After a very successful amateur career in the US, James began building his professional career on the Nationwide and US PGA Tours before he was struck down by wrist injury and sight probelms which put his golfing ambitions on hold for some time. After several years off, James has come back to the Tour of Australasia in 2011 and had some terrific success, finishing with three top 10's from eight events including an equal runner up at the 2011 NSW PGA Championship.
- Successful amateur career in the USA
- Made 10 cuts from 19 events in his Rookie year on the Nationwide Tour in 2001
- Injury postponed his career for several years
- Had three top 10's in 2011 on the Tour of Australasia including runner up in the 2011 NSW PGA Championship