The No. 3 player in the world has a new bag man for a tournament where he is the defending champion
Bones will drop his mic to pick up the bag for Justin Thomas at next week’s second leg of the Hawaii swing. Jim “Bones” Mackay will come out of retirement — and the NBC/Golf Channel broadcast operations — to caddie for Justin ThomasShow More Summary
Mackay is covering the Open Championship for NBC, while Mickelson will go home after missing the cut. Phil Mickelson may be having a swell time with his younger brother, Tim, on his bag now that he and his longtime caddie, Jim “Bones” Mackay, have split. Show More Summary
I THINK JIM "BONES" MACKAY will be great as an on-course reporter. Bones will still walk the course, but he won't have to lug a bag or rake traps.In a media conference call last week, Bones said:I'm absolutely overjoyed to be joining the NBC Golf team. Show More Summary
July 6 (Reuters) - Jim "Bones" Mackay, whose successful 25-year stint as Phil Mickelson's caddie ended two weeks ago in a mutual split, has forged a new partnership as an on-course reporter for NBC Sports starting with this month's British Open.
Crossing over to the dark side, Bones trades Lefty’s golf bag for an NBC/Golf Channel microphone. Phil Mickelson said, after announcing two weeks ago that he and Jim “Bones” Mackay had split after 25 years as golfer and caddie, that any professional golfer would be fortunate to land his longtime looper. Show More Summary
Good get for NBC.
Caddie Jim “Bones” Mackay, who recently split with Phil Mickelson, will join NBC and Golf Channel as an on-course reporter.
Mackay spent 25 years on the bag alongside Lefty.
‘I don’t think it was a firing,’ Phil Mickelson says of his breakup with long-time caddie, Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay. ‘There wasn’t an incident.’ Phil Mickelson, six days after he and his caddie of 25 years, Jim “Bones” Mackay, announced they...Show More Summary
There's been no public ugliness as Mickelson, Mackay go their separate ways.
Phil Mickelson thinks longtime caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay will have plenty of options for his next job
The relationship between a player and his caddie can be considered almost poetic when watching the ups and downs that they both endure during a career. None, however, are as poetic as Phil Mickelson and his looper Jim “Bones” Mackay who recently split in a decision stated to be a “mutual separation”. Show More Summary
Jordan Spieth expresses shock at the Lefty-Bones separation. With the golf community still stunned by Tuesday’s news that the PGA Tour’s longest-running player-caddie marriage between Phil Mickelson and Jim "Bones" Mackay had come to...Show More Summary
Phil Mickelson and Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay earlier this year. (Getty Images) One of the longest-running player-caddie relationships in golf history has come to a close. Phil Mickelson and Jim “Bones” Mackay, joined at the hip for a quarter-century, have decided to go their separate ways. Show More Summary
Phil Mickelson mutually parts with caddie Jim Mackay after 25 years which have delivered five major titles.
June 20 (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson and longtime caddie Jim 'Bones' Mackay have mutually agreed to part ways after a 25-year relationship, one of the game's most popular duos announced on Tuesday.
Phil Mickelson and his longtime caddie Jim 'Bones' Mackay are parting ways after 25 years together.