Height: 5'7"
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Ben Franklin Academy
Experience: 3 Letters


Career Stats

Academic Honors
• Spring 2018 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Fall 2017 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Spring 2017 Dean’s List
• Fall 2016 Dean’s List
• Currently is majoring pre-marketing

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 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.

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