favorable results of partnering with CaddieNow, saying, “For the player, there is now a simple and affordable way to experience the game the way it was intended, walking.  For the club, there is the ability to offer a member amenity that comes at no cost to the club, and with minimal staff and set up requirements.  For the caddie, it’s an opportunity to earn some money while gaining exercise and then the ultimate gain, access to play this great game.  This program is truly exceptional and we are delighted to have it in place at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club.”

The company started in the Mid-Atlantic region in 2015 and expanded to neighboring states on the East Coast. Florida was the sixth state, and the first in the South, to get CaddieNow. It expanded to California last year and will add Texas this Spring. 

“We are excited about our growth overall and of our presence in Florida in particular,” said Dave Cavossa, CaddieNow Founder and CEO. “We are proud to partner with clubs to provide golfers a better experience.  We also have the capacity to add and positively help even more.”

Cavossa added, “With our new and improved caddie management software, we are bringing the latest technology to Florida golf courses.  That is why more clubs, both private and public, are reaching out to partner with us and we couldn’t be more pleased.”

Terry Wittek, CaddieNow’s Regional Lead in Florida, also recognizes the uniqueness of the service and what it can do for local youths.  “Never before have teenagers in South Florida been afforded this much access to such an amazing opportunity. And I’m thrilled to be a part of that every single day,” Wittek said.

Since it was founded three years ago, CaddieNow’s stated mission has been to bring caddies back to the game of golf and make them accessible to golfers of all skill levels at lower costs at any course.  The company’s goal is to engage the youngest generation in golf by providing them exposure to the game and entry to multiple courses as caddies.

To use the service, golfers simply download the free CaddieNow app, which is available for iPhone and Android devices, and register.  After golfers enter the course, date and time they plan to play, they receive a confirmation notice from their looper, who will meet them at the course.  

Fees for the service range from $30 – $80, plus tip, depending on the golfer’s desired level of caddy experience. CaddieNow offers four levels of caddie service: JR LOOPER, LOOPER, FORE-LOOPER and PRO-LOOPER.

About CaddieNow

CaddieNow is America’s fastest-growing, caddies-on-demand platform. Founded in 2015 and headquartered outside Washington, DC, its mission is to grow the game of golf through youth caddies and make them widely and easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at affordable prices.  Available as a free download on iPhone and Android devices, golfers enter the course, day and time they plan to play and receive a confirmation notice from their caddie, who meets them at the course.  The company’s service is operating at almost 100 courses in six states with more to be added in 2018.  It is also used by thousands of golfers at tournaments and special events.  For more information go to http://www.CaddieNow.com.

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CaddieNow Expanding Service to Dallas/Fort Worth

Popular golf app Begins Recruiting and Searching for High School and College-age Caddies to Work

Haymarket, VA (January 10, 2018,) – CaddieNow, the popular app bringing caddies back to the game, announced today it is expanding for the first time into Texas with Dallas/Fort Worth selected as the first market to get the service in the Lone Star State.

“We are eager and excited to bring our capabilities and service to Texas and start our expansion in the dynamic DFW area,” said Dave Cavossa, CaddieNow Founder and CEO. “With warm weather, growing population and large number of both public and private courses, Fort Worth and Dallas were excellent areas to introduce our caddie on-demand service to all Texans.”

CaddieNow is a shared-economy app, in the model of well-known ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft. The user-friendly virtual service has gaining popularity in the industry nationwide because it’s easy for golfers to book caddies, for caddies to find work, and for courses to offer caddie services.

“We are excited about the growth and future of our brand,” Cavossa said. “We are pleased clubs and courses are reaching out and inviting us to be their partners in providing golfers a better experience. With our new and improved caddie management software, we have the latest technology right as we continue expanding to markets like Dallas/Fort Worth.”

The company started on the East Coast in Virginia and Maryland in 2015 and grew to California and the West Coast last year. Texas will be the seventh state, and first one in the Southwest, to get CaddieNow when it begins operations in a few weeks.

As part of its preparation to officially launch in DFW on March 1, 2018, CaddieNow is currently meeting with and signing agreements with partner courses – and looking to work with more – while also searching for potential caddies to staff its demand.

Shannon Kneisler, CaddieNow Marketing Manager and Regional Lead for DFW, said, “CaddieNow has proven to be a win-win for golfers and golf courses from California to Pennsylvania and Florida. As a native Texan, I am proud and pleased to have CaddieNow coming to Texas. Our app is an easy and efficient tool for golfers to use and for course to manage its resources. CaddieNow makes it easy for courses to implement a new service at no cost, provides an entry point to golf for young people, and makes caddies affordable and accessible to all golfers.”

She added, “In addition to looking for young caddies to join our workforce, CaddieNow is also considering potential charitable groups to support locally. CaddieNow donates a portion of each round fee to a youth golf nonprofit group in the communities where we operate.”

Since it was founded in 2015, CaddieNow’s stated mission has been to bring caddies back to the game of golf and make them accessible to golfers of all skill levels at lower costs at any course. The company’s goal is to engage the youngest generation in golf by providing them exposure to the game and entry to multiple courses as caddies. CaddieNow has made it easy for either youths or adults to become caddies. Candidates can sign up and register online at to http://www.CaddieNow.com. Each caddie becomes certified through a three-step process with video and on-course orientation.

Kneisler said, “Caddying has so many positives. It provides immediate income and opens networking opportunities that can help teens and college students with their future careers. The lifetime impact can be immeasurable.”

To use the service, golfers simply download the free CaddieNow app, which is available for iPhone and Android devices, and register. After golfers enter the course, date and time they plan to play, they receive a confirmation notice from their looper, who will meet them at the course. Fees range from $30 – $80, plus tip, depending on the golfer’s desired level of caddy experience. CaddieNow continues to offer four levels of caddie service: JR LOOPER, LOOPER, FORE-LOOPER and PRO-LOOPER. The company is currently operating on more than 100 courses.

About CaddieNow

CaddieNow is America’s fastest-growing, caddies-on-demand platform. Founded in 2015 and headquartered outside Washington, DC, its mission is to grow the game of golf through youth caddies and make them widely and easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at affordable prices. Available as a free download on iPhone and Android devices, golfers enter the course, day and time they plan to play and receive a confirmation notice from their caddie, who meets them at the course. The company’s service is operating at almost 100 courses in six states with plans to add more markets this year. It is also used by thousands of golfers at tournaments and special events. For more information go to http://www.CaddieNow.com.

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CaddieNow Unveils Landmark Survey About Golfers Growing Appetite for Caddies

RESEARCH JOINTLY DEVELOPED WITH BUFFALO.AGENCY REVEALS INTERESTING PROFILE, FACTS ABOUT GOLFERS AND THEIR ADAPTABILITY TO ON-DEMAND TECHNOLOGY

Haymarket, VA (October 12, 2017) – Nine out of 10 golfers consider themselves “intermediate or better” players and more than half have used caddies, according to an extensive, first-ever industry survey commissioned by CaddieNow (formerly Looper Caddies On Demand), the nation’s leading on-demand service matching golfers with caddies.

The landmark CaddieNow research, conducted by Buffalo.Agency this summer, shows 36% of golfers are willing to use an app like CaddieNow, highlighting their appetites for new technology while preserving the use of caddies and other traditional aspects of the game.

Of a targeted field of 330,000 golfers, plus public and private course managers, 1,341 respondents participated in the in-depth study to gauge golf trends and gain insight into industry preferences and attitudes.  The survey found 90% of golfers self-rank their game highly and two-thirds prefer to walk the course (66%).  The data, which is available to anyone to download for free at the company website, also reveals golfers are increasingly using on-demand technology at a time when CaddieNow is expanding across the country.

“Modeled after Uber and Lyft, CaddieNow makes it easy for golfers to book caddies, caddies to find work and courses to offer hassle-free caddie services,” says David Cavossa, Founder and CEO of CaddieNow.  “We commissioned the survey to even better understand those relationships and industry behaviors at large.”

“Caddying was once readily available nationwide and, as health and fitness benefits of walking rounds get more airtime, is back in vogue,” says Rich Katz, Founder and Managing Director of Buffalo.Agency.  “The study informs course operators that a large segment of golfers want the option to take a caddie whenever and wherever they play.”

In addition to “tour-like experiences” and receiving playing tips, golfers also cite someone carrying their bags, significantly more time to focus on their games and youth mentorship opportunities as leading factors in hiring caddies.

Many of the golfers (38%) enjoy playing with younger caddies because it gives them a sense of mentoring the younger generation.  Most prefer to hire high school or college-age caddies, 18-22, rather than Professional or Fore-Caddies.

Key insights from the 36% of golfers willing to use an on-demand caddie app are:

  • 89% ages 35-plus
  • 70% earn more than $100,000 annually
  • 65% play at least one round weekly
  • Willing to spend 28% more to hire a caddie than the entire survey population

A subset of the survey respondents, who are already users of the CaddieNow service, revealed:

  • 75% believe caddies should be offered at all courses
  • 70% play for the competition
  • 90% play golf for the enjoyment

“This is the most detailed analysis ever conducted of the golf industry and caddies,” Cavossa said.  “We wanted to share this information for the betterment of the game and the industry. The insight provided here benefits our partner courses, both public and private, but it can also help everyone grow the game, which is positive and valuable to the entire industry.”

Keeping to its objective of merging tradition with technology, the company is making the survey data available to everyone at no cost at http://caddienow.com/download-study. Plans call for yearly research to follow the caddie phenomenon.

“This is the first survey. It’s a benchmark as CaddieNow is committed to doing this for the industry every year,” Cavossa said.  “We will continue to build on the information annually, this way everyone can track changes and continue to learn from the data.”

CaddieNow recently launched a new app and an updated website as part of its rebranding and name change from Looper Golf, but it remains the same popular, shared-economy app. Founded in 2015, CaddieNow’s stated mission is, “To bring caddies back to the game and make them accessible to golfers of all skill levels at lower cost at almost any course in America.”

The company’s goal is to engage the youngest generation in golf by providing them exposure to the game and entry to multiple courses as caddies.

To use the service, golfers simply download the CaddieNow app and register. CaddieNow is available for both iPhone and Android devices.  Golfers enter the course, date and time they plan to play and receive a confirmation notice from their caddie, who will meet them at the course.  Fees range from $20 – $120, plus tip, depending on the golfer’s desired level of caddy experience.  CaddieNow is a one-time download and available for unlimited use after that.

CaddieNow offers four levels of caddie service, JR LOOPER, LOOPER, FORE-LOOPER and PRO-LOOPER: Junior Loopers for entry-level caddies ages 14 to 16; Loopers for more knowledgeable, but not quite professional caddies; Pro-Loopers for seasoned caddies providing expert advice; and Fore-Loopers for foursomes with carts seeking faster rounds and enhanced experiences.

CaddieNow has agreements with 70+ courses in six states and operates on 30 additional courses for special events.  The numbers in both categories are growing as the service expands to more courses in additional markets.

About CaddieNow
CaddieNow is America’s fastest-growing, caddies-on-demand platform. Founded in 2015 and headquartered outside Washington, DC, its mission is to grow the game of golf through youth caddies and make them widely and easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at affordable prices.  Available as a free download on iPhone and Android devices, golfers enter the course, day and time they plan to play and receive a confirmation notice from their caddie, who meets them at the course.  The company’s service is operating at almost 100 courses in six states with plans to add more markets in 2018.  It is also used by thousands of golfers at tournaments and special events. For more information go to http://www.CaddieNow.com.

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PGA’s Sandy Cross joins CaddieNow Advisory Board

EXPERT IN DIVERSITY AND BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS ADDS TO FAST-GROWING, CADDIE MARKETPLACE’S DEPTH

Haymarket, VA (October 3, 2017) – Sandy Cross, the Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion at PGA of America, has been named the newest member of the CaddieNow Advisory Board.  Her appointment is effective immediately.

Cross is a nationally-respected, industry professional and an admired advocate of promoting diversity and inclusion in the participation and business of golf.  Since 2014, she has overseen the creation and implementation of PGA programs that increased engagement of women, youth, and diverse populations. 

Based at PGA headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Cross is charged with ensuring diverse and inclusive practices are embedded in the fabric of the organization, with particular emphasis on education and training, workforce diversification, supplier inclusion and community engagement.  She is also responsible for the PGA’s involvement in the U.S. Department of State Global Sports Mentoring Program, which supports the growth and participation of women and girls in sports around the world.   A native of Hamburg, N.Y., she previously served as PGA’s Director of Business Development, fostering partnerships and multi-million dollar agreements between the association and many national, blue-chip companies.

“I am pleased and proud to become a member of the CaddieNow Advisory Board,” Cross said. “I am passionate about making golf more inclusive from a participatory, as well as a workforce perspective. Embracing new technologies and the ‘gig economy’ like CaddieNow is a great way to bring more consumers, especially Millennials, into the game and into the golf industry’s workforce.”

“We are very honored to welcome Sandy to our Advisory Board,” said Dave Cavossa, CaddieNow Founder and CEO. “To have someone of her caliber join our board speaks volumes about our commitment to engage more youth in golf.  We are excited to have her counsel and expertise as we grow and assume a leadership position in golf.”

The Advisory Board provides strategic guidance and support to management for the overall direction of the business.  The board is comprised of experienced professionals representing a variety of perspectives relevant to the CaddieNow mission and business model.  Cross provides invaluable knowledge that will help propel the business in its mission-critical activities in the areas of inclusion and diversity.

CaddieNow is a shared-economy app, in the model of popular ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.  The user-friendly marketplace is gaining popularity in the industry given how easy it is for golfers to book caddies, for caddies to find work, and for courses to offer caddie services.

Since it was founded in 2015, CaddieNow’s stated mission has been to bring caddies back to the game and make them accessible to golfers of all skill levels at lower cost at any course in America.  The company’s goal is to engage the youngest generation in golf by providing them exposure to the game and entry to multiple courses as caddies.

To use the service, golfers simply download the free CaddieNow app, which is available for iPhone and Android devices, and register.  After golfers enter the course, date and time they plan to play, they receive a confirmation notice from their looper, who will meet them at the course.  Fees range from $20 – $120, plus tip, depending on the golfer’s desired level of caddy experience.  CaddieNow offers four levels of caddie service: JR LOOPER, LOOPER, FORE-LOOPER and PRO-LOOPER. The company currently has agreements with 70+ courses in six states and operates on 30 additional courses for special events.  The numbers in both those areas are quickly growing.

About CaddieNow

CaddieNow is the nation’s leading virtual service platform matching golfers and caddies.  The company’s mission is to bring caddies back to golf by making them easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at any course in America.  CaddieNow has created a shared-economy app — in the model of popular ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft — that pairs golfers who want a caddie with an available looper in their area at affordable prices.  Founded in 2015, CaddieNow is headquartered in Haymarket, VA.  To download the free app or for more information go to http://www.CaddieNow.com.

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LOOPER Caddies On Demand becomes CaddieNow

NEW NAME BETTER CONVEYS SERVICE AS APP GAINS IN POPULARITY

Haymarket, VA (September 25, 2017) – LOOPER Caddies On Demand has changed its name to CaddieNow beginning today.  The popular App, which matches golfers with available caddies, has also undergone a major update as the company continues its expansion into additional  markets across America this Fall and in 2018.

Company officials believe now is the best time to rebrand the virtual marketplace to CaddieNow, as the name better conveys the service at a time when it continues to gain momentum, popularity and growth.  More courses have signed agreements with CaddieNow, including some legendary clubs with existing caddie programs to be announced soon.

“We are excited about the growth and future of our new brand,” said CaddieNow CEO Dave Cavossa, who helped found the company more than two years ago. “We are pleased clubs and courses are reaching out and inviting us to be their partners in providing golfers a better experience.  With our new and improved caddie management software, we have the latest technology right as we continue expanding nationally. 

“In that spirit, CaddieNow instantly connotes what we provide,” Cavossa continued. “Looper was a good name to start with, but it’s an older term and somewhat dated.  We wanted to stay ahead of the curve and CaddieNow easily and quickly reflects who we are.”

CaddieNow launched its new website and app effective immediately today, along with a revised logo as part of the rebranding.  The service remains a shared-economy app, in the model of popular ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.  The user-friendly marketplace has gained a following in the industry because it’s easy for golfers to book caddies, for caddies to find work, and for courses to offer caddie services.

Just like when it was founded in 2015, CaddieNow will retain its stated mission: “To bring caddies back to the game and give every golfer at every course the option of taking a caddie.”  The company’s goal is to engage the youngest generation in golf by providing them exposure to the game and access to multiple courses as caddies.

To use the service, golfers simply download the CaddieNow app, which is available for iPhone and Android devices, and register.  After golfers enter the course, date and time they plan to play, they receive a confirmation notice from their looper, who will meet them at the course.  Fees range from $20 – $120, plus tip, depending on the golfer’s desired level of caddy experience.

CaddieNow continues to offer four levels of caddie service: JR LOOPER, LOOPER, FORE-LOOPER and PRO-LOOPER.  The company is currently operating on more than 100 courses.  CaddieNow has agreements with 70+ courses in six states and operates on 30 additional courses for special events.  The numbers in both those categories are growing.

About CaddieNow

CaddieNow is the nation’s leading virtual service platform matching golfers and caddies.  The company’s mission is to bring caddies back to golf by making them easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at any course in America. CaddieNow has created a shared-economy app — in the model of popular ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft — that pairs golfers who want a caddie with an available looper in their area at affordable prices.  Founded in 2015, the company is headquartered in Haymarket, VA.  For more information go to http://www.CaddieNow.com.

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LOOPER Caddies On Demand Bringing Caddies Back to the Game

LAUNCH OF NEW APP CONNECTS EVERYDAY GOLFERS WITH CADDIES

Haymarket, VA (July 12, 2017) – A new app named LOOPER Caddies On Demand is on a mission to bring caddies back to the game of golf by making them easily accessible to golfers of all skill levels at lower cost on virtually any course in America.

The use of caddies has declined steadily over the past 40 years since the introduction of motorized carts.  Only a handful of high-end private clubs and resort courses offer caddie programs nowadays.  The new LOOPER Caddies On Demand marketplace aims to reverse that trend by matching golfers with available caddies.

Founded in Washington, D.C. in 2015, LOOPER Caddies On Demand has created a shared-economy app, in the model of popular ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.  This new user-friendly platform is disrupting the caddie industry by making it easier for golfers to book caddies, for caddies to find work, and for courses to offer caddies services.

“The days of the caddie master presiding over a shack of caddies waiting and hoping to get a bag assignment are over,” explains LOOPER Caddies On Demand Founder and CEO Dave Cavossa.

“The old, traditional caddie model is inefficient and too costly today for most courses and customers,” Cavossa said.  “It wastes the time of caddies with no guarantee of work. It also requires too much money and time staffing and managing caddies rather than allowing course staff to focus on serving their golfers.”

LOOPER Caddies On Demand offers a quick, easy and less costly way for golfers to book a caddie and allows courses to provide a premium service at no cost to them operationally.  Golfers simply download the LOOPER Caddies On Demand app, which is available for iPhone and Android devices, and register to start using the service at participating courses.  After golfers enter the course, the date and the time they plan to play, they receive a confirmation notice from their looper, who will meet them at the designated course.  Fees are cheaper too, ranging from $20 – $100, plus tip.

LOOPER Caddies On Demand currently offers 4 levels of service: JR LOOPER, LOOPER, FORE-LOOPER and PRO-LOOPER. The costs vary depending on the golfer’s desired level of caddy experience.  The virtual service platform is completely customizable for each course’s needs. Every course can choose the offerings and pricing that best serve its golfers.

With a stated company mission to bring caddies to the game, their goal is to engage the youngest generation in the process.  LOOPER Caddies On Demand’s Co-founder and Head of Caddie Enrichment is Mike Aldrich, who previously served as the PGA Player Development Manager for the Greater Washington, DC area.  According to Aldrich, “Caddying provides immediate income, a chance to play great courses and opens networking opportunities that can help with future careers.  For youth, it’s our mission to provide them with an entry to the game and keep them involved when they become adults. The lifetime impact can be immeasurable.”

By creating this new technology, LOOPER Caddies On Demand has made it easy for either youths or adults to become caddies.  Candidates can sign up and register online.  Each caddie becomes certified through a four-step introductory process with video and on-course orientation that can prepare someone in just hours.

LOOPER Caddies On Demand currently has agreements with 70+ courses in six states and has operated on 30 additional ones for special events, and both lists are growing.  LOOPER Caddies On Demand has expanded quickly into new markets, including Philadelphia, San Francisco, Cincinnati/Dayton, Richmond and South Florida. Myrtle Beach and Dallas/Fort Worth are next.

About LOOPER

LOOPER Caddies On Demand is the nation’s leading virtual service platform matching golfers and caddies.  The company has created a shared-economy app — in the model of popular ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft — that pairs golfers who want a caddie with an available looper in their area at reduced prices.  Founded in Washington, D.C. in 2015, LOOPER Caddies On Demand is headquartered in Haymarket, VA.  For more information go to http://www.looper.golf/.

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