• Spring 2019 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Fall 2018 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Spring 2018 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Fall 2017 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Spring 2017 Dean’s List
• Fall 2016 Dean’s List
• Graduated with a degree in psychology
Played in seven tournaments compiling a 73.65 scoring average in 20 rounds of action . . . Third-best scoring average on the team with a pair of rounds in the ’60s. . . Shot rounds of 71-68-75 to tie for 53rd at the GSU-hosted Maui Jim Intercollegiate. The 68 set a career-low . . . Tied for a career-best 13th at the GSU-hosted Autotrader Collegiate Classic with rounds of 68-72-70 . . . Tied for 30th at the Furman Intercollegiate with a final round 70 . . . Finished Sun Belt Conference Championship with rounds of 71 and 72.
Played in two tournaments as a junior compiling a 76.33 scoring average for six rounds . . . Shot a second round 74 at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate . . . Opened the GSU-hosted Autotrader Collegiate Classic with a 74.
Competed in one tournament during his sophomore season, tying for 26th at the Mobile Intercollegiate following an opening round 74.
Competed in six tournaments during his first season, compiling a 76.39 scoring average in 18 rounds . . . Shot a career-low 72 in the second round of the Sun Belt Conference Preview . . . Shot first and last round 74s at the Cabo del Sol Intercollegiate . . . Opened the GSU-hosted AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic with a 73 . . . In the first event of the spring, shot an opening round 73 in the Mobile Intercollegiate.
Attended the Ben Franklin Academy which is a Class A private school in Atlanta which did not have a golf team, however, still competed in high school events as an individual . . . As a junior, won the region championship to qualify for the state championship.
Finished tied for fourth at the 2016 Georgia State Amateur Qualifier shooting 72, before shooting 73-73 in the tournament to just miss the cut . . . Finished fourth at the Dogwood Invitational qualifier shooting 67, before shooting 74-72 to just miss the cut . . . Qualified for the 2015 GSGA State-Am at Sea Island where he finished tied for 51st following rounds of 72-71-77-74 . . . Tied for 24th at the 2015 Florida Azalea Amateur, shooting 70-75-68 after qualifying with a round of 70 . . . Qualified for the 2014 GSGA State-Am with a round of 75, before tying for 62nd at the event with rounds of 75-72-72-81 . . . Qualified for the 2014 Georgia Open following a round of 73 . . . Played in the 2014 Atlanta Amateur Match Play Championship, shooting a 69 and advancing to the round of 32.
James Kyles was born April 1, 1996 in Atlanta, Ga. . . . He is the son of Linda and D.J. Kyles . . . Has one older brother Taylor.