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Golf News // Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith taking break from day job to caddie for longtime friend Tony Finau (www.espn.com)

Golf News // Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith taking break from day job to caddie for longtime friend Tony Finau

NASSAU, Bahamas — The tanned, stubbled face behind the dark sunglasses and a black T-shirt underneath a white bib made Ryan Smith look the part of a PGA Tour caddie in the Hero World Challenge.

Looping for Tony Finau is a break from his day job, and Smith only missed his regular routine briefly when he considered the calendar. The Utah Jazz owner would be missing a home game Friday night against the Boston Celtics.

Even so, he couldn’t pass up the opportunity.

Finau’s regular caddie, Mark Urbanek, is home as his wife prepares to have a child. Finau and Smith have been friends in Salt Lake City longer than either can remember.

“He called me and he’s like, ‘Bro, I need you to caddie for me.’ I had to answer the bell, right?” Smith said after…

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