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Williams inducted into Caddie Hall of Fame

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After a career that has lasted nearly four decades, Steve Williams has been inducted into the Caddie Hall of Fame by the Western Golf Association.

Williams received a bronze caddie statue as part of the ceremony Wednesday at the BMW Championship, where the New Zealander is on the bag for Adam Scott, for whom Williams has caddied since 2011.

"I want to thank the Western Golf Association for inducting me into the Caddie Hall of Fame," Williams said in a release announcing the induction. "I very much appreciate the honor."

Williams, 50, began caddying at the age of 10 and got his first professional job with Australian Peter Thomson at age 13. His career has included stints with Greg Norman and Raymond Floyd, although his highest-profile assignment was working for Tiger Woods from 1999-2011, with the pair teaming up to win 13 major titles.

After leaving Woods' bag he began working for Scott, helping the Aussie win the Masters in 2013 and reach world No. 1 earlier this year. He has previously stated that he plans to make this his final year as a full-time caddie.