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Phil Mickelson Stuns Golf With Split From Long-Time Caddie ‘Bones’

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – JULY 29: Phil Mickelson of the United States and Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay look on from the 12th tee during the second round of the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club on July 29, 2016 in Springfield, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) × Phil Mickelson Stuns Golf With Split From Long-Time Caddie ‘Bones’ SPRINGFIELD, ...

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8am Round-Up: Phil Mickelson and ‘Bones’ Mackay part ways

Phil Mickelson and Jim “Bones” Mackay have parted way after 25 years – the longest golfer and caddy relationship in golf. But the possibility of Mackay linking up with Jon Rahm has been immediately ruled out by the Spanish star. Mickelson claimed all but one of his worldwide successes with “Bones” at his side, including back-to-back wins in the Scottish ...

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Duke women's golf star Leona Maguire cruises to Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship victory

Sports | Golf By Mitchell Gladstone | Saturday, June 17 Courtesy of The R&A Rising senior Leona Maguire added to her accolades, becoming the second Blue Devil in the last three years to win the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship. After being crowned as the ACC individual champion in April and coming up just one shot short of a chance ...

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America's new US Open champion Koepka once considered quitting golf

GETTY IMAGES American Brooks Koepka with the US Open trophy. Newly-crowned US Open champion Brooks Koepka has admitted in the wake of his first major success that he’d once considered quitting the sport. The 27-year-old American golfer carded a 16-under par total for a four-stroke US Open win at Erin Hills, Wisconsin on Monday (NZ time). But it could have all been so much ...

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The reason Mickelson and his caddie broke up?

In an announcement that truly did catch the golf world by surprise, Phil Mickelson and his caddie, Jim “Bones” MacKay, decided to end their working relationship together after 25 years. The pair said they would remain friends, but that the time had simply come for a change. There were all kinds of theories floating around in the aftermath of the ...

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Golf-Winds whip up intrigue for final round U.S. Open

By Steve Keating| ERIN, Wisconsin, June 18 ERIN, Wisconsin, June 18 After days of being humbled, Erin Hills turned nasty for the U.S. Open’s final round on Sunday as heavy winds pummeled the layout, adding an intriguing wrinkle to the year’s second major. American Brian Harman starts the final round at the links-style course sitting alone atop a crowded leaderboard ...

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Travelers reaps benefits from new PGA Tour rule

2:31 PM ET CROMWELL, Conn. — Andy Bessette was hurriedly scurrying between meetings, both of the formal and informal variety. This is a big week for the Travelers Championship, and as executive vice president for the title sponsor, he’s had a lot to do with it. There’s already a palpable buzz in the air, even before the tournament rounds have ...

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Phil Mickelson Stuns Golf With Split From Long-Time Caddie ‘Bones’

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – JULY 29: Phil Mickelson of the United States and Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay look on from the 12th tee during the second round of the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club on July 29, 2016 in Springfield, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) × Phil Mickelson Stuns Golf With Split From Long-Time Caddie ‘Bones’ SPRINGFIELD, ...

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