Charles Evans, Jr.
Charles Evans, Jr., then 26, finally pushed through in September at
Merion Cricket Club, Haverford, Pa., defeating the defending Champion,
Gardner, 4 and 3, in the final. Fownes was low qualifier. Evans had won
the Open in June and became the first player to win both in the same year.
This was a momentous tournament in another respect; it marked the first
appearance of Bob Jones in a USGA Championship. He was 14.