Masters: Caddie Carl Jackson in good condition after car accident Friday outside of Atlanta

Carl Jackson is in good condition after being involved in a car accident Friday outside of Atlanta.

Jackson, 76, was driving to Augusta from his home in Roland, Arkansas, when he collided with a stopped vehicle on Interstate 20. Jackson’s car was totaled in the crash.

Jackson has caddied in a record 54 Masters Tournaments—his last in 2015—and still plans on caddying for Ben Crenshaw in Wednesday’s Par Three Contest.

When hearing the news, Crenshaw and his wife, Julie, each reached out to Jackson.

“I was worried sick,” Ben texted late Friday.

“A car is replaceable,” Julie said. “We’re just so thankful Carl is OK. That’s all that matters.”


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Crenshaw won the 1984 and 1995 Masters with Jackson on his bag.

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