Bobby Jones – Profile

Bobby Jones

Full Name: Robert Tyre Jones Jr. (known as Bobby Jones)

Born: March 17th, 1902

Died: December 18th, 1971 (aged 69)

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Sporting Nationality: United States 🇺🇸

Who Is Bobby Jones?

Bobby Jones was an American Professional Golfer, widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of the game. Jones retired from competitions aged just 28, although he still earned a lot of money from the game after that as an instructor, equipment, and golf course designer.

Most famously, Jones helped to design the Augusta National Golf Course and the Masters tournament with Clifford Roberts.

Bobby Jones - American Golfer

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Last Updated on 28/02/2023 by Rob Davies

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