The New Jersey State Golf Association announced yesterday that Jim Barnes, former Golf Professional at Essex County Country Club and New Jersey PGA Hall of Fame Member, will be induced into the NJSGA Hall of Fame later this year. The Class of 2021 consists of Jim Barnes, Marge Mason, and Max Marston. Barnes was a 1940 National Hall of Fame member and 1989 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee. He was one of three Europeans to win three different major championships around the world. Barnes was a three-time Western Open winner and won the 1939 State Open, 1925 British Open, 1921 U.S. Open, and 1916 and 1919 National PGA Championship.
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