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Golfer Bobby Jones Loses In 1929...



Item # 656059

September 5, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 5, 1929.

* Golfer Bobby Jones beaten (notable upset)
* Johnny Goodman of Omaha, Nebraska
* United States Amateur Championship (1st round)


The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "GOODMAN BEATS JONES, THEN LOSES 2 AND 1" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

wikipedia notes: John George Goodman was the last amateur golfer to win the U.S. Open, 82 years ago in 1933, and also won the U.S. Amateur in 1937. He gained national notoriety at age 19 in 1929 when he defeated Bobby Jones in the first round of match play competition at the U.S. Amateur at Pebble Beach.

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