Meet Billy Foster Caddy, Matt Fitzpatrick Prize Money And Man Behind The Bag

Billy Foster is a world-class caddie who currently carries a bag for Matt Fitzpatrick. The duo was recently seen in the US Open stealing the show.

Fitzpatrick joined the history book winning the tournament on Sunday, June 20, 2022. However, it was Foster who won the hearts of many.

The Caddie was in floods of tears as Fitzpatrick strode over to the hole. Also, he plucked out the pin and kissed the flag after their victory.

Who Is Billy Foster Caddy? Meet The Man Behind Matt Fitzpatrick’s Bag & Prize Money 

Billy Foster has worked as a caddie for more than forty years. He started his career in the year 1981, with South African Hugh Baiocchi. 

The 59-year-old then candied for Gordon Brand Junior, with whom he experienced his first tournament win in Ryder Cup. Since then he has appeared in more than 15 Ryder Cups.

Since 2018, he has collaborated with Matt Fitzpatrick and both have achieved notable amateur and professional wins. Together, they have won the 2020 DP World Tour Championship and 2021 Andalucía Masters.

Previously, Foster has also carried the bags for Lee Westwood, with who he worked for almost a decade. Before Westwood, he has also worked alongside Seve Ballesteros, Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Darren Clarke, and even Tiger Woods.  

With Woods, Foster candied for his 15 major title wins, thus making them one of the most popular golf duos of our generation. 

Caddie Billy Foster’ Wife & Family Members 

Billy Foster is a married man and shares a son with his wife. The name of his son is Joe, who is 21 years old and is a college student.

The family currently resides in Yorkshire, England. The European Tour Caddie has, however, remained very private about his life.

But, Foster usually shares his travel memories on Instagram. On the platform, he is active with the handle name @billy66foz. He has amassed a total of 18.6 thousand followers on the platform.

Billy Foster’s Net Worth Has Risen After The US Open

The net worth of Billy Foster is $15 million USD in 2022.

In general, most PGA Tour caddies earn between $1,500 and $3,000 per week. However, after a tournament win, they receive a good sum of bonus.

Recently, Matt Fitzpatrick took home the $3.15 million winner’s cheque after shooting a final-round 68 for a 6-under 274 at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.  With the Englishman taking home a huge sum of money, the winning caddie at the US Open will take home $315,600, as mentioned on The Focus

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