In 1963 the 15th Biennial Ryder Cup Matches were held at East Lake. The United States team won that year with playing captain, Arnold Palmer.
In 1894, Theodore A. Havemeyer, president of the newly formed United States Golf Association, funded the creation of a trophy for the national amateur championship winner. On November 22, 1925, the East Lake Clubhouse was consumed by fire and several of Bobby Jones' trophies were lost, including the original Havemeyer Trophy. The following year, the [...]
The Payne Stewart Award is presented annually to the current or former PGA TOUR player who best exemplifies the professionalism, integrity and commitment to public citizenship that is Payne Stewart’s legacy. The award is accompanied by an annual Payne Stewart Award Grant, presented by Southern Company. This grant is distributed equally to The Stewart Family [...]
This commemorative putter is an exact copy of Bobby Jones’ original putter. It has a 66 degree lie and 8 degree loft. Jones received the original in 1920 from James Maiden. That putter and a copy were employed by Jones to capture thirteen major championships including the Grand Slam in 1930. In 1925 a fire [...]
In the men's locker room at old East Lake, there was actually a double locker bearing Nos. 690 and 691. It still held the most prized treasure in all of golf - Bobby Jones clubs, shoes and other necessary accoutrements of the world champion. Today Jones' double locker, which the members made for him after [...]
This magnificent room originally designed by famous architect Philip Shutze in 1926 boasts a working fireplace, 18 carved Ionic pilasters, oriental rugs and 12.5-foot ceilings. The Great Hall contains numerous trophies and East Lake Golf Club memorabilia showcased in a museum style format. 1,976.5 sq. feet.