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recent awards and recognition

2010

Golfweek's Best Modern Courses in America

  • Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club, Sandia Park, New Mexico, USA – No. 48
  • Black Mesa Golf Club, La Mesilla, New Mexico, USA – No. 77

Golfweek's Best Municipal Courses in America

  • Pinon Hills Golf Club, Farmington, New Mexico, USA – No. 4
  • Memorial Park Golf Club, Houston, Texas, USA – No. 8
  • Cobblestone Golf Club, Acworth, Georgia, USA – No. 48

Golfweek's Best Residential Courses

  • Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club, Sandia Park, New Mexico, USA – No. 10

Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play in Each State

New Mexico, USA

  • Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club – No. 1
  • Black Mesa Golf Club – No. 2
  • Pinon Hills Golf Club – No. 3

New York, USA

  • Concord Hotel Golf Club (The Monster) – No. 13

Texas, USA

  • Memorial Park Golf Club – No. 7

Golf Magazine's Top 100 You Can Play

  • Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club, Sandia Park, New Mexico, USA – No. 28
  • Black Mesa Golf Club, La Mesilla, New Mexico, USA – No. 40

Golf Magazine's Best Public Courses in Each State

Kansas, USA

  • Sycamore Ridge Golf Club – No. 3

New Mexico, USA

  • Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club – No. 1
  • Black Mesa Golf Club – No. 2
  • Pinon Hills Golf Club – No. 4

all awards and recognition

Atlanta Athletic Club   Duluth, Georgia, USA (9 holes)

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's 100 Greatest Courses
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Tournaments Hosted
  • 1976 US Open
  • 1981 PGA Championship
  • 2001 PGA Championship

Atlanta Country Club   Marietta, Georgia, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's 100 Greatest Courses
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Tournaments Hosted
  • Former site of PGA Tour Atlanta Classic

Augusta National Golf Club   Augusta, Georgia, USA
Restored 8th Green to Original Alister Mackenzie Design in Partnership with Byron Nelson

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's 100 Greatest Courses
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State
  • Golf Magazine: Top 100 Courses in World
  • Golf Magazine: Top 100 Courses in U.S.

Tournaments Hosted
  • Annual Site of The Masters Tournament

Baton Rouge Country Club (Remodeled)   Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Black Mesa Golf Club la mesilla, new mexico, usa

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best New Affordable Public Course in America 2003
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State
  • Golf Digest: 100 Greatest Public Courses in America
  • Golf Digest: Best Places to Play
  • Golf Magazine: Top Ten New Courses You Can Play in America 2003
  • Golf Magazine: Top 100 You Can Play in America
  • Golf Golfweek: Top Thrifty 50 in America
  • Golfweek: Top 100 Modern Courses in America (built since 1960)
  • Golfweek: America's Best State by State Public Access Courses
  • Forbes Traveler: America's Ten Most Beautiful Golf Courses

Cedar Ridge Country Club   Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's 100 Greatest Courses
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Tournaments Hosted
  • 1983 US Women's Open

Cobblestone Golf Course   Acworth, Georgia, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best Public Courses in Each State
  • Golfweek: Best Municipal Courses in America
  • Golfweek: Top Public Courses in Each State
  • T&L Golf: Top 100 Affordable Courses in America
  • T&L Golf: Best Affordable Course in Georgia

Concord Hotel Golf Course (The Monster)   Kiamesha Lake, New York, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's 100 Greatest Courses
  • Golfweek: Best You Can Play in Each State
  • Golf Digest: America's 75 Best Resort Courses
  • Golf Digest: Best Public Courses in Each State

Tournaments Hosted
  • 1969 LPGA Championship

Dalton Ranch and Golf Club   Durango, Colorado, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Places to Play – Four Stars

Deerfield Country Club   Madison, Mississippi, USA
in partnership with Byron Nelson

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Deerwood Club   Kingwood, Texas, USA
in partnership with Byron Nelson

Tournaments Hosted
  • Former Site of Doug Sanders Kingwood Celebrity Classic
  • PGA Tour Q-School Regional Qualifier Site

Grapevine Municipal Golf Course   Grapevine, Texas, USA
in partnership with Byron Nelson

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's 75 Best Public Courses

Grossinger Resort   Liberty, New York, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best Public Courses in Each State

Forest Course at Kingwood   Houston, Texas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: # 8 Best New Private Course in America 1996

Kingwood Country Club (Island Course)   Kingwood, Texas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Memorial Park Golf Course (Remodeled)   Houston, Texas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best Public Courses in Each State
  • Golfweek: Best Municipal Courses in America
  • Golfweek: Best Public Courses in Each State
  • T&L Golf: Top 100 Affordable Courses in America
  • Dallas Morning News: #1 Best Public Course in Texas

Oakbourne Country Club (Remodeled)   Lafeyette, Louisiana, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Olympia Hills Golf Course   Universal City, Texas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: #4 Best New Affordable Public Course in America 2002

Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club   Sandia Park, New Mexico, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best New Affordable Public Course in America 2000
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State
  • Golf Digest: 100 Greatest Public Courses in America
  • Golf Digest: Best Places to Play Five Stars out of Five
  • Golf Magazine: Top Ten New Courses You Can Play in America 2000
  • Golf Magazine: Top 100 You Can Play in America
  • Golfweek: Top 100 Modern Courses in America (built since 1960)
  • Golfweek: America's Best State by State Public Access Courses
  • LINKS Magazine: Featured as a "Modern Classic"
  • T&L Golf: Top 10 Desert Courses in America
  • T&L Golf: America's Best 100 Courses for $100 or Less
  • Golf and Travel: Top 40 Daily Fee Courses in America

Painted Dunes Golf Course   El Paso, Texas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State
  • Golf Digest: Best Places to Play Four and a Half Stars
  • Golf Digest: Best Golf Values in America
  • Golf Digest: Best Public Courses in Each State
  • T&L Golf: Top 100 Affordable Courses in America

Peachtree Golf Course (Remodeled Greens)   Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's 100 Greatest
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Picacho Hills Country Club   Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Pinon Hills Golf Course   Farmington, New Mexico, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: America's Best Public Golf Course - Municipal
  • Golfweek: Best Municipal Courses in America
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State
  • Golf Digest: Best Places to Play Four and a Half Stars
  • Golfweek: America's Best State by State Public Access Courses
  • T&L Golf: Top 10 Desert Courses in America
  • T&L Golf: America's Best 100 Courses for $100 or Less
  • Athlon Sports: Top 15 Best Bargains in America

Pleasant Valley Country Club   Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Richland Country Club (Remodeled)   Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Tournaments Hosted
  • 1980 US Women's Open

River Oaks Country Club (Remodeled)   Houston, Texas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best in Each State

Stonebriar Country Club   Frisco, Texas, USA

Tournaments Hosted
  • Former Site of Murata Senior PGA Player's Reunion Tournament
  • Former Site of LPGA Skins Game

Sycamore Ridge Golf Course   Spring Hill, Kansas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: Best Public Courses in Each State
  • Golf Magazine: Best Places You Can Play in Each State
  • Zagats: Best Public Course in Kansas City and Kansas
  • Kansas City Star: Best Public Course in Kansas City Area

Timarron Country Club   Southlake, Texas, USA

Awards
  • Golf Digest: #7 Best New Public Course in America 1995

Westwood Country Club (Remodeled)   Houston, Texas, USA

Tournaments Hosted
  • Former Site of PGA Tour Houston Open
  • Former Site of LPGA Tour Houston Open