October 30-November 1, 2024

Honoring Georgia golf legend Johnny Paulk and his lasting impact on the game of golf on Jekyll Island. Co-founder, organizer, and participant of the Georgia-Florida Golf Classic for 40 years, Johnny’s legacy will carry on through this annual tournament supporting the island he so fondly cared for. 


Registration for the 2024 Paulk Cup Classic is now open! Registration is per person. Four-player teams only.


Join us as a partner of the Paulk Cup.

Your sponsorship will have a meaningful impact in caring forward Johnny’s significant golf legacy through this premier annual tournament. Sponsors are provided with a variety of ways to gain influential recognition with both visitor and local tournament participants.


Wednesday, October 30

Thursday, October 31

Friday, november 1

About Johnny Paulk

While Johnny was the face of the Jekyll Island Golf Club throughout his illustrious career, including co-founding the Georgia-Florida Golf Classic, his influence on golf will continue to be recognized beyond Jekyll Island. His accolades include: 

  • Co-founder of the Georgia Florida Golf Classic
  • Georgia State Golf Association Hall of Fame Member
  • Glynn County Sports Hall of Fame Member
  • PGA of America Life Member
  • Announcer at 18th hole at The Masters Tournament
  • Two-time winner of Georgia Section of PGA Merchandiser of the Year (Resort Category).
Johnny Paulk

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