1931 - 1940 - 1931 – 1940


W Lawson Little Jnr of the US won the Amateur Championship by a margin of 14 &13 against James Wallace of Troon Portland. Little completed the morning round in 66 strokes to stand 12 up. After lunch, he started 3-3-4-3-3 to run out the winner. For the 23 holes played he was ten under fours.


J M (Morty) Dykes represents Great Britain and Ireland in the Walker Cup match against the USA. Twenty-three years later, another Prestwick member (and likewise Scottish Amateur Champion), W D (Dick) Smith is also chosen for the Walker Cup and plays Jack Nicklaus in his singles match.