After a successful debut last year, the second annual Jackson T. Stephens Cup competition will be held at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Florida, from Oct. 9 -12, organizers announced on Friday.
The Stephens Cup is a national collegiate golf tournament, named in honor of the late Jackson (Jack) T. Stephens, the former Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and an Arkansas investing pioneer. Stephens, along with his brother Witt, built Stephens Inc. of Little Rock.
“Our goal is to create a distinctive and highly-competitive collegiate tournament that is comprised of tomorrow’s PGA TOUR and LPGA stars playing some of the country’s premier golf courses,” said tournament chairman Warren Stephens, CEO of Stephens Inc., in a news release. “Dad (Jack Stephens) truly believed that golf instilled life lessons and built character, especially when started young. Therefore, he would be very humbled and proud that this tournament is named in his honor.”
The Stephens Cup field will feature seven of the top NCAA Division 1 men’s and women’s teams in the country, as well as standout players from U.S Military Service Academies and Historically Black Colleges and Universities competing as individuals.
The competition will be televised live on GOLF Channel. Click here for more details.