Jim Barnes

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Birthday
8, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 24, 1966 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 24, 1966 (80)

About

Hall of Fame golfer from England who won 21 PGA Tours and all three major championships then in existence.

Before Fame

He was nicknamed Long Jim for his towering 6'4" frame.

Trivia

His streak of PGA Tour wins was interrupted for two years by World War I.

Family Life

He grew up around Lelant, in Cornwall, England.

Associated With

He and Alister Mackenzie are both inductees into the World Golf Hall of Fame.