Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 10/13/12
 Bobby Jones is considered by many golf enthusiasts as the most successful American amateur golfer in history. He dominated the national and international scene from 1923 to 1930, but chose to retired from competitive play at the ripe old age of 28. He helped design the August National Golf Club and also co-founded the prestigious Masters Tournament. Jones passed on from this world on December 18, 1971...or did he??One seller, who goes by the name of rklassman on eBay, recently put a jar on the auction site believed to contain the ghost of Bobby Jones. The opening bid started at $500 bucks and serious buyers could even lock up the rare item by clicking the "buy it now" option for $1,000.Here's the description of it the seller provided on eBay:Earlier this year, I began to hear strange voices come from my garage and specifically my golf clubs. The voice would repeat “Syringomyelia, Syringomyelia.” At first I had no idea what the ghost was saying, so I googled the word. Syringomyelia is the disease that paralyzed killed hall of fame golfer Bobby Jones. I asked the apparition are you Bobby Jones? The ghost then became visible dressed in 1950’s golfing gear. The ghost said yes I am Bobby Jones. I didn’t know what to do, so in panic I took the jar next to me and forced the ghost of Bobby Jones into the container. Thankfully this ghostly version of Bobby Jones was the paralyzed version of him and not the pristine athlete from the 1920’s. As much as I like having Mr.Jones in my house, my wife is petrified of ghosts and is now forcing me to sell him. I have decided to sell Mr. Jones on ebay and donate half of the proceeds to the cure Syringomyelia fund. Unfortunately Mr. Jones ghost can only be seen by true believers. If you are not a true believer bid with caution, for you may be unable to see him. I will not be giving refunds, so bid with caution as this is something impossible to authenticate and verify.eBay quickly put an end to the seller's efforts when the site pulled the item from the site within a matter of days. Unfortunately, it looks like the misses is going to have to deal with the supernatural spirit for at least a while longer. Golf clap to NBC Sports for the story.
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