Lot 463. 1918 Milwaukee Newspaper Page with Bobby Jones in a Golf Feature. At the age of 15, Jones was already touring the country to appear in golf exhibitions. In a feature titled “Remarkable Golf Shots by Experts” in the July 26 edition of the “Milwaukee Sentinel,” Jones discusses a 1916 match with William Fownes, Jr. The golf prodigy is pictured. The page also has baseball and boxing content. It has a chip in the upper right corner and some edge chips. The top border the page has been removed.
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Lot 464. Greg Norman Signed Spalding Renegade 2 Golf Ball. Enshrined in the World Golf Hall of Fame, Norman spent 331 weeks in the 1980s and 1990s ranked as the world’s top golfer. Among his 85 tournament victories are two British Open championships, in 1986 and 1993. His autograph, authenticated by JSA Authentication and Kevin Keating, is mint 9 to gem mint 10. JSA has provided a Basic Cert.
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Lot 465. Patty Sheehan Autographed 16” x 20” Color Photo. A member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Sheehan was the LPGA Rookie of the Year in 1981. She won 35 LPGA Tour events, including six major championships – the LPGA Championship three times, the U.S. Women’s Open twice and the Kraft Nabisco Championship once. She was the LPGA’s Tour Player of the Year in 1983 and “Sports Illustrated’s” Sportswoman of the Year in 1987. Since 2006, she has competed on the Legends Tour. Her autograph is large and nm-m 8. The photo is double-matted and framed to 21” x 25”. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
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Lot 466. 42 Photos of Leading 1970s Women Golfers – Lopez, Carner, Whitworth, Rawls, Etc. All of these photos are black & white, and all but one are 8” x 10”. They average ex-m, generally with small corner creases but otherwise free of creases or other problems. Thirty-five were issued in conjunction with the 1974 Cubic Corp. LPGA Classic in San Diego. Each has four lines of information on the golf star below the photo: Debbie Austin, Laura Baugh (2 different), Sue Berning (2 diff.), Jane Blaylock, Jocelyn Bourassa (2 diff.), Murle Breer, Louise Bruce, Bonnie Bryant, Betty Burfeindt, Donna Caponi (2 diff.), Joanne Carner, Gail Denenberg, Shirley Englehorn, Sandra Haynie (2 diff.), Pam Higgins (2 diff.), Karolyn Kertzman, Sally Little, Carol Mann, Mary Mills, Sandra Palmer (2 diff.), Jo Ann Prentice (2 diff.), Judy Rankin (2 diff.), Betsy Rawls, Carole Jo Skala, Marilyn Smith and Kathy Whitworth. The 1979 Colgate-Dinah Shore Winners Circle event is the source of two Nancy Lopez photos, and two more are from the 1979 Colgate Triple Crown. One shows Lopez alone, and the 8 x 10 has an image of her and one of Carner. Lopez is in two other 8” x 10” photos and 5” x 7” photo. Caponi, Carner, Haynie, Lopez, Mann, Rankin, Rawls, Smith and Whitworth (19 photos) are all in the World Golf Hall of Fame.
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Lot 467. 4 Books on Golf, 2 by Jack Nicklaus and 1 by Sam Snead. The earliest and scarcest of these books is “Sam Snead’s Quick Way to Better Golf” from 1938. The 76-page 10”x 14” softcover is extensively illustrated with photos of Snead. The covers and approximately 24 pages closest to the covers have small edge chips. Three pages have small areas that are damaged. Overall, a vg copy with excellent photos of Snead. The Nicklaus books are “Golf My Way,” 1974 softcover, ex-m+, and “The Greatest Game of All: My Life in Golf,” 1969 hardback, vg book and dust jacket with moisture warping. World Hall of Fame Golfer Patty Berg, who posted more major wins than any other female golfer, wrote the fourth book with Mark Cox. Titled “Golf Illustrated,” it is from the Barnes Sports Library Series, 1950 hardback, ex.
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