W. A. Hersey was a member of Normandie Golf Club in St. Louis. He did not make the match play at the 1904 Olympic golf tournament, placing 51st in qualifying. He shot 104 in qualifying for the consolation flights. Hersey played in the third flight, winning one match and losing in the second round. Nothing else is known of his life, including his full name.
|1904 Summer||St. Louis||Golf||Men's Individual||United States||USA||AC||DNQ|
|1904 Summer||St. Louis||Golf||United States||Qualifying||51||198|
|1904 Summer||St. Louis||Golf||United States||Qualifying||Round One||59T||101|
|1904 Summer||St. Louis||Golf||United States||Qualifying||Round Two||39T||97|