Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Member

James R. Gabrielsen

Inducted 1990

James R.  Gabrielsen was born in St.  Peter, Minn., on October 28, 1941. While attending the University of Georgia, Gabrielsen was selected as an All-American and his teams took three consecutive SEC Championships.  He was a quarterfinalist in the 1962 U.S.  Amateur.  His exceptional amateur career gained him three Georgia Amateur titles, the Atlanta Amateur Championship, and he was runner-up in the 1974 British Amateur. Gabrielsen also competed in three Masters Tournaments.  He was a member of the 1971 Walker Cup team, a non-playing captain of the 1981 and ‘91 Walker Cup teams, and the general chairman of the 1989 Walker Cup Match in Atlanta.  He was a member of the USGA Executive Committee and is a former GSGA Director.  Gabrielsen served as president of Atlanta’s Peachtree Golf Club from 1987-89.