Jesse P. Guilford
|Full name||Jesse Poore Guilford|
March 2, 1895|
Manchester, New Hampshire
|Died||December 1, 1962
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||T19: 1922|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|U.S. Amateur||Won: 1921|
|British Amateur||R32: 1926, 1934|
Guilford was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, he was the son of Robert M. Guilford and Agnes Jane Chambers. He was one of the top amateur golfers in Massachusetts, as well as the United States. His nickname was "Siege Gun" for his long drive qualities. He played on three of the first four Walker Cup teams (1922, 1924, and 1926).
The 1930 U.S. Census for Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, records him married to Louise B., with three daughters, Catherine, Mary L., and Jean, and son Jesse P.
- 1913 New Hampshire Amateur
- 1916 Massachusetts Amateur, New Hampshire Amateur
- 1917 New Hampshire Amateur
- 1919 Massachusetts Open
- 1921 Miami Invitational, Massachusetts Amateur, U.S. Amateur
- 1923 Gold Mashie Tournament
- 1924 Massachusetts Amateur
- 1926 Gold Mashie Tournament
- 1929 Massachusetts Open
Amateur wins (1)
|1921||U.S. Amateur||7 & 6||Robert A. Gardner|
|U.S. Amateur||DNQ||1||QF M||QF||QF||QF||R16||DNP||DNP||DNP|
M = Medalist
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
DNQ = Did not qualify for match play portion
R256, R128, R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10
Source for 1921 British Amateur: The American Golfer, June 4, 1921, pg. 24.
Source for 1926 British Amateur: The American Golfer, July, 1926, pg. 58.
Source for 1934 British Amateur: The Montreal Gazette, May 25, 1934, pg. 13.
U.S. national team appearances
- Walker Cup: 1922 (winners), 1924 (winners), 1926 (winners)
Notes and references
- Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 77. ISBN 0-87000-225-2.
- U.S. National Archives (April 23, 1921). "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]" (scanned microfilm). Ancestry.com. p. ARC Identifier 583830 / MLR Number A1 534; NARA Series: M1490; Roll #: 1584. Retrieved Jun 13, 2012.
- "Guilford to Join Amateur Golfers Going to England". The New York Times. April 26, 1921.
- Results listed under both "Guilford" and "Guiford".
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