Popular Atlanta course constructing new practice putting green
Dave Sansom

Popular Atlanta course constructing new practice putting green

Project concludes five-year renovation plan at Bobby Jones Golf Course.

August 19, 2022

Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta announced it will be adding a new practice putting green to its grounds. Construction is currently underway, with the opening scheduled for October.

The new practice putting green was designed by Bobby Cupp. Bobby is the son of architect Bob Cupp, and together they designed and built the new Bobby Jones Golf Course. Bobby Cupp has been instrumental in the building of over 80 courses during his three decades in the industry. Located between the clubhouse and driving range, the green will stretch 6,500 square feet and will be open to the public during business hours. It will be sprigged with TifEagle Bermudagrass identical to the greens on the golf course. The practice green will be maintained at a level comparable to the rest of the property. 

“This practice putting green is the final project in our five-year renovation plan and will tie all our amenities together,” Bobby Jones Golf Course general manager Josh Deal said. “We will continue to reinvent the property to ensure we are maintaining the standards and first-class offerings in line with the facility’s mission.” 

Bobby Jones Golf Course also added a nursery green to the property, which the agronomy team led by superintendent Kyle Macdonald will use for sampling and repairs to the greens on the main course.

The new ventures were made possible with the help of Bobby Jones Golf Course partners Jerry Pate Turf and Irrigation, Bulk Aggregate, SiteOne and Simplot.