Friends of Bobby Jones Golf Club Inc was established as a Florida Not For Profit organization on March 17, 2013, Bobby Jones' 111th birthday.
Our Mission is to enhance the experience at BOBBY JONES GOLF CLUB for City of Sarasota and area residents and visitors; and to help effect, through sponsorship of projects, programs and events, the Four Initiatives.
GOLF QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"bobby jones is a legend of the game. any time you can have your name associated with his it's an honor."
- Paul Dunne, 22-year-old Irish amateur golfer, on holding the 54-hole lead in The 2015 Open Championship on The Old Course at St. Andrews.
The last amateur to hold the British Open lead after 54 holes was 25-year-old BOBBY JONES In 1927. Jones scored 68-72-73-72-285 ON THE OLD COURSE for a tournament-record seven-under-par total to capture the claret jug by six strokes.
Dunne’s first three rounds are at six-under-par 69-69-66-204, breaking the PREVIOUS 54-hole AMATEUR SCORING record by three strokes.
Since the first open CHAMPIONSHIP in 1860, Only three amateurs have won: John Ball (1890), Harold Hilton (1892, 1897) and ROBERT TYRE “BOBBY” JONES, JR. (1926, 1927, 1930).
The 386-yard Par-4 tenth hole ON THE OLD COURSE At St. Andrews is named “Bobby Jones”.
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