Steve Williams Net Worth
Steve Williams net worth: Steve Williams is a New Zealand-born professional golf caddy who has a net worth of $20 million. Steve Williams has accumulated his net worth as the caddy for many professional golfers. During his career he has carried clubs for professionals like Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Peter Thomson. He was born in Wellington, New Zealand on December 29, 1963. He began caddying at the age of 6 and by the age of 10 was caddying 36 holes on both Saturday and Sunday. During the week he would practice golf but eventually found that he enjoyed caddying more than playing. Steve was hired by Tiger Woods during the 1999 golf season. Tiger and Steve would go on to work together from 1999 to 2011. He went to work with Adam Scott almost immediately. During his time caddying for Tiger Woods, Steve earned at least $12 million in bonuses and salary alone. Tiger also reportedly gave Steve 10 vehicles that were won at tournaments.
Steve Williams Salary
Most caddie's earn a standard salary of 5% of whatever the pro makes in tournament play plus a weekly salary however since Steve Williams was caddie for the most successful golfer of all time, that percentage was increased to 15%. In most years Williams earned more money as a caddy than most of the professional tournament players. In 2007 he earned $1.4 million in commission alone which would put him the top 75 of PGA earners for the year. Williams also earned money though endorsements, and gifts from Tiger.