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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Bobby Jones (1902-1971)
Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones II, was born to Clara Thomas and Robert Purmedus Jones on March 17, 1902, in Atlanta.
His most outstanding project in retirement was the creation of the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta and the annual invitational tournament it spawned, the Masters.
Jones made an appearance each spring at the Masters, even playing in the event until 1948, when his life took a tragic turn.
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 Ann Liguori.com - Bobby Jones Golf Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Bobby Jones Golf Company was created to merge the passion, dedication and skill of two men: one legendary, the other, a craftsman who bridges the eras of handmade persimmon woods and high-tech, computer-generated metal wood designs.
Bobby Jones Players is the next generation of technology from an earlier Jesse Ortiz design that became the #1 fairway metal on Tour, from 1998 to 2001.
Bobby Jones Hybrids are also shorter in length to increase accuracy and to truly be long iron replacements…not fairway metal alternatives.
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 ESPN.com: Bobby Jones was golf's fast study
Bobby Jones found success immediately on the golf course, struggled to find himself as a teen and then had seven phenomenal seasons before retiring from the game at age 28 in 1930.
Jones, who had graduated from Georgia Tech and Harvard and was a lawyer in Atlanta, played lots of friendly golf, but he emerged from his retirement only once a year to play The Masters.
In his last years, Jones was confined to a wheelchair because of syringomyelia, a fluid-filled cavity in the spinal cord that caused him first pain, then loss of feeling and muscle atrophy.
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 Bobby Jones (golfer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jones was a child prodigy who won his first children's tournament at the age of six and made the third round of the U.S. Amateur Championship at fourteen.
Jones is considered one of the five giants of the 1920s American sports scene, along with baseball's Babe Ruth, boxing's Jack Dempsey, American football's Red Grange, and tennis player Bill Tilden.
Jones was married in 1924 to the former Mary Rice Malone.
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 Bobby Jones History (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-3.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Born Atlanta, Georgia, Jones is remembered as the epitome of golfing talent.
Jones, the son of a lawyer, was born into a well to do family who had a summer house near the East Lakes GC, Atlanta.
Jones played his first major tournament, the US Amateur, when he was 14 and finished in the top 10.
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 Bobby jones Perfume at 99PERFUME. All Original Bobby jones fragrances
Though he played the game almost three quarters of a century ago, Bobby Jones will be forever woven into the very fabric of golf.
Jones was a great player, a scholar, a family man, a competitor, a writer, a teacher, a golf course designer, and-in all things-a gentleman.
The great sportswriter Grantland Rice once said, ""Bobby Jones is not one in a million persons…I should say he is one in ten million-or perhaps one in fifty million."" Indeed, one of the most fascinating and timeless stories in all of sports is the legend of Bobby Jones.
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Bobby Jones Golf Complex is a 45 hole municipal facility named for the legendary Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., who personally dedicated the facility on Sunday, February 13, 1927.
Jones is the only golfer to have won all of these major championships in the same year.
In 1940 the longest playoff for a PGA event was held at both the Bobby Jones Course and nearby Sarabay C.C. when the PGA Seniors Championship tournament needed 36 playoff holes before Otto Hackbarth bested Jack Hutchinson 294 to 295.
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 Amazon.com: Bobby Jones on Golf (Bobby Jones): Books: Robert Tyre Jones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Here's the bad news: "Golf," suggests the great Bobby Jones, the largest shadow ever cast on a fairway, "is the one game which becomes more and more difficult the longer one plays it." Here's the good news: If his classic instructional can't change the diagnosis, it may at least ease the pain.
Bobby Jones on Golf (Bobby Jones) by Robert Tyre Jones
Bobby Jones on Golf will raise any interested reader's game to a level that goes beyond how many knuckels should be visible or the position of the pinky toe; all this while using the english language as well as he used his mashie.
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 SEARCHING FOR BOBBY JONES
The golf balls are made of the latest and greatest materials and technology; yet, not one golf great, either before or after him have ever been able to match his record.
When I contemplate that Bobby Jones and his contemporaries wore ties, no gloves, and had to really know in depth each club in their bags with the ever present possibility of broken or bent shafts, Bobby Jones' feat of the Grand Slam, to me, is even more fantastic.
In our discussion about what a great feat Bobby Jones achieved with the Grand Slam, he mentioned that in 1930, mesh balls were used and there was no standardization of golf balls so one could get a dead ball, adding a new twist to the difficulty in playing golf then.
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 Bobby Jones Golfwear from Corporate Golf
Bobby Jones is the first name in golf sportswear - the ultimate in prestige and quality.
The Bobby Jones name is known worldwide as the ultimate in quality and elegance in golf apparel and outerwear.
Besides the luxury wear for which Bobby Jones is so famous, the collection now includes watches and leather accessories, made of the finest materials with the same lavish attention to detail.
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 Bobby Jones' major / Golf legend sprinkled his stardust on Masters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Or, more accurately, Woods is the Bobby Jones of his time, and if the greatest player in the history of the game decided to hold an invitational tournament, well, it would certainly be a major event in the world of golf, by anyone's estimate.
Many golf aficionados laughed at Martha Burk, the chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations, when she was drawn into the spotlight last year and questioned the Masters' worthiness.
Jones was a legendary enough figure in U.S. sports that when he formed a friendship with a Wall Street businessman named Clifford Roberts, and when the two decided to open a golf club in the South, it was news.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/04/06/SP2807.DTL   (1399 words)

  
 Bobby Jones Movie
Bobby Jones’ stature in the game is very important to his family, so much so that they formed a family corporation, not so much to exploit Bobby Jones’ name and likeness, but to protect it.”
When Dawson met Clara, Bobby Jones’ daughter, who has since passed away, she told him that Jones was great friends with Walter Hagen, one of his main rivals on the golf course, but that his mother, Clara, really didn’t like Walter’s influence on Bobby.
All the tournaments that Bobby Jones played were shot at St. Andrews or Kings Barn or in the U.S. at Chateau Elan, which is the sister course in Georgia to St. Andrews.
www.golftodaymagazine.com /0404Apr/bobby.htm   (4314 words)

  
 eBay Guides - Bobby Jones Golf Books
Bobby won the grand slam of golf in 1930 by winning the British Amateur, British Open, U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur all in the same year, a feat that has never been repeated.
Jones was also a prolific author and his works are sought after by golfers and book collectors.
Bobby Jones on Golf written in 1930 is 112 pages and was published by Metropolitan Fiction, Inc. It was done is wrappers (softcover) and unfortunately it is difficult to find good copies that still have the cover present due to the nature of the material utilized in the book's publication.
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 Bobby Jones Golf Legends - Bobby Jones Bio
Bobby Jones was among the first class of inductees into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.
Golf Channel Partners with Amateur Tour (TheGolfChannel.com) ORLANDO, Fla. -– The Golf Channel announced today that it has partnered with the American Amateur Golf Tour, a grassroots golf membership program that provides amateur golfers with authentic opportunities to interact with their favorite cable network and to compete locally, regionally and nationally against their peers.
Golf properties target buyers without clubs (International Herald Tribune) The centerpiece of the Monte Mayor Golf & Country Club on the Costa del Sol is a challenging 18-hole golf course that many experts consider one of the most beautiful in Europe.
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 Bobby Jones
Owned by the City of Atlanta and managed by American Golf, Bobby Jones is one of the most convenient courses to downtown Atlanta and Buckhead, and offers some of the metro area's most affordable prices, with a traditional layouts that can easily be walked and enough challenge to
Bobby Jones is a short but relatively exacting layout that requires some accuracy to negotiate the stately old trees that line a number of fairways.
The terrain is quite hilly, resulting in several shots with significant changes in elevation and a few where you are unable to see the entire landing area.
www.golfatlanta.com /courses_bobbyjones.htm   (418 words)

  
 Bobby Jones Golf Films
The originals Warner Bros. films were created when Jones was in his early 30s, and shortly after he had won the "Grand Slam".
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Although Jones would never again play in a national championship, he continued to leave his indelible mark on the game through other endeavors.
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 Bobby Jones Golf by Jesse Ortiz (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-3.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Bobby Jones by Jesse Ortiz OLA driver (optimum launch angle) is one of the hottest new clubs available.
The Bobby Jones Golf Company merges the passion, dedication and skill of two men: one legendary, the other, a craftsman who bridges the eras of handmade persimmon woods and high-tech, computer-generated metal wood designs.
Utilizing a patented brazing process, Bobby Jones by Jesse Ortiz golf clubs feature a crown construction that allows for the transfer of over 30 grams to the rear soleplate area.
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Bobby Jones shares his techniques for improving your golf game by correcting common mistakes in the...
Considerable Passions: Golf, the Masters, and the Legacy of Bobby Jones is one of the most significant books ever published on the world's most influe...
Bobby Jones et al - Down the Fairway: The Golf Life and Play of Robert T. Jones, Jr
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 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This is a loving tribute to the American amateur golf legend Bobby Jones but it doesn't sugarcoat his story.
Jones is shown with his good and bad sides, especially his horrible temper which he corrected, and his nervous ailments which he was unable to correct and caused an early retirement from the game.
There is a lot of golf footage in here, of tournaments won and lost and battles against famous professional Walter Hagen, who always is pictured in these golf films as an arrogant, flamboyant man. In contrast, Jones' modest character is even more apparent than would normally be noticed.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0375104   (432 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "Bobby Jones: How I Play Golf"
The equipment and terminology of golf have changed a great deal since 1930, the year when amateur phenom Bobby Jones won all four major tournaments in one year.
The newly re-mastered DVD box-set editions of the 1930s instructional films "Bobby Jones: How I Play Golf" and "Bobby Jones: How to Break 90" provide a fascinating window into the game's past, illustrating what has changed and what has remained the same.
This HowStuffWorks article explores the Bobby Jones short instructional films, how they came together and the ways they are still useful to golfers today.
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 Become.com - Shop results for bobby jones golf
Bobby Jones enters the digital age for the first time ever with the release of the most famous golf instructional films ever made, How I Play...
Bobby Jones, the holder of the original Grand Slam of Golf.
Bobby Jones Players is the next generation of technology from an earlier...
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 American Golf Corporation
American Golf Corporation manages more than 170 golf clubs and resorts including premier private, resort and daily fee golf courses.
Our golf courses are located in California, Connecticut, Texas, Ohio, Arizona, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Georgia, Colorado, Virginia, Washington, Idaho, Maryland, New Mexico, Tennessee.
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 Bobby Jones and George Nicoll Golf Memorabilia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Bobby Jones began putting with his original Calamity Jane after a friendly round at the Nassau Country Club on Long Island just before competing in the 1923 U.S. Open at Inwood.
Fashioned after the original, Golf Links to the Past is proud to offer this replica of Bobby Jones' famed putter.
These exquisite forged hickory-shafted clubs are a complete reproduction of the clubs Bobby Jones actually carried during his remarkable 1930 “Grand Slam.” Handcrafted by Heritage Golf in St. Andrews, Scotland, each set of fourteen clubs is fully playable, individually numbered and accompanied by a letter of authenticity.
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 Heritage Golf: Bobby Jones Clubs
The limited edition set of fully playable hickory golf clubs, made in association with official Jones licence holders Golf Links to the Past, is an exact replica of the clubs that the legendary champion Robert Tyre Jones, Jr used during his Grand Slam year of 1930.
The new Bobby Jones Grand Slam clubs were introduced on a limited basis at the PGA Show in Orlando, Florida in February 2000, and received a very positive response from the golf trade and media, with a good number of orders placed.
These organisations were extremely helpful in supplying information on, and allowing access to, the original Bobby Jones Grand Slam clubs for the purpose of retaining the historic accuracy of the clubs by examining the details, down to the finest curve and type of material used.
www.golfpro-online.com /news/yeartodate/news2000/bobby.html   (725 words)

  
 Bobby Jones-IAH201
A painted portrait of Bobby Jones at Hoylake.
Jones won a remarkable 13 majors in the last 21 he competed in (1923-30).
The Postal Service dedicated a stamp collection to Bobby Jones because of his great achievements, and his importance to the game of golf in the 1920's and today.
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 Bobby Jones - Art, Autographs, Photographs, Books, Memorabilia
For over 8 years we have been the official licensee of Bobby Jones Art, Bobby Jones Photographs and Bobby Jones Autographs and Memorabilia.
As Golf Links to the Past is a trusted agent of the Bobby Jones family, you can feel confident that you are buying some of the finest Bobby Jones collectibles in the world.
Our collection includes rare Bobby Jones photographs, reproductions of Bobby Jones’ golf clubs used during his Grand Slam 1930 season, and vintage autographs.
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 @ugusta & SIonline: The Masters - History - Memories of Bobby Jones
The Life & Times of Bobby Jones is a 298-page book with more than 330 photographs, 80 of which have never been published.
Other unique portions of the book include paintings made of Jones, a forward by his grandson, Bob Jones IV, photos of Jones hunting, fishing and playing tennis and a chapter on O.B. Keeler, the Atlanta newspaperman who recounted Jones' career.
Matthew said he has sold the documentary to Callaway Golf, which is trying to distribute it for a network telecast, hopefully close to the 1996 Masters, scheduled for April 11-14.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /augusta/history/bobby_jones   (440 words)

  
 Bobby Jones - Golf
This book the The Grand Slam is in the same format as the author goes into much detail about everything that was happening in the world at this time from 1918's to 1930's.
I did enjoy the book as I had no idea what type of person Bobby Jones really was.
I knew he was an even tempered golfer who played as an Amateur and had a silky smooth swing and was the person to beat in every tournament he participated in.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art43043.asp   (495 words)

  
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