June 2017

At East Lake, a Community Built with Golf’s Help Sees a Dream Realized

(Golf Digest) - With its Frank Lloyd Wright-like glass and stacked-stone architecture, the $45 million Drew Charter Junior and Senior Academy looks more like a high-end resort than an inner-city school in what was once Atlanta’s worst neighborhood. The front door is just a pitching wedge from the 13th tee of East Lake Golf Club, [...]

November 2016

Duke Women and Illinois Men Win East Lake Cup

ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2016 – Duke University (women) and the University of Illinois (men) claimed the 2nd annual East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Wednesday, closing out their 2016 fall season schedule with momentum to carry into next spring. The Blue Devils (No. 3 seed) defeated (No. 4) Washington – reigning national [...]

McIlroy Wins TOUR Championship and FedExCup

ATLANTA (AP) -- Rory McIlroy holed two shots on the 16th hole at East Lake that made him a most unlikely FedExCup champion on Sunday. The first one he didn't even see go in. Three shots behind with three holes to play at the TOUR Championship, McIlroy holed a pitching wedge from 137 yards for [...]

August 2016

TOUR Championship Announces Exciting Enhancements to Tournament

ATLANTA – PGA TOUR officials today announced enhancements that will continue the ongoing momentum and incredible growth of the FedExCup as the finale for the ultimate season prize that will heighten the drama at the season-ending TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta on September 25. Through the increased support of Coca-Cola and [...]

Teams Announced for 2016 East Lake Cup

(Golf Channel) Reigning men's NCAA golf champion Oregon and reigning women's NCAA golf champion Washington will headline the field this fall at the second annual East Lake Cup. Oregon defeated Texas in a closely contested men's final at Eugene Country Club. The Ducks and Longhorns will both tee it up at East Lake Golf Club, [...]

Jim Furyk Named 2016 Payne Stewart Award Recipient

Days after breaking the PGA Tour's all-time, 18-hole scoring record, Jim Furyk was named the Payne Stewart Award recipient for 2016. The award, named after the three-time major champion who died in a plane accident in 1999, is presented annually to a professional golfer who "best exemplifies Stewart's steadfast values of character, charity and sportsmanship." [...]

April 2016

CNN: The Story of Bobby Jones

Watch as CNN's Living Golf tells the exciting story of Bobby Jones and his impact on the game of golf. Click here to view the video on CNN's Website.

March 2016

Golf Channel’s East Lake Cup Collegiate Championship Announces $475,000 Donation to East Lake Foundation

"Golf Channel’s East Lake Cup collegiate match play championship announced a charitable donation of $475,000 to the East Lake Foundation on behalf of the event’s presenting sponsor, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as well as associate sponsors BMW, CSX and Rolex." To read the full article, click here.

February 2016

Nines to be Reversed for the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola

ATLANTA, GA. – With an eye on creating even more excitement around the finishing stretch of not only the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, but the entire 2015-16 PGA TOUR season, officials today announced that the front and back nine holes at East Lake Golf Club will be reversed, providing a more dramatic finishing stretch with [...]

January 2016

Stewart Maiden Inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame

Stewart Maiden, the former golf professional at East Lake who helped teach Bobby Jones how to play, was inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame on January 16, 2016. Stewart left a tremendous legacy in the game of golf and we are proud to see him join the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame. To read [...]