Louis N. James
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born September 1883
Chicago, Illinois
Died June 7, 1935 (aged 51)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality  United States
Status Amateur
Best results in major championships
(Wins: 1)
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Amateur Win: 1902

Louis N. James (September 1882 – June 7, 1935)[1] was an American amateur golfer.

1902 U.S. Amateur

James won the 1902 U.S. Amateur at Glen View Club, defeating Eben Byers in the final, 4 and 2.[2][3] Heavy rain flooded part of the course, and the final four rounds, including the final, were played on the first nine, 36-hole matches requiring four circuits of the first nine.[4][5] James, whose family lived on the grounds of Glen View, was the first teenager to win the U.S. Amateur, at age 19 years, 10 months.[1][2]


James died on June 7, 1935, aged 51, in Chicago, Illinois.


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