fore·cad·die | \ˈfȯr-ˌka-dē \

Definition of forecaddie 

: a golf caddie who is stationed in the fairway and who indicates the position of balls on the course

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If the ball was close, the joke was that a friendly forecaddie deserved a big tip. Teddy Greenstein,, "The story behind Erin Hills' lost hole, and the memento that remains," 13 June 2017

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1792, in the meaning defined above

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