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Bobby Jones Wins his 1st major championship......



Item # 697356

July 16, 1923

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 16, 1923.

* Bobby Jones wins 1st U.S. Open as amateur
* Golf championship at Inwood Country Club
* First career major victory - Terrific headline


The front page has a great banner headline: "JONES CAPTURES GOLF TITLE" with subheads. (see images) Rare to have such a nice headline on the front page here. First report coverage on famed golfer, Bobby Jones, winning his very 1st U.S. Open at Inwood Country Club in New York. Coverage continues in the sport's section with hole by hole play description. Photo and banner heading on the back page as well.
Complete with 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century