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Bobby Jones - Awards And Accomplishments

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Winning all four major championships-the U.S. Open, U.S. Amateur, British Open, and British Amateur-was known as the Grand Slam. Today the Grand Slam consists of the Masters Tournament, the Professional Golfer's Associ-ation (PGA) Tournament, the U.S. Open Championship, and the British Open Championship.
St. Andrews, Scotland, is home of the Old Course, said to be the founding place of golf.
1911 East Lake (Georgia) Junior Championship, at age 9
1916 Georgia State Amateur Championship; qualified in National Amateur Championship
1917 Southern Amateur Championship
1919 Runner-up, Southern Open Championship; runner-up, Canadian Open Championship; runner-up, National Amateur Championship
1920 Southern Amateur Championship; tied for eighth place in National Open; National Amateur Championship, medalist
1922 Southern Amateur Championship; tied for second place in National Open Championship
1923 Won National Open Championship after play-off; National Amateur Championship, medalist after play-off
1924 National Amateur Championship; National Open Championship, second place
1925 National Amateur Championship; National Open Championship, second place after play-off
1926 British Open Championship; U.S. Open Championship; U.S. Amateur Championship, medalist and runner-up
1927 British Open, won with new record score of 285; U.S. Amateur Championship, medalist and winner
1928 National Amateur Championship; U.S. Open Championship, second place after play-off
1929 Won National Open Championship in play-off; National Amateur Championship, co-medalist with Gene Homans
1930 Savannah Open Tournament, second place; won Southeastern Open; Golf Illustrated Gold Vase Tournament; British Amateur Championship; British Open Championship; U.S. Amateur Championship; U.S. Open Championship
1950 Associated Press poll judged Jones's Grand Slam "the Supreme Athletic Achievement of the Century"
1955 U.S. Golf Association's highest honor named the Bob Jones Award
1958 Received Freedom of the City and Royal Burgh of St. Andrews at St. Andrews, Scotland
1966 Named president in perpetuity of the Augusta National Golf Club
1972 Inducted into the Southern Golf Hall of Fame; 10th hole at Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, named in his honor.
1974 Inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame
1989 Inducted into Georgia Hall of Fame, Augusta
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