Paulk Cup Classic

November 5-6, 2020

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 new annual tournament benefitting the Jekyll Island Foundation and supporting the island he so fondly cared for.


Tournament Package

Registration for this tournament is now open.

$180 per player*
4-player teams only

*Price does not include Georgia state and local sales taxes. No refunds or exchanges on registrations.


Schedule

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

  • All Day
    • Optional Practice Round – Call Golf Shop for Tee Times
  • 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

  • 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
    • Breakfast, Screwdrivers, and Bloody Mary Bar at the course, golfer check-in, and cart assignments.
  • 8:45 a.m.
    • Opening Ceremony
  • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Shotgun start, golf tournament round 1. Lunch provided

Friday, November 6, 2020

  • 7:30-8:30 a.m.
    • Breakfast, Screwdrivers, and Bloody Mary Bar at the course, golfer check-in, and cart assignments.
  • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Shotgun start, golf tournament round 2. Lunch provided.
  • 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
    • Tournament scoring and awards

Dinner

Wednesday, November 4
Cocktails: 6:30 p.m. • Dinner: 7 p.m. 
Jekyll Island Convention Center

Join members of the Paulk family in celebrating the inaugural Paulk Cup Classic and unveiling of the tournament trophy. This new tournament honors golf legend Johnny Paulk and his lasting impact on the game of golf on Jekyll Island. The tournament proudly supports the Jekyll Island Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to raising funds for the conservation, preservation, and educational initiatives on Jekyll Island.

Dinner guests will enjoy a live musical performance by Eddie Pickett.

$10 reservation fee for tournament players
$32 ticket for guests of tournament players

Make Dinner Reservation

Seats must be reserved by Friday, October 30. The dress code is casual. 

Download PDF: Dinner Invitation & Menu


Lodging

Jekyll Island Club Resort

As the official lodging partner for the tournament, stay at the Jekyll Island Club Resort for the Paulk Cup Classic and enjoy special rates starting at $199 per night.

Offering Victorian charm with modern conveniences in the center of the National Historic Landmark District, the property is recognized as a Historic Hotel of America. Guests can enjoy exquisite cuisine and amenities, including bicycle rentals, a swimming pool, croquet, beach services, and more.

  • One-King Room: $219
  • Two-Queen Room: $219
  • One-Queen Room: $199

Book your stay at the Jekyll Island Club Resort one of the following ways.

  • Call the Resort at 1-800-535-9547, prompt to the reservations department, and provide group number 26702747 or “Paulk Cup Classic”
  • Email the reservations department at reservations@jekyllclub.com and provide group number 26702747 or “Paulk Cup Classic” and pertinent information
  • Visit jekyllclub.com/group-reservations and complete the form for a reservationist to get back with you

Event Beneficiary

This event proudly supports the Jekyll Island Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to raising funds for the conservation, preservation, and educational initiatives on Jekyll Island.


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.

Accolades

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 18 hole at The Masters Tournament
Two-time winner of Georgia Section of PGA Merchandiser of the Year (Resort Category)


Tournament Sponsors

This tournament is supported by the generosity of the following sponsors.

 

Michelob Ultra

Coca-Cola

Days Inn & Suites

Emerald Princess Casino