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Bobby Jones Putter

Bobby Jones Calamity Jane

GBP189.00

Description

The Bobby Jones Calamity Jane putter is a replica head of his famous putter. It shows the rose “cleek mark” (brand) of Robert Condie of St Andrews who made the first Calamity Jane for William Winton a golf retailer who sold clubs in the Acton area of London, before going into the clubmaking business in Montrose. Jones used this putter and its remake from 1924 through 1930 to win 13 major championships. The head comes complete with Jones’ signature stamped on it. The Calamity Jane II is on display at the USGA Museum in Far Hills New Jersey.
 
Jones was the most successful golfer in the period between the World Wars to compete on a national and international level. During his peak as a golfer from 1923 to 1930, he dominated top-level competition, and competed very successfully against the world’s best professional & amateur golfers. Jones often beat stars such as Walter Hagen and Gene Sarazen, the era’s top pros. Jones earned his living mainly as a lawyer, and competed in golf only as an amateur, primarily on a part-time basis, and chose to retire from competition at age 28, though he earned significant money from golf after that, as an instructor and equipment designer.
In 1930 he achieved the ‘Holy Grail of Golf’ winning all 4 majors in the same calendar year. A feat that has still never been repeated.
 
In 1930 the 4 majors were the US Open, the US Amateur, the British Amateur & the Open Championship.
 
Major Wins:
1923 US Open
1924 US Amateur
1925 US Amateur
1926 Open Championship
1926 US Open
1927 US Amateur
1927 Open Championship
1928 US Amateur
1929 US Open
1930 British Amateur
1930 Open Championship
1930 US Amateur
1930 US Open
This product is made under licence from the Jones heirs.

Additional information

Weight 3.1 kg
Dimensions 100 x 16 x 9 cm

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