Auction Date: 26/05/2016 at 10:30 am
Unique Silver King Black Dot No.1 dimple ball signed by both British Amateur Championship finalists Bobby Jones (Champion) and Runner Up Roger Wethered - both neatly signed in black pen Robert T Jones Jr and Roger Wethered just below, both players reached the final of the British Amateur Championship in 1930 over the Old Course St Andrews with Jones winning 7/6. Jones is most famous for his unique "Grand Slam," consisting of his victory in all four major golf tournaments of his era (the open and amateur championships in both the U.S. & the U.K.) which he achieved in 1930. In all Jones played in 31 majors, winning 13 and placing among the top ten finishers 27 times. Note The ball also comes with a letter of provenance from Mrs Ann L Wynyard who married the son of Major E.G Wynyard, a famous all-round sportsman who represented England at cricket and later captained the England side himself. He was a well-known personality in the sporting world and later became known as “Teddy” who featured in the Vanity Fair Prints sports personalities of the day.