WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Golf World (UK) - - THE SPIN -

The ori­gins of “Bones” ex­plained, plus two other fine cad­die ep­i­thets.

Bones

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.

Squeeky

John Daly’s bag man dur­ing his PGA Cham­pi­onship win, Jeff Medlen was nick­named Squeeky on ac­count of his high-pitched voice.

As­bestos

Steve Du­plan­tis loved the nightlife and reg­u­larly turned up late for duty with Jim Furyk, yet he was con­sid­ered fire­proof. As­bestos was ap­pro­pri­ate.

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