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Bob Hunter

Full name: Robert Edward "Bob" Hunter
Gender: Male
Born: November 20, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 28, 1971 in Santa Barbara, California, United States
Affiliations: Western Golf Association / Midlothian Country Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Golf

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

From Chicago, Bob Hunter went to Yale, where in addition to golf, he rowed crew for the Bulldogs. In 1910, Hunter won the NCAA golf championship individually and led Yale to the team title. Bob Hunter had a fine golf record. In addition to his Olympic gold medal, he played in seven U.S. Amateurs, and he twice made the cut in the U.S. Open (11904 and 1906). In 1911 he lost in the finals of the North & South Amateur to Chick Evans. A few years later, Hunter moved to California but he continued to play losing in the finals of the 1922 California Amateur. After Yale, Bob Hunter attended École des Beaux Arts in Paris where he studied architecture, a field in which he went on to make his living.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf Men's Individual United States USA 9T
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf Men's Team Western Golf Association-1 USA 1 Gold

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank HU/TP S
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying 14 171
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round One 13T 87
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round Two 10T 84
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf United States Round One Match #2 1 8 & 7
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf United States Round Two Match #1 2

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank S
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf Western Golf Association-1 USA Final Standings 1 169
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf Western Golf Association-1 USA Round One 1 86
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Golf Western Golf Association-1 USA Round Two 1 83