Cassie Holland.

Cassie Holland lost her job during the pandemic and became a cart girl at a Las Vegas golf course.
A TikTok she made about an experience with a golfer went viral, and she now has a massive following.
She works with brands and loves her job — especially because of the tips.

This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Cassie Holland, a 26-year-old cart girl at a golf course and TikTok creator in Las Vegas. The following has been edited for length and clarity.

I grew up in Connecticut and have a waitressing background. When I moved to Las Vegas in 2018, I was waitressing at conventions and booth model gigs at trade exhibitions — really anything I could do so that I could stay out here.

But then the pandemic hit, and I was obviously out of a job with conventions shut down. I was pretty desperate, and someone told me about this bartending-on-a-golf-course gig. I didn’t really know what that meant, but I needed a job, so I took it — and then it changed my life.

I fell in love with the job instantly because in Vegas there isn’t much grass or wildlife. I got to the golf course and it had palm trees and little animals running around. It turned me into a super positive person.

About a year into working as a cart girl, I started putting videos on TikTok
Holland with a golfer.

My best friend was also out of a job and needed something to do, so I got her a job with me. She wanted me to make dance TikToks with her. At first I said, “We’re at work, we can’t do this.” But she insisted because we look cute, so we started doing them on her account.

One day, I thought I should start posting on my account, too. I made one cart-girl video and it didn’t really get that many views. Then one of the golfers made me mad, so I did a little “story time” post. I didn’t even check my TikTok, but I went on Instagram, and I was wondering, “Why are my Instagram followers going up so much all of a sudden?”

I realized that my TikTok video was going viral. I freaked out when I saw it get to 100,000 views because nothing like that had happened to me before. When it got to …read more

Source:: Business Insider


I’m a cart girl on a Las Vegas golf course. I’ve made $1,000 in tips in a day, but customers can be weird.

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