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Walter Nice-Columbus Dispatch
Description: Golfer Bobby Jones (1902-1971) receiving the U.S. Open championship cup from USGA officials on July 10, 1926. President W.C. Fownes of Pittsburgh is handing him the cup. Photographed by Walter Nice, staff photographer for the Ohio State Journal and the Columbus Dispatch. A lawyer by trade, Jones was the most successful amateur golfer to ever compete at the national and international level. In 1926, he became the first golfer to win "the Double," by winning the U.S. Open and the Open Championship in the same year. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL05099
Subjects: Franklin County (Ohio); Cultural Ohio--Ohio Sports; Golf; Golfers
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)