Atlanta History Center Opens Bobby Jones Exhibit

He was the Atlanta’s “favorite son” for quite awhile– he’s also famous in Augusta, too– and now the late, great golfer Bobby Jones is the only individual for whom a permanent exhibit at the Atlanta History Center is dedicated. On the anniversary of what would have been his 115th birthday on Friday, Jones was saluted at the opening ceremony of the exhibit “Fair Play, The Bobby Jones Story.” Dr. Bob Jones IV, grandson and namesake of amateur golf’s greatest champion, says the room includes replicas of all four of Jones’ Grand Slam trophies as well as the only replica of the U.S. Amateur gold medal, which the late golfer requested from the USGA and the family provided to the museum. The boats of the Atlanta History Center and the Jones legacy continue RISING…


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