The Jackson T. Stephens Cup is an annual collegiate golf tournament named in memory of the late Augusta National Chairman, Jackson T. Stephens. The tournament will feature NCAA Division I National Championship-contending men’s and women’s teams.
The Alotian Club in Roland, Ark., is the tournament’s home course started in October 2021. The 2022 tournament will be held at Seminole Golf Club, in Juno Beach, Fla., followed by the Trinity Forest Golf Club, in Dallas, Texas in 2023.
The tournament format will be 54 holes of stroke play setting the field for a final day of match play based on the stroke-play team finish; the final day of match play will be 18 holes. The event will also recognize its 54-hole winners upon completion of stroke play. Tournament week will begin with a practice round and college-am fundraising tournament on Sunday of tournament week followed by three days of official tournament play.
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Spanning more than 1,500 acres overlooking Lake Maumelle in Roland, Ark., the Alotian Club, a 2004 Tom Fazio design, is ranked No. 31 on the Golf Digest “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses” list and 14th on Golfweek’s Best list of the top 200 modern courses in the United States. The Alotian Club has a history of supporting amateur golf, hosting the Western Amateur in 2013 and the Arnold Palmer Cup in 2019.
The name “Alotian” is derived from an annual trip among friends in which the group would visit the best golf destinations in the country. The trip was labeled the “America Lights Out Tour,” or ALOT. They referred to themselves as “Alotians,” with an “Alotian” being someone who enjoys having a good time and loves the game of golf. This is the spirit in which Alotian was founded.