What happened in the Jones v Hagen match?

What happened in the Jones v Hagen match?

Hagan managed to hand Jones one of the worst match-play defeats he would endure throughout his entire career. The match ended with Jones suffering an embarrassing 12-and-11 defeat at the hands of golf’s first true professional, Walter Hagen.

How did Bobby Jones meet Walter Hagen?

Bobby Jones had met golf’s first true professional, Walter Hagen, several years earlier while attending the British Open at St. Andrews. Hagen had given Jones some useful pointers on how to handle the pressure of major championship play and the two struck up a casual friendship over the years.

How many Ryder Cups did Fred Hagen play in?

Hagen captained the United States in the first six Ryder Cups, and played on the first five U.S. teams: 1927, 1929, 1931, 1933, and 1935 . Hagen has been inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, in the charter class of 1974.

What did John A Jones do for golf?

(March 17, 1902 – December 18, 1971) was an American amateur golfer who was one of the most influential figures in the history of the sport; he was also a lawyer by profession. Jones founded and helped design the Augusta National Golf Club, and co-founded the Masters Tournament.