Meet the caddie: Chris P. Jones
How long have you caddied?
Players I’ve caddied for…
Michael Thompson, Dicky Pride, Craig Bowden, Paul Claxton, Hunter Mahan, Kevin Na, Mark Wilson, Matt Jones, Ricky Barnes, Will Zalatoris, Whee Kim, Sung Kang, Tag Ridings, John Rollins, Michael Thompson
High school attended…
Watchung Hills Regional, Class of 1995
Did you play college golf?
Did you play any other sports in college?
What is your greatest golf memory?
5 wins with Mark Wilson
What is the best part about being a caddie?
Meeting different people all around the world & traveling.
Favorite city to visit?
Tahoe City, CA
Favorite course to caddie?
Harbor Town Hilton Head
Favorite course to play?
Ballyneal GC Colorado
Professional interests outside of golf?
Snowboarding & Live Music
Yerba Mate Tea
Favorite sports team?
New York Yankees
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Who would be in your dream golf foursome, as a player?
Tiger, Lee Trevino, and Bobby Jones
Hobbies outside of golf?
Love to Snowboard & Paddleboard, Live Music/Concerts (Dead Head), Travel, Sleep, Eating different foods, Golf, Baseball Fan, being in the Tahoe Area doing all kinds of things.
What is your golf handicap?
Who is your inspirational role model?
Do you have a Nickname and what is the story behind how it was given to you?
ChrisP, Crispy or Chris P, comes from my middle name Paul and got it while working at the ski/snowboard shop at Squaw Valley in Tahoe in the winter of ’97/’98.
What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career?
Caddying for 5 tour wins with Mark Wilson and have an 11 year career with Mark Wilson, never missed a tournament that he played in during those 11 years.
What is your favorite stop on Tour and why?
Hilton Head, because it is like working a vacation almost, beautiful place and we rent houses or condos to stay in with other caddies.
What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why?
Whole Foods because of the salad bar and healthy choices
Where do you reside during off season?