Jones, Bobby

Hometown:

USA

Atlanta,
Georgia

Year Inducted:

1974

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

Mar 17, 1902 -
Dec 18, 1971

Bobby Jones

Professional Majors: 7

  • U.S. Open: 1923, 1926, 1929, 1930
  • Open Championship: 1926, 1927, 1930

Additional Wins: 26

  • 1908: East Lake Children’s Tournament
  • 1911: Junior Championship Cup of the Atlanta Athletic Club
  • 1915: Invitation Tournament at Roebuck Springs, Birmingham, Davis and Freeman Cup at East Lake, East Lake Club Championship, Druid Hills Club Championship
  • 1916: Georgia Amateur, Birmingham Country Club Invitation, Cherokee Club Invitation, East Lake Invitation tournament
  • 1917: Southern Amateur
  • 1918: Southern Amateur
  • 1919: Yates-Gode Tournament
  • 1920: Davis-Freeman Tournament, Southern Amateur, Morris County Inviational
  • 1922: Southern Amateur
  • 1924: U.S. Amateur
  • 1925: U.S. Amateur
  • 1927: Southern Open, U.S. Amateur
  • 1928: Warren K. Wood Memorial, U.S. Amateur
  • 1930: Southeastern Open, The Amateur Championship, U.S. Amateur

Walker Cup Apperances: 5

  • (Wins in Bold)
  • Player: 1922, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930
  • Captain: 1928, 1930

Accomplishments

  • Founded Augusta National Golf Club: 1933

Awards & Honors

  • James E. Sullivan Award: 1930