Jim Bones Mackay and his wife Jennifer Olsen are married for nearly two decades. Find about American golf caddie net worth, career earnings, and illness in this article.
Jim Bones Mackay is a golf commentator and golf caddie from America. He has been a golf caddie for such a long time for players and clubs. He has been the caddie for Phil Mickelson for 25 years and mutually parted away on June 20, 2017.
Bones had been together with Mickelson on several major tournaments since 1992. Jim’s nickname, Bones was given to him in 1990 during a PGA Tour by player Fred Couples when he couldn’t remember Jim’s name.
Bones joined commentary in 2017 on NBC/Golf Channel. For only a week he returned to caddying in January 2018, on the bag of Justin Thomas after his regular caddie, Jimmy Johnson’s injury. But, recently, on September 30, 2021, it is announced that he has returned as a full-time caddie for Justin Thomas.
Jim Bones Mackay Wife Jennifer Olsen
Jim Bones Mackay is married to his wife, Jennifer Olsen since 2002 and has been staying together since then.
However, Jim hasn’t revealed much about his wife’s details in the public media. The couple has been together for nearly two decades now.
Jennifer is a friend of Phil Mickelson’s wife, Amy, and she was introduced to Jim through them. They live in Scottsdale, Arizona with their lovely children- Oliver and Emma.
Despite that, we are unable to note about his wife, children, and family members.
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Jim Bones Mackay is one of the richest caddies of this era but his actual net worth and career earnings are yet to be explored.
However, his career as a caddie has been more than 25 years and is ranked as one of the highest-paid caddies around the world. He is one of the all-time greats in the profession.
Also, he has served as a commentator and recently joined Justin Thomas as a full-time caddie. His net worth and career earnings are estimated to be in the millions.
Jim Bones Mackay Illness Explained
Jim Bones Mackay does not have any serious illness, but he had once missed a PGA tour working for Mickelson, due to a sudden sick leave.
At that time, he was the victim of food poisoning, and Mickelson’s brother, Tim was the one who came to rescue.
Other than that, as found on his Wikipedia page, he was injured and both of his knees were replaced in October 2016 before parting ways with Phil Mickelson on June 20, 2017. And, his surgery might be the reason for their separation.
But, why he has to replace his knees is not known. And, in between, after he joined commentary sometimes he served for players in the absence of their caddies and now, recently, it has been announced that he will serve as a full-time caddie for Justin Thomas.