Champion golfer Tommy Barnes, who joined the club as a Junior member in 1938, brought glory to Druid HIlls Golf Club. He was the first winner of the Dogwood Tournament three years after he joined the club. Tommy Barnes later won the 1946 Southeastern Open, as well as the Southern Amateur in 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky, a victory he repeated in 1949. During his playing career at Druid HIlls, Barnes shot two 62s.