Spirit Of America Golf Classic in Decatur, Alabama

 
 
 
The Spirit of America Golf Classic is Burningtree Country Club's long-running, fundraising tournament held annually in conjunction with Decatur’s Spirit of America Festival, which itself is one of the largest, free Fourth of July festivals in the south. Established in 1967, this unique "college team and individual" format event has been home to collegiate players and top amateur players from across the nation. The format is 72-holes of stroke play, with a 54-hole collegiate team division. The "Spirit" tournament boasts many top graduates, like 1995 Champion-turned-PGA tour player Heath Slocum, and 1989 Junior Champion-turned-PGA tour player Stewart Cink.
 
Stewart Cink - 1989 Spirit Junior Champion - PGA Tour Player

Stewart Cink

1989 Spirit Junior Champion

PGA Tour Player

 
Stewart Cink - 1989 Spirit Junior Champion - PGA Tour Player

Heath Slocumb

1995 Spirit Champion

PGA Tour Player

 
Stewart Cink - 1989 Spirit Junior Champion - PGA Tour Player

Matt Gourgeot

2016 Spirit Champion

Burningtree Member

 
In 2016 Burningtree Country Club Member & Decatur, AL resident Matt Gourgeot won the 49th Spirt of America Golf Classic. It was the 1st time in 49 years that anyone from Decatur, AL had won the Spirit.
The 2017 Spirit of America Golf Classic will be held July 6th- July 9th. This year’s event will be the 50th Spirit!
If you're interested in playing in the 2017 Spirit of America Golf Classic, you can either download and print out this form, or fill out the online form below -