The Bobby Jones Golf Course Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to growing the game of golf through access to improved public golf and professional golf instruction and programming. We welcome your support and encourage you to learn more about our efforts.
New Golf Facilities and Programming
Our new facility will include: • The renovation of the current 18 holes of 5,800 yards into a 9 hole reversible course, designed by Bob Cupp to provide 18 unique holes of up to 7,500 yards with a wide range of tees for juniors through elite players. •A new two-ended, driving range and a state-of-the-art instructional center. • Programming and instruction by experienced golf professionals designed to make the game more enjoyable. • 9-hole "wee links" of 50-70 yard holes designed by Bob Cupp for juniors. •A new practice facility for Georgia State University women's and men's golf teams.
Benefits of the Project
Support of this project will yield benefits for many years to come. They include our plans to:
Create a course and facility that honors the memory and legacy of Bobby Jones.
Turn an obsolete, dangerous, 18-hole, 5,800 yard public course into a reversible, 9 hole gem that can be enjoyed by golfers of all skill levels.
Provide a much needed driving range and golf practice facility in a central location for local residents and visitors.
Help grow the game through programming and learning facilities specifically designed for junior golfers and other new players in partnership with organizations such as the YWCA, the YMCA, and the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta. YMCA Letter
Create a central home for golf in Georgia with the Georgia Golf House, which will house all of the state's golf organizations leading to collaboration and growth of the game of golf.
Create the first-ever home for the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame which will also be part of the Georgia Golf House.
Serve as a lasting memorial to legendary golf course designer, Bob Cupp.
Provide a new home for the Georgia State University women's and men's golf teams with state of the art practice facilities.
Partner with the Shepherd Center to create the only adaptive golf experience in Atlanta for golfers with disabilities. Shepherd Center Letter
Provide a model for urban golf course design that utilizes limited land in the most efficient manner possible.
Improve environmental conditions at the property by relocating the tennis hard courts out of a flood plain, utilizing turf grasses that are sustainable, and using grading methods that mitigate flooding and improve drainage on the course.
Engage in turf grass research with universities and golf organizations by providing the opportunity for comparisons of multiple turf options at a single location.
Provide safe parking and improved traffic flow for both golf and tennis in a busy, in-town neighborhood.
Improve the tennis experience by relocating the tennis hard courts out of the floodplain and closer to the clubhouse, adding two additional courts, and providing easily accessible restroom facilities.
Create better conditions for completion of the PATH trail around the course in terms of aesthetics and safety.
Provide casual dining services for golfers, tennis players, and those using the PATH trail.