Who's who: James Foulis

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Who's who: James Foulis

  • Name:

    James Foulis Jr
  • Country:

    Scotland
  • Lived:

    [1871-1928]. Born on Aug 22, 1871 in St Andrews, Fife. Died on March 3, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois (aged 56).
  • Original/Home Club:

    St Andrews, Fife
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    c.1889

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (1896)

Did you know?

Foulis won the US Open in 1896 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, New York, which at that time measured only 4,423 yards.

Top tournaments won by James Foulis

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Foulis, James

Score

152

Prize money

$150

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (2nd) (July 8). Second-placed and defending champion Horace Rawlins (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Foulis (Scot). [Shinnecock Hills GC, Southampton, Long Island, NY].

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