Who Is Abraham Ancer's Caddie?

Who carries the Mexican professional golfer's bag right now? We take a look.

Abraham Ancer's Caddie
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Who Is Abraham Ancer's Caddie?

Abraham Ancer's caddie situation seems to have changed over last couple of years. Back in 2021 we noticed a change in that his regular caddie Dale Vallely, wasn't on the bag citing visa issues back home in Canada which sidelined him indefinitely. 

In three starts since Vallely had to take this break at the start of 2021, Ancer employed the services of veteran caddie Dean Elliott (missed cut at the Genesis Open), Roberto Diaz (T18 in the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession) and finally coach JP Solis (T22 at the Players).

Ancer then turned up to the 2021 WGC-Dell Technologies Matchplay with Benji Thompson, the former caddie of Lexi Thompson and Kevin Chappell. Speaking at the time to The Caddie Network, Thompson said; “As far as I understand, it’s a visa issue, but I don’t know any of the details. I’m committed to Abe as long as it lasts.

“I am super excited about the opportunity to work for a world-class player and such a nice guy,” Thompson added. “I’ve really enjoyed our two days of practice and we are ready to get after it this week.”

The pair continue to work together today. 

Abraham ancer with caddie dale vallely

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Vallely had worked for Ancer since the summer of 2016, including a trip back to the Korn Ferry Tour in 2017 and his incredible rise in the Official World Golf Ranking, which landed him a spot on the International Team at the 2019 Presidents Cup. But Vallely hasn’t been working for Ancer since a T5 in the American Express back in January 2021.

Vallely is quite the player himself as he is a Canada Tour veteran and he has lots of caddie experience too as he has been doing it for over 10 years. We did expect Vallely to come back onto the bag once the visa issues go sorted but given Thompson has been on the bag for a while now, this doesn't appear to be the case.

Sam Tremlett
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A golfer for most of his life, Sam is Golf Monthly's E-commerce Editor.

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

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Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a single-figure handicap. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Cobra LTDxLS (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Ping G430 Max (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Victory Tour 3/Cuater The Ringer
(For off the course he goes for Nike Jordan 1 Low G shoes as well)