1930: Grand Slam
Jones is the only player ever to have won the (pre-Masters) Grand Slam, or all four major championships, in the same calendar year (1930).
The Open Championship, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England (June 20, 1930)
Where did Bobby Jones win the Grand Slam?
Bobby Jones completes the first Grand Slam in golf history by winning the U. S. Amateur Open at the Merion Golf Club in Pennsylvania. Before Bobby Jones, the term “Grand Slam” meant a home run with the bases loaded. In 1930, Atlanta sportswriter O. B.
How many majors did Bobby Jones win?
Why didn’t Bobby Jones go pro?
Jones couldn’t play golf at Harvard Jones lusted for a Harvard varsity letter and eventually earned one — as assistant manager of the golf team — several months before winning his first U.S. Open. Jones was ineligible to play at Harvard because he had played at Georgia Tech.
What tournaments did Bobby Jones win?
Bobby Jones, byname of Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., (born March 17, 1902, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.—died December 18, 1971, Atlanta), American amateur golfer who, in 1930, became the first man to achieve the golf Grand Slam by winning in a single year the four major tournaments of the time: the British Open (Open Championship)