Who's who: Chick Evans

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Who's who: Chick Evans

  • Name:

    Charles E. "Chick" Evans Jr
  • Country:

    USA
  • Lived:

    [1890-1979]. Born on July 18, 1890 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Died on Nov 6, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois (aged 89).
  • Original/Home Club:

    Edgwater GC, Chicago (as a caddie).
  • Occupation:

    Amateur golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    n/a

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (1916). Amateur Majors: US Amateur champion (1916, '20). Walker Cups (1922, '24, '28). Inducted in the Wold Golf Hall of Fame in 1975

Did you know?

Evans founded the Evans Scholars Foundation, providing qualified caddies with a fully funded college scholarship. The Foundation is operated by the Western Golf Association, and has benefitted well over 10,000 caddies.

Top tournaments won by Chick Evans

1920
Amateur
Engineers' Club
7 & 6
n/a
x

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Evans, Chick

Venue

Engineers' Club

Score

7 & 6

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

x

The US Amateur Championship (24th). Charles "Chick" Evans Jr (USA) beat Francis Ouimet (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Engineers' Club, Roslyn, NY].

1916
Majors
Minikahda Club
286
amateur
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Evans, Chick

Venue

Minikahda Club

Score

286

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (22nd) (June 29/30). Second-placed Jock Hutchison (Scot/USA) finished 2 shots behind Evans Jr (USA, amateur). [Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota].

1916
Amateur
4 & 3
n/a
x

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Evans, Chick

Venue

Merion

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

x

The US Amateur Championship (22nd). Charles "Chick" Evans Jr (USA) beat Robert Gardner (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [West course, Merion GC, Ardmore, nr Philadelphia, PA. Run by Merion Cricket Club at the time].

1910
America
Beverly CC
6 & 5
$200
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Evans, Chick

Venue

Beverly CC

Score

6 & 5

Prize money

$200

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Western Open. Charles "Chick" Evans (USA, amateur) beat Robert Simpson (Scot/USA) 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final. [Beverly CC, Chicago, IL].

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