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The Dogwood Invitational 2018 Golf Tournament
June 06 - 09 2018
Atlanta, GA

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Druid Hills Golf Club Druid Hills Golf Club
740 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA  30307-1222
phone: (404) 377-1768
url: www.dhgc.org

Tournament Overview

The Dogwood Invitational 2018 Golf Tournament
The first Dogwood Invitational, held in April 1941, validated Druid Hills Golf Club as a challenging venue for amateur golf tournaments. The Club has hosted eight Georgia State Amateur Championships over the years, and the tournament continues as a staple on the major amateur golf circuit. The Dogwood was discontinued in 1973 and did not return until 1994 when a new tournament format was introduced. The new format included entrance into the tournament by invitation only and added an 18-hole qualifier for five to eight open spots prior to the tournament start. A Senior Division was added in 2005. Participation in The Dogwood Invitational is by invitation from the Dogwood Tournament Committee. The tournament is 72 holes of stroke play with a 54 hole cut to low 40 and ties for final round. Players are required to walk during tournament play and may carry their golf bag themselves or take a caddie. 8-spot Qualifier is held Monday of tournament week, prior to the event.

News

Oct 03, 2017Major Shake Up in the 2018 Summer Amateur Calendar
Jul 01, 2017Lloyd Jefferson Go Breaks Through at Dogwood Invitational
Jun 30, 2017Dogwood Invitational: Three-Way Tie with One Round To Go
Jun 29, 2017VIDEO: Armstrong is 36-hole leader at Dogwood Invitational
Jun 28, 2017VIDEO: Low Scores at Dogwood Invitational as Nimmer Leads
Jun 28, 20172017 Dogwood Invitational Daily Video Coverage
Jun 25, 2017VIDEO PREVIEW: Dogwood Invitational tees off this week
Jul 02, 2016Charles Huntzinger wins the Dogwood Invitational
Jul 01, 2016Anthony Quayle leads Dogwood Invitational after third round
Jun 30, 2016Jeansonne, Jones go low on first day of Dogwood Invitational
Jul 04, 2015Dawson Armstrong wins The Dogwood
Jul 03, 2015The Dogwood: Shortened to 54-holes with Armstrong, Dalke on top
Jul 01, 2015The Dogwood: Ashton Van Horne and Shad Tuten fire 64 for early lead
Nov 26, 2014Giving Thanks to Tournament Directors like Ed Toledano
Jun 28, 2014The Dogwood: Trey Rule wins in playoff
Jun 27, 2014Dogwood Invitational: Rule up by one going into final round
Jun 26, 2014Dogwood Invitational: Seabolt, White surge into lead
Jun 25, 2014Seth Reeves takes early lead at The Dogwood
Jun 23, 2014The Dogwood: Auburn's Michael Johnson leads loaded field
Jun 29, 2013Johnson (28 under!) wins Dogwood
Jun 28, 2013Johnson grabs Dogwood lead
Jun 27, 2013Ollie Schniederjans grabs lead at Dogwood
Jun 26, 2013Dogwood Invitational: 11-under from Ben Griffin highlights hot start
Jun 30, 2012Ben Kohles wins Dogwood Invitational
Jun 29, 2012Dogwood field narrows with Round 3 cuts
Jun 28, 2012Woodall leads Dogwood after 2nd round 64
Jun 27, 2012M.J. Maguire takes early lead at Dogwood
Jul 02, 2011McCoy wins The Dogwood Invitational
Jul 01, 2011Dogwood: Guthrie leads by 1 entering final round
Jun 30, 2011Guthrie (-11) leads Dogwood at halfway mark
Jul 03, 2010Red-Hot Yun wins the Dogwood
Jul 05, 2009Harman Boosts His Walker Cup Chances With a Win at the Dogwood
Jun 28, 2008Dogwood Invitational: An incredible finish for Hie
Jun 30, 2007Dogwood Invitational: Simpson breaks through
Oct 03, 2017Major Shake Up in the 2018 Summer Amateur Calendar
Jul 01, 2017Lloyd Jefferson Go Breaks Through at Dogwood Invitational
Jun 30, 2017Dogwood Invitational: Three-Way Tie with One Round To Go
Jun 29, 2017VIDEO: Armstrong is 36-hole leader at Dogwood Invitational
Jun 28, 2017VIDEO: Low Scores at Dogwood Invitational as Nimmer Leads
Jun 28, 20172017 Dogwood Invitational Daily Video Coverage
Jun 25, 2017VIDEO PREVIEW: Dogwood Invitational tees off this week
Jul 02, 2016Charles Huntzinger wins the Dogwood Invitational
Jul 01, 2016Anthony Quayle leads Dogwood Invitational after third round
Jun 30, 2016Jeansonne, Jones go low on first day of Dogwood Invitational
Jul 04, 2015Dawson Armstrong wins The Dogwood
Jul 03, 2015The Dogwood: Shortened to 54-holes with Armstrong, Dalke on top
Jul 01, 2015The Dogwood: Ashton Van Horne and Shad Tuten fire 64 for early lead
Nov 26, 2014Giving Thanks to Tournament Directors like Ed Toledano
Jun 28, 2014The Dogwood: Trey Rule wins in playoff
Jun 27, 2014Dogwood Invitational: Rule up by one going into final round
Jun 26, 2014Dogwood Invitational: Seabolt, White surge into lead
Jun 25, 2014Seth Reeves takes early lead at The Dogwood
Jun 23, 2014The Dogwood: Auburn's Michael Johnson leads loaded field
Jun 29, 2013Johnson (28 under!) wins Dogwood
Jun 28, 2013Johnson grabs Dogwood lead
Jun 27, 2013Ollie Schniederjans grabs lead at Dogwood
Jun 26, 2013Dogwood Invitational: 11-under from Ben Griffin highlights hot start
Jun 30, 2012Ben Kohles wins Dogwood Invitational
Jun 29, 2012Dogwood field narrows with Round 3 cuts
Jun 28, 2012Woodall leads Dogwood after 2nd round 64
Jun 27, 2012M.J. Maguire takes early lead at Dogwood
Jul 02, 2011McCoy wins The Dogwood Invitational
Jul 01, 2011Dogwood: Guthrie leads by 1 entering final round
Jun 30, 2011Guthrie (-11) leads Dogwood at halfway mark
Jul 03, 2010Red-Hot Yun wins the Dogwood
Jul 05, 2009Harman Boosts His Walker Cup Chances With a Win at the Dogwood
Jun 28, 2008Dogwood Invitational: An incredible finish for Hie
Jun 30, 2007Dogwood Invitational: Simpson breaks through

RESULTS ARCHIVE:

Showing results for

1PhilippinesLloyd Jefferson GoPhilippines100067-67-67-66=267
2GALuke SchniederjansAlpharetta, GA70067-68-67-66=268
T3GAAustin FultonVilla Rica, GA50067-67-71-67=272
T3GASteven FiskStockbridge, GA50068-67-70-67=272
T3TNDawson ArmstrongBrentwood, TN50066-65-70-71=272
T6GABenjamin ShippDuluth, GA40066-69-74-64=273
T6SCBryson NimmerBluffton, SC40065-68-70-70=273
T6ArgentinaGaston BertinottiArgentina40066-68-67-72=273
T9CAJacob SolomonDublin, CA40067-68-70-69=274
T9MSAndy OgletreeLittle Rock, MS40069-64-71-70=274
T9GACharles HuntzingerDuluth, GA40067-71-67-69=274
T9GAChandler EatonAlpharetta, GA40068-65-69-72=274
13LANathan JeansonneKeithville, LA30071-67-69-68=275
T14SCTrent PhillipsInman, SC30069-67-70-70=276
T14NCJustin TereshkoGreensboro, NC30070-65-68-73=276
16FLJohn CoultasValrico, FL20068-69-69-71=277
T17TXCharles KimCedar Park, TX20070-71-65-72=278
T17SCCaleb ProveauxLexington, SC20067-71-68-72=278
T17ALTurk PettitAuburn, AL20067-72-67-72=278
T17AustraliaDaniel GaleAustralia20072-68-70-68=278
T17INTimmy HildebrandWestfield, IN20070-68-67-73=278
T17GASpencer RalstonGainesville, GA20069-67-66-76=278
23ALDavis ThompsonAuburn, AL10067-69-72-71=279
24TNDavis ShoreKnoxville, TN10073-67-67-73=280
25South AfricaGarrick HiggoSouth Africa10068-72-72-69=281
T26NCBen SchlottmanAdvance, NC10068-71-70-73=282
T26AustraliaMatias SanchezAustralia10071-67-71-73=282
T26CanadaMatt WilliamsCanada10068-71-70-73=282
T26NCArcher PriceGastonia, NC10071-69-71-71=282
T26NJWill VoetschNew Vernon, NJ10074-66-70-72=282
T31GAColin BowlesAlbany, GA5068-70-70-75=283
T31TXBrandon SmithFrisco, TX5070-71-68-74=283
T33TNHunter RichardsonClarksville, TN5070-68-71-75=284
T33SCTrevor PhillipsInman, SC5073-67-70-74=284
T35GAJames ClarkColumbus, GA5068-70-72-75=285
T35GANicolas CassidyJohns Creek, GA5072-69-71-73=285
T35SCTrace CroweEasley, SC5072-68-74-71=285
T38GAPaxton ShumanBrunswick, GA5069-71-72-74=286
T38OHRyan WenzlerDayton, OH5069-71-74-72=286
T40EcuadorBen CohnEcuador5068-73-71-75=287
T40FLHenry WestmorelandWacissa, FL5070-70-73-74=287
T40GAJacob JoinerAlbany, GA5070-71-75-71=287

Full results for this tournament are posted outside AmateurGolf.com. Click here to view results.

The Dogwood Invitational - Continuing the Tradition - A Legacy of Outstanding Amateur Golf

The first Dogwood Invitational, held in April 1941, validated Druid Hills Golf Club as a challenging venue for amateur golf tournaments. Tommy Barnes, the inaugural event’s champion, won with a 72 hole score of 292, winning the first of what would be a total of five Dogwood Invitational championships.

The next year, Dan Yates, Sr., a member of one of Georgia’s most distinguished golfing families, won the event. The tournament was then suspended for the balance of World War II and resumed in 1946 with winner Gene Dahlbender, Jr. displaying the talent that led to a total of seven victories in the tournament. He bettered Barnes score in 1941 by fourteen shots, coming in with a 278 total. He possibly was inspired by a visit to Druid Hills by Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson for an exhibition match earlier in the year with Hogan beating Nelson 3 and 2. Ten of the first fifteen Dogwood Invitationals were won by the dominant duo of Barnes or Dahlbender. Charlie Harrison, Vinnie Giles, Jack Penrose and Harvie Ward, Jr. were some of the other early winners. A Walker Cup member, Ward later remembered, “The Dogwood was a classy little tournament played on a great golf course. People at the club were so nice and it was always fun.” He won the British Amateur and the U.S. Amateur in 1952, another indication of the level of talent that participated in the Dogwood.

The Dogwood was discontinued in 1973 and did not return until 1994 when a new tournament format was introduced. The new format included entrance into the tournament by invitation only and added an 18-hole qualifier for five to eight open spots prior to the tournament start. A Senior Division was added in 2005.

The winner of the 1994 tournament was Allen Doyle, who at forty-five was still one of Georgia’s best amateur golfers, having won six Georgia State Amateur titles, still the record. “While this is a new event on the amateur circuit, it clearly is one of the best-run and best-planned tournaments around,” said Doyle after the three-day event. “My congratulations to everyone involved. I’m proud to be the champion of this great tournament.” Doyle went on to a distinguished career as a professional on the Champions Tour, being named Player of the Year in 2001.

Some of the best collegians in recent years have played in the Dogwood, including Charles Howell III, Bryce Molder, Adam Scott, Stewart Cink, Ryuji Imada, Carl Petterson, Justin Bolli, Nick Cassini, James Driscoll, Colt Knost and Dustin Johnson, all of whom have gone on to the professional level of the game. The 2007 winner, Wake Forest’s Webb Simpson also set the standing course record of 60.

In the past decade the golf course at Druid Hills has enjoyed many refinements and enhancements, providing an ever more challenging site for the Dogwood Invitational. It is ranked as having one of the best fields among amateur tournaments in the world. In hosting the Dogwood Invitational, Druid Hills’ members extend their support for amateur golf that reaches back to the best amateur ever to have played the game, Bobby Jones. The next Bobby Jones may someday stroll the fairways at Druid Hills while competing in the Dogwood Invitational.

The tournament has been recognized as one of the United States and the Worlds top amateur events in the country by GolfWeek/amateurgolf.com, R&A World Amateur Rankings and Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking. The Dogwood seeks to perpetuate the tradition of competition, celebrate the game of golf and encourage participation among amateur golfers, volunteers, club membership and sponsors.

PAST CHAMPIONS

2017 Lloyd Jefferson Go
2016 Charles Huntzinger
2015 Dawson Armstrong
2014 Trey Rule
2013 Michael Johnson
2012 Ben Kohles
2011 Nate McCoy
2010 Andrew Yun
2009 Andrew Yun
2008 Rory Hie
2007 Webb Simpson
2006 Hudson Swafford
2005 Stuart Moore
2004 Chris Nallen
2003 Lee Williams
2002 Andrew Buckle
2001 Kyle Thompson
2000 B.J. Staten
1999 Chris Morris
1998 Michael Kirk
1997 Steve Scott
1996 Robert Floyd
1995 Justin Roof
1994 Allen Doyle
1973-1993 (no tournaments held)
1972 Tom Evans
1971 Bill Harvey
1970 Allen Miller
1969 (no tournament held)
1968 (no tournament held)
1967 Bill Harvey
1966 Charlie Harrison
1965 Vinny Giles
1964 Jack Penrose
1963 Vinny Giles
1962 Gene Dahlbender, Jr.
1961 Gene Dahlbender, Jr.
1960 Charles Kocsis
1959 Jack Penrose
1958 Gene Dahlbender, Jr.
1957 Gene Dahlbender, Jr.
1956 Gene Dahlbender, Jr.
1955 Tommy Barnes
1954 Frank Stevenson, Jr.
1953 Harvie Ward
1952 Harvie Ward
1951 Tommy Barnes
1950 Arnold Blum
1949 Tommy Barnes
1948 Tommy Barnes
1947 Gene Dahlbender, Jr.
1946 Gene Dahlbender, Jr.
1945 (no tournament held)
1944 (no tournament held)
1943 (no tournament held)
1942 Dan Yates, Sr.
1941 Tommy Barnes

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Championship
Chris BraunerAustin, TX
Edward ToledanoAtlanta, GA

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Contact Information

Edward Toledano, Tournament Chairman
740 Clifton Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
sponsors@thedogwood.com
www.thedogwood.com
phone: 404-312-0580
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