Golf

Over the years, the East Lake course has hosted many national and regional championships. The Southern Amateur was played at East Lake in 1907, 1910, 1915, 1922, & 1923; the Southern Open in 1919, 1920, & 1927; the Georgia State Amateur in 1924, 1930, 1934, 1941, & 1956; the U.S. Women’s Amateur in 1950; the Ryder Cup in 1963; the Western Junior Amateur in 1997; the 101st United States Amateur in 2001; The TOUR Championship fourteen times since 1998. In 2005, East Lake was named the permanent home to The TOUR Championship, the last tournament in the newly created PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedEx Cup.

Notable Events Hosted:

The TOUR Championship (PGA TOUR)

1998 - Hal Sutton

2000 - Phil Mickelson

2002 - Vijay Singh

2004 - Retief Goosen

2005 - Bart Bryant

2006 - Adam Scott

2007 - Tiger Woods

2008 - Camilo Villegas

2009 - Phil Mickelson

2010 - Jim Furyk

2011 – Bill Haas

2012 - Brandt Snedeker

2013 – Henrik Stenson

2014 – Billy Horschel

2015 – Jordan Spieth

2016 - Rory McIlroy

Men’s Amateur Championship (United States Golf Association)

2001 – Bubba Dickerson

The Ryder Cup (PGA of America)

1963 – American Team – Arnold Palmer, Captain.

Team members: Julius Boros, Gene Littler, Billy Maxwell, Dow Finsterwald, Dave Ragan, Jr., Johnny Pott, Billy Casper, Bob Goalby and Tony Lema.

Women’s Amateur Championship (United States Golf Association)

1950 – Beverly Hanson

Southern Open

1919- Jim Barnes

1920- Douglas Edgar

1927- Bobby Jones

Southern Amateur

1907- Nelson Whitney

1910- F.G. Byrd

1915- Charles Dexter

1922- Bobby Jones

1933- Jack Redmond

2002- Lee Williams