By the best amateur golfer ever to play the game, this is essential instructional reading for the millions who have taken up golf during the 20 years this marvelous, timeless book has been out of print and unavailable. B & W line drawings.
From the best amateur golfer ever to play the game comes an essential instructional guide for any golfer. Bobby Jones is universally acknowledged to have been the best amateur golfer of all time. He held at least one major title every season of his career and electrified the world with his 1930 Grand Slam, winning all four major amateur and open tournaments in the United States and Great Britain.
Bobby Jones on Golf is a distillation of all that he learned about playing golf over more than half a century of devotion to amateur competition. Drawing both on the practical and the theoretical, this classic work addresses such topics as the feel of the club, placing the feet, using the body, and cultivating the proper backswing. Like the author's impeccable reputation, Bobby Jones on Golf is as timeless as the game itself.
Jones was an Atlanta lawyer who also happened to become one of the best golfers who ever lived. His ultimate achievement came in 1930, when he became first and only golfer to win the Grand Slam. He promptly retired from competitive golf, returned to his law practice and founded Augusta National Golf Club-the site of the annual Masters Tournament