His tournament chase helped raise the spirits of thousands of people who were devastated by the Great Depression. Jones retired shortly after winning all four tournaments at the age of 28, after which he helped move the game toward the professional ranks and even helped create the Masters tournament in 1934.RANK: 69 LOCATION: PGA Tour DATE: 09/27/1930 CATEGORY: Golf
Bobby Jones had what is widely considered to be the greatest year in golf, winning all four major tournaments in a calendar year (in 1930 these were the British Amateur, British Open, U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Open). No player has repeated the feat since.