Meet the caddie: Chris P. Jones

How long have you caddied? 
Since 2003

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

Childhood hometown…
Watchung, NJ

High school attended…
Watchung Hills Regional, Class of 1995

Did you play college golf?
No

College Attended
Lynn University

Did you play any other sports in college? 
Yes, baseball

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

Favorite food?
Thai

Favorite beverage?
Yerba Mate Tea

Favorite restaurant?
Betos Mexican

Favorite bar?
KIND Bar

Favorite sports team?
New York Yankees

Favorite movie?
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? 
6

Who is your inspirational role model? 
Jerry Garcia

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?
Reno, NV

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