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Ken Edwards

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKenneth Paine "Ken"•Edwards
Used nameKen•Edwards
Born9 March 1886 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died21 December 1952 in Evanston, Illinois (USA)
AffiliationsExmoor Country Club, Highland Park (USA)
NOC(s) United States


A member of the Exmoor CC in Chicago, Ken Edwards played for the Western GA team in the 1904 team event. Edwards was a good amateur player, but just a notch away from being top ranked nationally He three times played in the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur, winning only one match – that in 1908. But he twice finished 72 holes in the U.S. Open, finishing 26th in 1904, and 33rd in 1914. In addition he was medalist at the Western Amateur in 1907 and 1908 and was runner-up in that tournament in 1917 – to Francis Ouimet.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1904 Summer Olympics Golf Team, Men Olympic Western Golf Association 1 Gold Representing United States    
  Team, Men Olympic (non-medal) Western Golf Association 2