Surprise Move: Justin Thomas Parts Ways with Longtime Caddie Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay before The Masters.

Justin Thomas and caddie Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay part ways just one week before the Masters

Justin Thomas has announced his split from caddie Jim “Bones” Mackay just a week before the Masters. The golf world was shocked by the news, but Thomas took to social media to express his gratitude for Mackay’s partnership. He highlighted their major victories and unforgettable experiences together, such as winning the PGA Championship in 2022, competing in the Presidents Cup, and playing in Ryder Cups.

Thomas made the decision to part ways with Mackay after a tough stretch in his career, aiming to revitalize his game with a new caddie by his side. In a surprising move, Thomas has enlisted veteran caddie Matt Minister, previously with Patrick Cantlay, to carry his bag for the upcoming Masters tournament.

Despite their recent struggles on the course, Thomas has shown signs of improvement recently, posting multiple top-12 finishes since last fall. With his father’s guidance on his swing, Thomas has made strides in his approach play. However, he still struggles with his putting and ranks outside the top 150 in strokes gained.

Mackay received well wishes from Thomas as they parted ways and expressed confidence in both their future endeavors. He acknowledged the impact that Mackay had on his career and personal life during their time together. As for Mackay’s future plans, he is set to work as an on-course reporter for NBC during the Augusta National Women’s Amateur tournament this year.

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