Bobby Jones

Golfer Bobby Jones Full Name: Bobby Jones
Nationality:

American

Profession: Golfer
Why Famous: The most successful amateur golfer ever to compete on a national and international level. He retired at age 28.

Born: March 17, 1902
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Died: December 18, 1971 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Syringomyelia

Married Life

  • 1924-06-17 Golfer Bobby Jones (22) weds high school sweetheart Mary Rice Malone (22) in Atlanta, Georgia

Historical Events in the Life of Bobby Jones

  • 1923-07-15 27th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 296 at Inwood CC in NY
  • 1925-09-05 29th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones
  • 1926-06-25 61st British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 291 at Royal Lytham
  • 1926-07-10 30th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 293 at Scioto CC in Ohio
  • 1927-07-15 62nd British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 285 at St Andrews
  • 1929-06-30 33rd US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 294 at Winged Foot CC NY
  • 1930-06-12 34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn
  • 1930-06-20 65th British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 291 at Hoylake Hoylake
  • 1930-09-27 34th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones
  • 1930-12-16 Golfer Bobby Jones wins James E Sullivan Award

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