Georgia Public Links Championship Event History

The Georgia Public Links Championship is open to male amateur golfers who are members of a GSGA Member Club, are residents of Georgia and, since January 1, of the current year, are bona fide public course players and do not hold privileges of any club which does not extend playing privileges to the general public or privileges of any club maintaining its own course.

The GSGA conducted a Public Links Championship from 1973-1979 at Stone Mountain Golf Course. Champions for those competitions are unknown. Since 1989, the competition has been held annually. The format is 36 holes of flighted stroke play.

Year
Champion
Hometown
Runner-Up
Result
Site
1989
Allen Doyle
Lagrange
144
Stone Mountain Golf Club
1990
Bobby Six
Cumming
143
Highland Golf Club, Conyers
1991
Charles Smith
Stockbridge
143
Chicopee Woods Golf Club, Gainesville
1992
John Trivison
Jonesboro
140
Champion's Club at River's Edge, Fayetteville
1993
Frank Webster
Conyers
70
Bowden Golf Club, Macon
1994
David Potts
Commerce
149
Lakeside Golf Club, Atlanta
1995
David Potts
Commerce
145
River's Edge Golf Club, Fayetteville
1996
Jack Larkin
Atlanta
140
River's Edge Golf Club, Fayetteville
1997
Bryan Hancock
Suwanee
141
Fields Ferry Golf Club, Calhoun
1998
Brent Sizemore
Calhoun
144
Stonebridge Golf Club, Rome
1999
Brent Sizemore
Calhoun
69
Chicopee Woods Golf Club, Gainesville
2000
Rick Cloninger
Dacula
137
Georgia National Golf Club, McDonough
2001
Jack Larkin
Atlanta
143
Mystery Valley Golf Club, Lithonia
2002
Matt Dorchinez
Woodstock
140
Stonebridge Golf Club, Rome
2003
Dave Womack
McDonough
137
Southerness Golf Club, Stockbridge
2004
Scott Pitts
Cornelia
68
Georgia National Golf Club, McDonough
2005
Dave Womack
McDonough
146
Cherokee Run Golf Club, Conyers
2006
Mark Sweeney
Loganville
134
Stonebridge Golf Club, Rome
2007
Brent Sizemore
Calhoun
139
Trophy Club of Apalachee, Dacula
2008
Matt Corbitt
Macon
137
The Frog Golf Club at the Georgian, Villa Rica
2009
Ollie Schniederjans
Powder Springs
134
Overlook Golf Links, LaGrange
2010
William Mitchell
Roswell
146
BridgeMill Athletic Club, Canton
2011
William Mitchell
Roswell
136
Towne Lake Hills Golf Club, Woodstock
2012
John Hopper
Eatonton
140
Cobblestone Golf Club, Acworth
2013
John Hopper
Eatonton
141
Legacy on Lanier, Lake Lanier Island
2014
Chris Waters
Atlanta
140
Nob North Golf Course, Cohutta
2015
Deven Broadaway
Adairsville
141
Stonebridge Golf Club, Rome
2016
Chris Waters
Atlanta
137
Cobblestone Golf Course, Acworth
2017
Stan Gann, Jr.
Bonaire
139
Southern Hills Golf Club, Hawkinsville, GA

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