Tag Archives: caddie


A huge thanks to Stephanie for giving me the chance to contribute to her site. I’m Kevin Merfeld, a failed walk-on golfer at the University of Southern California, a former Pebble Beach caddie and the current golf writer for my hometown newspaper, the Monterey County Herald. I met Stephanie at Pebble Beach while we both covered the U.S. Open. I got an armband to go inside the ropes because I was considered traditional media. She didn’t because she writes for a website — which is somehow not as legitimate? Not in my eyes. I’m a big fan of this site — both the content Stephanie produces and the insightful commenting from you guys — and it’s just the audience that I hope to eventually write for regularly.

Continue Reading