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James Douglas Edgar (30 September 1884 – 8 August 1921) was an English professional golfer.

Edgar was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He won the French Open in 1914 and emigrated to the United States in 1918. He was the head pro at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Edgar won the Canadian Open in 1919 at the 6,946-yard, par-70 Hamilton Golf and Country Club by a record 16 strokes, and came back the next year to win again. He lost the 1920 PGA Championship in a match play final to Jock Hutchison.

Edgar also wrote a golf book entitled The Gate to Golf.

Tournament wins

this list may be incomplete

References

Elliott, Len; Barbara Kelly. Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. ISBN 0870002252.  


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