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Jones claimed golf's Grand Slam in 1930

Updated: December 13, 2001, 9:36 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Event Sept. 27, 1930 - With victories in three majors this year, Jones sought to complete the Grand Slam in the U.S. Amateur at the Merion Cricket Club in Ardmore, Pa., outside Philadelphia. In the tournament's first two days, Jones won the qualifying medal with a 69-73-142.

In match play, one bad round (or a hot one by an opponent) can knock out even the best golfer. But Jones, already a four-time U.S. Amateur champion, wasn't to be denied. Over the next three days he won two ...

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