WHAT’S IN A NAME?
The origins of “Bones” explained, plus two other fine caddie epithets.
Fred Couples couldn’t remember skinnys Jim Mackay’s namena as a first-yearfirst-ye caddie, so calledc “Bones” whenwh trying to getge his attention.
John Daly’s bag man during his PGA Championship win, Jeff Medlen was nicknamed Squeeky on account of his high-pitched voice.
Steve Duplantis loved the nightlife and regularly turned up late for duty with Jim Furyk, yet he was considered fireproof. Asbestos was appropriate.