Bobby Jones – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

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.

Information about the death of Bobby Jones
Cause of deathAneurysm
Age of death69 years
BirthdayMarch 17, 1902
Death dateDecember 18, 1971
Place of deathAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Place of burialOakland 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."

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"The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two."

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"Some people think they are concentrating when they're merely worrying."

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"If ever I needed an eight foot putt, and everything I owned depended on it, I would want Arnold Palmer to putt for me."

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"You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank."

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