Phil Mickelson parts with caddie Jim 'Bones' Mackay after 25 years

Phil Mickelson has ended his 25-year partnership with caddie Jim Mackay. Mickelson won five majors and 41 PGA Tour titles with Mackay – nicknamed ‘Bones’ – on his bag. The 47-year-old said the separation was “mutual” and confirmed his brother, Tim, will take over from Mackay. “Our decision is not based on a single incident….

PGA Tour: New doping programme to blood test and name recreational drug users

The PGA Tour is to introduce blood testing next season and will align its list of prohibited substances with that of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The Tour will still use urine testing as an anti-doping measure, with blood testing intended to detect substances such as human growth hormone. Commissioner Jay Monahan said the move…