Austin James

Austin James


Date of Birth
Oct 9, 1995
Bath, Ont.
Home Club
Loyalist Golf & Country Club
Charleston Southern
Years on Team
First year

The lone rookie on this year’s men’s squad is Bath, Ont., product Austin James. James has been on the cusp of making the national team before breaking through this year on the heels of an exemplary junior season at Charleston Southern that saw him earn Big South Player of the Year honours in addition to capturing medallist honours at the Big South Championship. James was a quarter-finalist in the 2015 U.S. Men’s Amateur and also holds the 2014 Canadian Junior Boys title. The 21-year-old has strong family ties to golf, with sister Augusta being a staple with the women’s program—most recently as a member of the Young Pro Squad—and father Geoff acting as the Head PGA of Canada professional at Loyalist Golf & Country Club (the family’s home course).


  • T16 – 2017 Big South Conference Championship (NCAA)
  • T17 – 2017 Gary Koch Invitational (NCAA)
  • 2nd – 2017 Charleston Southern Challenge (NCAA)
  • 4th – 2016 Ontario Men’s Amateur
  • Champion – 2016 Big South Championship (NCAA)
  • T3 – 2016 Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate (NCAA)
  • 3rd – 2016 General Hackler Championship
  • 6th – 2016 All American Championship (NCAA)
  • T3 – 2016 Golfweek Conference Challenge (NCAA)
  • T6 – 2016 Mexican International Amateur
  • Quarter-finalist – 2015 U.S. Men’s Amateur
  • Champion – 2014 Canadian Junior Boys
  • T9 – 2014 Porter Cup


  • Big South Player of the Year (2015-16)

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