Scott McCarron

Local caddie Vollerthum picks up lucrative loop in carrying McCarron's bag to Senior Players victory

Local caddie Vollerthum picks up lucrative loop in carrying McCarron's bag to Senior Players victory

Evan Vollerthum’s career as a caddie began when he was a 14-year-old high school student at John Carroll and he started making the trek from his home in Fallston up to Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace.

That was nearly 20 years ago.

On Sunday at Caves Valley Golf Club, Vollerthum reached what he called the pinnacle of his caddying career when he helped Scott McCarron win the Constellation Senior Players Championship.

Vollerthum’s road from weekend and summer looper to carrying the bag of a major champion took shape when he returned a couple of months ago to Baltimore from Los Angeles, where he worked as a caddie since 2010.

“I used Bel Air [Country Club]...

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