About The Legends

The Legends is a private golf club located within the Chateau Elan Community.


Unique in design, The Legends at Chateau Elan was crafted from the worldly experience of three great golfing champions: Gene Sarazen, Kathy Whitworth and Sam Snead. These champions lent their expertise during “on site” visits to help architect Denis Griffiths build one of top ranked courses in Georgia.  


The Legends was the home of the Sarazen World Open Championship, a PGA Tour event from 1994 through 1998 to honor Gene Sarazen. For five years some of the best golfers in the world participated in the Sarazen, including Jack Nicklaus, Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington, Retief Goosen, Mark Calcavecchia, Nick Price, Davis Love, Stewart Cink, Frank Nobilo, Jim Furyk, Scott Hoch, Lee Janzen, Ben Crenshaw, Bernhard Langer, John Daly, Constantino Rocca, Vijay Singh, Payne Stewart and numerous other international golfers. The Sarazen format was to invite the past two Open winners from every country that held a recognized national open tournament. In the early years of the Sarazen players like Ernie Els, Retief Goosen and Padraig Harrington were not exactly household names and were just coming into their own as professional golfers. Over the years these and many other participants in the Sarazen became major tournament champions, which was exactly what Gene Sarazen had predicted.


The Legends has membership options for both residents and non-residents. The memberships feature extremely reasonable joining fees, monthly dues, and guest fees. The Legends is a great place to entertain family, friends, business associates or customers.


Contact Mike Bishop at 770-932-8653 or by e-mail at for membership information.



Georgia PGA North
Chapter Professional
of the Year,
Sean Cain!
Our Head Golf Professional, Sean Cain has been named the 2013 Georgia PGA North Chapter Professional of the Year. This award is nominated and voted on by other PGA Professionals in the Georgia Section. The award is based upon; overall performance as a golf professional at his/her facility, level of service to his/her section, promotion of the game of golf, leadership ability, character, integrity and the ability to inspire fellow professionals. Sean will be honored at the Georgia PGA Awards Banquet on February 22 at 755 Club at Turner Field. Please make sure and congratulateSeanwhenyousee him at the club. This is a great accomplishment and honor for Sean!!!

    Below is a flyover video of the Legends Course @ Chateau Elan:

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