Judy Eller Street

Chattanooga’s Judy Eller Street was selected Tennessee’s greatest woman golfer by Golf Digest in 1958. She retired from active competition in 1969. At age 15, she became the youngest ever to win the TGA State Women’s Amateur Championship in 1956. She won two U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur Championships. In 1959 at the University of Miami, […]

Hillman Robbins Jr.

Over a period of eight years, Hillman Robbins of Memphis won close to 60 golf tournaments as an amateur, including the 1953 TGA State Amateur, 1953 and 1955 Southeastern PGA Open, 1954 Southern Intercollegiate, 1954 Arkansas Open, 1954 NCAA Championship, 1955 Sunnehanna Amateur, 1956 North and South Amateur, and 1957 U.S. Amateur. He played in […]

Jack Lupton

John T. “Jack” Lupton II of Lookout Mountain is the greatest philanthropist in the history of Tennessee golf. In addition to contributing over $3 million to help secure the property and complete the renovations of what is now Golf House Tennessee in Franklin, Lupton helped the United States Golf Association create a President’s Fund for […]

Gibby Gilbert

Gibby Gilbert of Chattanooga joined the PGA Tour in 1967 and had three career victories and earnings of $1,055.479 before joining the Senior PGA Tour in 1991. While playing the regular tour, on the state level he won four TGA State Opens (1986, 1988, 1989, 1990) and the TPGA Section Championship five times (1979, 1986, […]