Jack Lupton

1995 Inductee

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 special projects and made substancial contributions to the golf programs at UT Knoxville and UT Chattanooga. His creation of The Honors Course in Ooltewah changed the face of Tennessee golf. He dedicated The Honors Course to amateur golf and invited the finest championships to be played there.