Tony Jacklin, US Open Champion 1970, signed 10x8 inch photo.

£35.00
Tony Jacklin autograph

10x8 inch colour photo signed in black sharpie pen by English golf legend, Tony Jacklin, pictured after winning the 1970 US Open. 

Jacklin was the most successful UK player of his generation. He was also the most successful European Ryder Cup captain ever. Jacklin won two majors. In 1969, he became the first British player to win the Open Championship for 18 years. The following season he won the US Open. It was the first victory by a British player in that tournament since 1920.

Jacklin won eight events on the European Tour between its first season in 1972 and 1982. He also won tournaments in Europe pre the European Tour era and in the United States, South America, South Africa and Australasia.

Jacklin was captain of Europe in four consecutive Ryder Cups from 1983 to 1989. He captaining his men to their first victory for 28 years in 1985, and to their first victory in the United States since the War in 1987.

Jacklin was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002. He retired from tournament golf in 2004 at the age of sixty, having won a number of events at senior level.

Supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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