Robert Tyre “Bobby” Jones, Jr. was born March 17, 1902, in Grant Park.
Jones, a lawyer, who died in 1971, won five U.S. Amateur championships, three British Opens a British Amateur and four U.S. Opens, and was a founder of the Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters.
He won the Grand Slam of 1930 and became the only golfer win the U.S. Amateur, British Amateur, British Open and U.S. Open in the same year.