Match-play event until held as stroke-play event in 1948.
Became part of the Southern Amateur in 1951 as a 4-person team stroke-play event.
Championship was created to honor Bobby Jones and players compete for the Bob Jones Trophy. Source: The Atlanta Constitution September 12, 1937
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