Excerpt by permission from "The Life & Times of Bobby Jones." ©1995 Unauthorized use prohibited.
Although he could hardly move due to a painful spinal disease, Bobby Jones rises to accept the Freedom of the City and gives a moving and heartfelt speech.
While on his way to the 1936 Olympics, Bobby Jones visited St. Andrews and was mobbed by the townspeople in a massive show of admiration.
Bobby Jones signs autographs for the people of St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1936.
Bobby Jones on the Old Course in St. Andrews, coaching the American Team in the World Amateur Championships, in 1958. It was the first time in its history the Royal and Ancient Golf Course had allowed a golf cart to be used on the course.
Bobby Jones is given the 'Freedom of the City' of St. Andrews, in 1958. Jones was deeply honored and said, 'I could take out of my life everything except my experiences at St. Andrews and I would still have a rich full life.'
Provost Leonard presents the silver casket containing the 'Freedom of the City' scroll to Bobby Jones in St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1958. Jones is the only American to be given the honor other than Benjamin Franklin.
The 10th Hole of the Old Course, in St. Andrews, Scotland, is named in Bobby Jones' honor after his death in 1971.