Paul Stevens – The Singing Caddie. The World’s Longest Serving Golf Caddie. Entertaining After-Dinner Speaker.
Paul Stevens has the most unique way of combining 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.
As a caddie, Paul Stevens began at the age of 12 and was the longest-serving caddie 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 (US Masters), Oak Tree, Crooked Stick and Shoal Creek (US PGA) and Brookline, Inverness and Oak Hill (US Opens).
He has caddied for such famous players as Sam Snead, Christy O’Connor Snr, Ben Crenshaw, Hubert Green, Bill Rogers, Curtis Strange, Sandy Lyle and has won the Australian Open in 1984 with Tom Watson at Royal Melbourne, one of the finest courses in the world.
He has been the regular caddie for Peter Oosterhuis, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo and Mark McNulty with whom he won 3 German Opens and the 1987 British Masters, which he also won again with Christy O’Connor Jnr in 1992.
Paul Stevens 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 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 caddie 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.
His vast knowledge of sport and his ability as a compere have made him very much in demand as an MC/Compere at Sportsman’s Dinners and Lunches.
Paul Stevens has appeared successfully as an after-dinner speaker at many Golf Clubs and at Corporate Functions such as the Unisys Client Evening in Central London, and for BOC at Breadsall Priory and also for General Accident at Wentworth.