"He had laughter on his lips and in his heart, and he loved his friends." -Paul Gallico, sportswriter
Bobby Jones' friend, and Georgia amateur golf legend, Tommy Barns relates a couple of personal humorous stories involving Jones.
Bobby Jones relates an amusing anecdote about the first time he played with U.K. golf legend Harry Vardon, who later became a friend and mentor.
Bobby Jones had a great sense of humor, even during intense golf matches. Here he enjoys a joke with his 14 year-old caddy Jack Kelly, in 1928.
Bobby Jones enjoyed joking around with friends. Here baseball great Ty Cobb, known as the "Georgia Peach," feeds Bobby some peach cobbler
In later life, Bobby Jones gave tirelessly of himself despite his failing health, extending a kind hand to all who clamored for his attention. Here he graciously answers questions for reporters at a Master's tournament.
Bobby Jones suffered from a painful spinal disease that left him wheelchair bound. But he never let it affect how he treated others.