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.