Mickelson and caddie Bones part ways

Phil Mickelson and Jim "Bones" Mackay end 25-year relationship.

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Phil Mickelson and his longtime caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay are ending their working relationship, according to statements released in a joint email to reporters on Monday.

"After 25 very rewarding and memorable years, Bones and I have mutually decided to end our player-caddie relationship." Mickelson wrote.

"Our decision is not based on a single incident. We just feel it's the right time for a change."

Mackay wrote the following in his statement, "Player-caddie relationships don’t often last that long. I will always be grateful that I was around to witness so much of Phil’s career."

In their storied career together, Phil and Bones have captured five major championships (three Masters titles, one PGA Championship and one British Open) among 41 total PGA Tour titles.

Mickelson notes that his brother Tim will carry his bag for the rest of this season.

Here's Mickelson statement below...