"Mr. R.T. Jones, U.S.A. Putting On The 18th Green, Old Course, St. Andrews, Fifeshire In The British Amateur Championship" 1930 (SOLD)


"Mr. R. T. Jones, U.S.A. Putting on the 18th Green, Old Course, St. Andrews, Fifeshire, All Square in His Match with Mr. Cyril Tolley, Great Britain, in the British Amateur Championship, 1930"

Author: Quinn, H.O., publisher
Place: London
Publisher: H. O. Quinn, Ltd.
Date: No date [c. 1930's]


Original colour lithograph print, printed in Great Britain, showing Bobby Jones' historic shot against Cyril Tolley, the defending British Amateur champion, on the 18th hole, during the fourth round of play for the 1930 British Amateur Championship at St. Andrews. Jones would eventually win the tournament, and thus, completing the first and only Grand Slam, winning both U.S. and British Open and Amateur Championships all in the same year. 23½x27" (including margins) on card-stock backing (as issued), 26x29½" overall inside vintage wooden frame. ” To complete the Grand Slam, Jones' toughest and final event was this 1930 British Amateur Championship, narrowly defeating British champ Cyril Tolley, the semi-finals against George Voigt, and ultimately defeating Roger Wethered (the 1923 British Amateur champion) in the final by one stroke (7 and 6). A crowd of about 15,000 swarmed Jones in a scene of incredible chaos that was so overwhelming that the instant golf legend had to be escorted the mile and a half walk back to the clubhouse. "Bobby Jones had finally captured the only major tournament that had eluded him to that point"