The golfer Bobby Jones passed away at age 69, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Bobby Jones and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Legendary golfer who won thirteen golf championships and helped establish the Masters.
During World War I, he played exhibition matches with Alexa Stirling to raise money for war relief.
Although a lawyer by profession, he was one of the most successful amateur golfers.
How did Bobby Jones die?
Bobby Jones' death was caused by aneurysm.
Afflicted that year with a rare spinal disease called syringomyelia, Jones had to give up golf and was soon forced into a wheelchair. He took his final trip to the Masters in 1968. Finally succumbing to his illness, Jones died on December 18, 1971, at the age of sixty-nine.
|Cause of death||Aneurysm|
|Age of death||69 years|
|Birthday||March 17, 1902|
|Death date||December 18, 1971|
|Place of death||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Place of burial||Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
Quotes by Bobby Jones
"It is nothing new or original to say that golf is played one stroke at a time. But it took me many years to realize it."Bobby Jones
"The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two."Bobby Jones
"Some people think they are concentrating when they're merely worrying."Bobby Jones
"If ever I needed an eight foot putt, and everything I owned depended on it, I would want Arnold Palmer to putt for me."Bobby Jones
"You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank."Bobby Jones