Ned Cummins

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdward McClellan "Ned"•Cummins
Used nameNed•Cummins
Born25 July 1886 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died21 November 1926 in New Britain, Connecticut (USA)
AffiliationsExmoor Country Club, Highland Park (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Ned Cummins was the nephew of Albert Cummins, governor and senator from Iowa, and the son of Benjamin Franklin Cummins, prominent Chicago lawyer and president of the Western Golf Association in 1904. Ned Cummins played out of the Exmoor Country Club in Chicago, as did several other members of the Western Golf Association team which won the 1904 team gold medal. Cummins did not have a great golf record, his only notable achievement being one appearance in the U.S. Amateur in 1902, where he lost in the first round.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Golf USA Ned Cummins
Individual, Men (Olympic) =17
Team, Men (Olympic) Western Golf Association 1 Gold