Tn Golf Hall of Fame to Induct Two In 2024

February 5th, 2024

The Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame is excited to announce its 2024 class of inductees, which will be honored in two separate ceremonies in the coming months.

William L. “Bill” Garner, PGA, of Memphis and Lissa Bradford, PGA, of Nashville will become the 55th and 56th members, respectively, to receive the game’s highest honor in the state after they were formally approved by the Tennessee Golf Foundation’s Board of Directors.

TGF Assists with Renovation of Two Metro Nashville Golf Courses

September 7th, 2023

Mayor Cooper presenting the Tennessee Golf Foundation with funds totalling $2 million to go toward the renovations of Metro Nashville golf courses at Shelby Park and VinnyLinks. 

Shelby Park Golf Course is the oldest of the seven golf courses in the Metro Nashville system as it is set to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2024. VinnyLinks is the home to The First Tee of middle Tennessee and welcomed over 500 students for programming last year, while having a total of 14,475 rounds played on its nine-hole, par-three layout.

Jack Lupton’s Vision Continues to Impact Tennessee Golf Foundation

August 16th, 2023

The Tennessee Golf Foundation staged their annual TGF Pro-Am Tournament this week at Council Fire Golf Club, one of several events state-wide that help fund the organization’s growing impact on the sport.

But the roots of the foundation can be traced to the vision and generosity of Chattanooga philanthropist and The Honors Course founder, Jack Lupton.

Andy Mears named TGF Regional Director of West Tennessee

July 13th, 2023

The Tennessee Golf Foundation is pleased to announce that Andy Mears has been hired as the new Regional Director for West Tennessee. He will begin work in this role on August 1, 2023. Mears joins the Tennessee Golf Foundation staff after seven years with the First Tee, first in Greater Chicago and then in Sarasota, Florida.

TGF President Whit Turnbow Wins Four Ball

June 29th, 2023

Tennessee Golf Foundation (TGF) President, Whit Turnbow, and partner, Payne Denman are the 2023 TGA Four Ball champions. This win was Turnbow’s second TGA win in this event, his first […]

Four Tennesseans Compete in U.S. Adaptive Open at Pinehurst

February 16th, 2023

A total of 96 golfers were invited to compete in the national tournament, and four of those reside in Tennessee – Jordan Thomas, Luke Carroll, Brandon Rowland and Alex Fourie.

Drive, Chip and Putt 2024 Registration OPEN!

February 16th, 2023

We’re gearing up for another incredible season of Drive, Chip and Putt and can’t wait to find out who will punch their ticket to the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club!

Thank you to The Grove Club!

February 14th, 2023

A huge THANK YOU to everyone at The Grove Club for their continued support of the Tennessee Golf Foundation.

TGF Releases 2022 Progress Report

January 27th, 2023

On behalf of the entire Golf House Tennessee family, we thank you for your continued commitment to growing the game of golf in Tennessee!

TGF to partner with Metro Parks Nashville, Friends of Warner Parks for Percy Warner Renovation

January 27th, 2023

Percy Warner Golf Course will be closing in November of this year to undergo an 11-month golf course renovation and enhancement project led by architect Bruce Hepner.