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Meade Yates

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMeade Walker•Yates
Used nameMeade•Yates
Born24 April 1864 in Springfield, Illinois (USA)
Died4 March 1929 in Springfield, Illinois (USA)
AffiliationsSpringfield Country Club, Springfield (USA)
NOC(s) United States


Meade Yates represented the Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Illinois. At the 1904 Olympics, he failed to qualify for match play, shooting 213 for 36 holes. In qualifying for the consolation flights he improved with a 95. Yates lost in round one of the second consolation flight. In 1908 he played in the Central Illinois Amateur and tied for the qualifying medal, only to lose a play-off to Elliott Callender, who went on to be runner-up in the tournament.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1904 Summer Olympics Golf Individual, Men Olympic AC USA Meade Yates
  Individual, Men Olympic (non-medal) =14
  Individual, Men Olympic (non-medal) =9