"The spirit of Bob Jones lives on at the Masters and the winner of the green jacket each April joins the tradition started by an icon who represented mankind's loftiest standards." -Jim Nantz, golf broadcaster
Spalding golf club designer Jim Long discusses how he and Bobby Jones worked together to create the most technologically advanced golf clubs of the time - another major contribution Jones made to golf.
After winning the Grand Slam Bobby Jones signed a contract with Warner Brothers Studios to make a series of 12 short films. The films were entertaining as well as instructional, as Bobby gave pointers to movie stars of the day.
'Movie star' Bobby Jones and the Warner Brothers
Poster for the instructional golf films Bobby Jones made for Warner Brothers, which were extremely popular.
Jones delivered 26 weekly broadcasts on golf starting in 1930 that reached over 30 million listeners nationwide. Radio professional Bill Munday (left) was the announcer, while O.B. Keeler provided moral support (right).
Bobby Jones at the 1939 world premiere of 'Gone With the Wind' in Atlanta, GA.
Jones working with New York golf construction engineer Wendell Miller in 1932, on what would become Augusta National. Jones attacked the process of building his 'ideal golf course' with much the same determination as a major championship.
Bobby Jones invited internationally renowned golf course architect Dr. Alister MacKenzie to work with him in designing Augusta National.
Augusta National upon its completion in December, 1932.
The 1935 Masters Field at Augusta National, which included most of the greatest golfers of the age, including Byron Nelson, Gene Sarazen, Charlie Yates, Walter Hagen as well as Bobby himself (front row, 7th from left).
Col. Robert P. Jones and his famous son at the opening of Augusta National Golf Club in 1933.
President Dwight Eisenhower with Bobby Jones at Augusta National, both wearing their Master's coats. Eisenhower was a good friend and admirer of Jones, and painted this portrait of him.
Portrait of Bobby Jones wearing his green Master's coat. After his playing days were over, Bobby still continued his important role as host of the Masters.