On This Date 9/27/1930
Bobby Jones completes a Grand Slam, winning the U.S. Amateur. Jones had previously won the Open Championship and the Amateur Championships in Britain. After a hero’s welcome in New York, Bobby Jones won the U.S. Open for the second consecutive year. He completed the Grand Slam with a victory in the U.S. Amateur, beating Eugene V. Homans 8&7 at the Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia. Following the Grand Slam, Bobby Jones, who never played professionally, retired from competitive golf.