The greatest of them all : the legend of Bobby Jones : classic photography of the incomparable Bobby Jones
The name Bobby Jones brings to mind not only a legendary golfer but also a legendary era in the history of golf. Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. earned 23 ... Show synopsis The name Bobby Jones brings to mind not only a legendary golfer but also a legendary era in the history of golf. Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. earned 23 tournament victories in a 13-year competitive period that ended in 1930 when he was just 28 years old. He was the only player ever to carry off the Grand Slam, winning all four majors in one year, and he co-designed the Augusta National course. Jones also set a standard for character and was so committed to fair play that he called penalties on himself, causing him to lose two major competitions.Bobby Jones combines some of the greatest voices in sports writing with photographs so dynamic you can almost hear the astonished crowds cheering Jones on. Close-ups demonstrating Joness technique are also included.Printed in Italy in six colors, including two eight-page double gatefolds and approximately 150 photographs, this elegant oversize edition is a cornerstone volume for every golf lover's library.