Sport: Ambassador Jones

"Foremost golfer, probably of all time . . . winner of open and amateur championships of Great Britain and the United States . . . [refused] to accept a gift of $50,000 to buy a home . . . unofficial ambassador . . . retiring nature. . . ."

These were part of the things that a tribunal of sport leaders throughout the U. S. said last week about Atlanta's Robert Tyre Jones Jr. Out of a selected panel of ten amateur athletes (TIME, Dec. 1) they named him No. 1, gave him the...

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