Jones, Bobby, 1902-1971

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1902-03-17
Death 1971-12-18

Biographical notes:

Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones, lawyer and golfer, was born March 17, 1902, in Atlanta, Georgia, and died 18 December 1971, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jones won the Grand Slam of golf and the Sullivan Award as outstanding amateur athlete (1930), planned the Augusta (Ga.) National Golf Club (1931) where he played his first Masters Tournament (1934), and his final Masters Tournament (1968). He was associated with the Atlanta law firm of Jones, Bird and Howell.

From the description of Bobby Jones collection, 1920-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863138

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Ark ID:
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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Golf--Pictorial works
  • presidents
  • Golf courses
  • Commemorative stamps
  • Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--Sports
  • Golf--History
  • Golf--Study and teaching
  • Sports
  • Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery--Pictorial works
  • Golf--Awards

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Golfers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • France--Paris (as recorded)
  • Scotland (as recorded)