Meet the caddie: Nick Jones

Twitter Handle
@Jones_nickolas

How long have you caddied?
5 years

Players I’ve caddied for…
Daniel Summerhays, Shanshan Feng, Charles Howell III, Tyler Duncan, and Scott Piercy

Childhood hometown…
Carlsbad, Minnesota

Did you play college golf?
Yes

Where did you play?
University of Southern California (1997-2001)

What is your greatest golf memory?
Winning the California State Amateur in 2000 and playing in the 2005 U.S. Open at Pinehurst.

What is your greatest memory as a caddie?
Finishing second in the 2014 Valero Open.

What is the best part about being a caddie?
Watching amazing golf and meeting new people.

Favorite Professional Golfer growing up?
Fred Couples

Favorite City to visit?
San Diega

Favorite Course to caddie? 
Rivera

Favorite Course to play?
Bel-Air

Professional interests outside of golf?
Stock Market

Favorite food? 
Mexican

Favorite beverage?
Dr. Pepper

Favorite restaurant?
Ruth’s Chris

Favorite sports team?
USC Trojans

Hobbies outside of Golf?
Watching sports and spending time with my kids

Are you involved in a charity/foundation? 
We do a project night night get together every holiday season at our house.

Alternate career choice… 
Professional golfer

What three golf players would fill out your dream foursome? 
Tiger, Jack, Arnie

What has been the biggest highlight of your caddying career?
Caddie for Charles Howell when he won Sea Island

What is your favorite stop on Tour and why? 
Riviera, great course and hometown tournament

What is your favorite restaurant on Tour and why? 
Chipotle, tastes great and easy

Where do you reside during off season? 
Burbank, CA

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