Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bobby Jones and the Beginning of the Grand Slam
Erected 1999 by Georgia Historical Society, Grand Slam Clubhouse Committee, Historic Augusta, Inc., Richmond County Historical Society, and Augusta-Richmond Co. Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 121-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 28.373′ N, 82° 2.806′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Magnolia Drive and Comfort Road, on the left when traveling north on Magnolia Drive. Touch for map. The marker is at the entrance to the Forest Hills Golf Club. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Comfort Road, Augusta GA 30909, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Wheeler (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Sisters of Saint Joseph In Augusta (approx. 1.1 miles away); Birthplace of General Joseph Wheeler (approx. 1.2 miles away); Walker Family Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Augusta Arsenal (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pierce Memorial Methodist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stephen Vincent Benet House (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Bell at Augusta State University (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . . Bobby Jones. Comprehensive information on Bobby Jones, his life and his career. (Submitted on August 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,109 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on July 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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