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Chick Evans

Charles E. "Chick" Evans Jr. (July 18, 1890 – November 6, 1979) was an American amateur golfer of the 1910s and 1920s. Evans, who won the 1910 Western Open, became the first amateur to win both the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur in one year, a feat he achieved in 1916. Evans won the U.S. Amateur again in 1920, and was runner-up three times. Selected to the Walker Cup team in 1922, 1924, and 1928, he competed in a record 50 consecutive U.S. Amateurs in his long career. Evans achieved all of this while carrying only seven hickory-shafted clubs.

In addition to his golf career, Evans is known for founding the Evans Scholars Foundation, which provides a college scholarship for qualified caddies.

In 1960, Evans was voted the Bob Jones Award, the highest honor given by the United States Golf Association in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship in golf. He is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 18th, 1890 (Indianapolis), Died November 6th, 1979 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 8020-8021 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the putter Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8022-8023 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the mashie Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8024-8025 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the stoppum Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8026-8027 approximately May 1922 Chick Evans' golf secrets Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8028-8029 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the spoon Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8030-8031 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the niblick Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8032-8033 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the driving iron Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8034-8035 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the driver Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8036-8037 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the jigger Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8038-8039 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the brassie Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8040-8041 approximately May 1922 Chick Evans' golf secrets Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  
Brunswick 8042-8043 10-in. approximately May 1922 Using the midiron Chick Evans Golf instruction speaker, author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Evans, Chick," accessed December 4, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114562.

Evans, Chick. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114562.

"Evans, Chick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 4 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114562

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