Joe LaCava is famous for being a member of American golfer Tiger Woods’ team. Joe LaCava is known for his loyalty as a caddy/bagman for Tigers.
Joe LaCava was born in 1955 and he is 66 years old as of 2021. His exact place of birth is unknown, but it is a known fact that he was raised in Newtown, Connecticut. There is no information available on his educational background or his personality qualifications. Regarding his family, his parents are father Joseph Francis LaCava and mother Mary Ann LaCava. He also has three siblings namely Shalor Tavino, Robin Kellogg and Jane Gallagher.
career and working life
Joe LaCava is known professionally as Tiger Woods’ caddy. Tiger is a world-renowned professional golfer. People recognize him as one of the most famous caddies. He is also famous for his works and popular for supporting his partner.
Additionally, Tiger has mentioned that proper planning of LaCava has helped the professional golfer win several games. He also played golf with his father growing up and started his job as a caddy as a hobby. Tiger affectionately called him “Joey”.
His partner Tiger Woods won his 15th Major Championship in 2019, winning his 5th Green Jacket in the process. LaCava was inducted into the BMW Championship Caddy Hall of Fame for his contribution as bagman in April to Tiger Woods’ momentous 2019 Masters win. Others on the list include Jim “Bones” Mackay, the late Bruce Edwards, Angelo Argea, the Murray brothers, Fluff Cowan and Jack Nicklaus.
He has been working with Tiger since September 2011. He also came into Tiger Woods’ pocket following the golfer’s split from his former bagman Steve Williams. Tiger worked with his former bagman for 13 years.
Additionally, LaCava joined Tiger after 4 years working with Dustin Johnson. He also worked with Freddie Couples and helped him win a total of 12 events. He has worked almost 20 years since becoming Masters Champion in 1992. He actually started his job as a caddy in 1987.
It all started when he became a caddy for his cousin Ken Green from Danbury. He then joined Freddie in 1990 after the golfer hired him. Other golfers he has worked with include Davis Love III and Justin Leonard.
Also, he is famous for his loyalty to Tiger. When Tiger underwent four back surgeries from 2014 to 2017, LaCava stuck with the golfer despite Tiger Woods telling him to get another bag during his injury to make more money.
Joe LaCava’s wife is Megan LaCava. The loving couple have two children, namely daughter Lauren and son Joseph (Joe). His son is attending James Madison University as part of the Class of 2021. Other than that, the family loves to keep their lives out of the public eye.
Joe LaCava stands about tall height of 5 feet 9 inches and its weight is about 70 kg. Apart from that, this personality has a chest-waist-hip measurement of 40-32-33 inches. Likewise, LaCava has blonde hair and hazel eyes.
Social Media and Wealth
Joe LaCava does not have a personal profile on any social media profiles. Despite this, he occasionally appears on his son’s Instagram account (@jlacava40) and sometimes on Tiger Wood’s Instagram (@tigerwoods). It continues with a salary between 10,000 and 15,000 US dollars and a net worth from around 300,000 to 500,000 US dollars.