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Bobby Jones

Biography

Legendary golfer who received thirteen golf championships and helped establish the Experts. During World Battle I, he performed exhibition fits with Alexa Stirling to improve money for battle relief. Although an attorney by occupation, he was probably one of the most effective amateur golfers. He previously three children along with his wife Mary Malone, with whom he eloped in 1924. He’s widely considered among the five giants from the 1920s American sports activities scene, alongside baseball’s Babe Ruth.

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Full Name Bobby Jones
Date Of Birth September 18, 1939
Died December 18, 1971, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Place Of Birth Tennessee
Height 1.73 m
Weight 75 kg
Profession Gospel Singer
Education Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Emory University, Emory University School of Law
Nationality American
Spouse Ethel Jones
Children Robert Tyre Jones III, Clara Jones, Mary Ellen Jones
Parents Robert Purmedus Jones, Clara Thomas
Siblings James Jones, Lula Jones, Let's Praise The Lord, Rejoice With Me!, Thank You Lord
Awards James E. Sullivan Award
Music Groups The Mannish Boys
Nominations Best Sports Movie ESPY Award
TV Shows Bobby Jones Gospel
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1Inducted into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame in 2005 (inaugural class).
2Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1964.
3Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.
4Has a road (I-520/Bobby Jones Expressway) named after him in Augusta, Georgia.
5Took up golf as a boy when he was deemed "too sickly" for football.
6Posthumously retains the title of President-in-perpetuity of Augusta National Golf Club: the home of the Masters Golf Tournament, and a course which he himself designed.
7Amateur golfer considered by many to be the best player to swing a club.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
How to Break 90 #2: Position and Back Swing1933ShortBobby Jones
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 8: 'The Brassie'1931ShortBobby Jones

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ed Sullivan Show1954TV SeriesHimself
Ace of Clubs1951ShortHimself
Sportbeams: Follow Thru1940Documentary shortHimself
How to Break 90 #6: Fine Points1933ShortHimself
How to Break 90 #5: Impact1933ShortHimself
How to Break 90 #4: Downswing1933ShortHimself
How to Break 90 #3: Hip Action1933ShortHimself
How to Break 90 #1: The Grip1933ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 12: 'A Round of Golf'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 10: 'Trouble Shots'1931ShortHimself - Bobby Jones
How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 11: 'Practice Shots'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 7: 'The Spoon'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 9: 'The Driver'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 5: 'The Medium Irons'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 6: 'The Big Irons'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones, No. 3: 'The Niblick'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 4: 'The Mashie Niblick'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones, No. 2: 'Chip Shots'1931ShortHimself
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 1: 'The Putter'1931ShortHimself
Top-Notchers1926Documentary shortHimself
The National Rash1924Documentary shortHimself - Golf Champion

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jim McKay: My World in My Words2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
1997 Highlights of the Masters Tournament1997Video documentaryHimself
Babe Ruth: The Man, the Myth, the Legend1990Video shortHimself
When Sports Were King1954Documentary shortHimself - Golfer
The Naughty Twenties1951Documentary shortHimself
The Golden Twenties1950DocumentaryHimself
You Were Meant for Me1948Himself - Champion Golfer (uncredited)
Sports Immortals1939Documentary shortHimself
The Golf Nut1927ShortHimself - Golfer (uncredited)

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