Meet Paul Tesori: Cameron Young’s Caddie


Cameron Young is a golf professional on the PGA with real promise. His Journey to the PGA tour was the traditional route taken by most of the big stars on the tour but he has worked really hard to get himself on the Korn Ferry tour by playing in Monday qualifiers. With no status on the Korn Ferry Tour, he played so well that he won back to back weeks, securing him a Top 20 spot on the Korn Ferry money list and his PGA tour card. He burst onto the Tour with a series of top 10s, 3 of them being runner-up finishes including a solo second place finish at The 2022 British Open Championship. In his first year, Young went on to claim the rookie of the year award. There’s no doubt that his strong performance is due to all of the hard work he’s put in over the years. It also helps that golf runs very deep in his family. He’s the son of David Young, head pro at Sleepy Hollow Country Club, and his mother was also a teaching professional in the past. These are all factors that contribute to his playing ability and performance but here we like to highlight the person our PGA professionals trust the most to make crucial decisions under the most stressful circumstances. Let’s get to know Cameron Young’s caddie.

Who is Cameron Young’s caddie?

Cameron Young’s caddie is Paul Tesori. Tesori is a veteran caddie on tour and has caddied for Web Simpson for many years. Like Many of the caddies on tour, Tesori has a strong golf background culminated by the National Championship team he was a part of at Florida University in 1993. Tesori then went on to qualify for his PGA tour card, through Q school, on his first try. Though his career as a playing professional didn’t quite work out, Tesori has had a very successful caddie career on the bag for Webb Simpson. Paul Tesori partnered with Simpson for more than 10 years on tour and combined for 23 victories on tour with Including 2 majors.

Tesori is also founder of the Tesori Family foundation, an organization that aims to lend a helping hand to heal the hearts of children in need.

When did Paul Tesori start caddying for Cameron Young?

In his very short tenure on the PGA Tour, Cameron Young has already partnered with 2 caddies, Paul Tesori will be the third. In his first season, Young had his college buddy, Paul Tesori, on the bag and the two came close at a number of events but couldn’t quite break into the winner’s circle. About half way through the season, in the summer of 2022, Young partnered with Chad Reynolds but found themselves knocking at the door again without a breakthrough. The partnership between Cameron Young and Paul Tesori started in March 2023 at the Dell Technologies Match Play, where Cameron Young found himself in the runner-up spot yet again. With Tesori’s impressive resume, the Golf world is hoping this partnership will take young to the next level on the PGA Tour.

How much does Paul Tesori, Cameron Young’s Caddie make a year?

As we know very well, a caddie’s pay is based solely on the player’s performance. Because the pay is performance based, we can expect annual pay to fluctuate quite a bit. To determine how much Paul Tesori made while caddying for Cameron Young in the 2022-2023 season, we’ll use the formula most tour players use for paying their caddies: 5% of earnings if the player places outside the top 10, 7% if the player finishes within the top 10, and 10% if the player finishes in 1st place. Based on this information, we estimate that Paul Tesori could have made close to $197,092, so far, while caddying for Young in the 2023 season.

Here's the breakdown of how much money Paul Tesori made in 2023 caddying for Cameron Young



Cameron Young's Earnings

% of Earnings

Paul Tesori's Earnings

WGC Dell Technologies Match Play










RBC Heritage





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