Distinguished Golf Destinations - OFFICIAL LIST

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To be a Distinguished Golf Destination is to be one of only a few, highly select top resorts, semi-private, daily fee, and public golf courses that are recognized as providing a Golf Experience at a level attained by only the finest of such establishments in the world. Below is the current list of Distinguished Golf Destinations as determined by a thorough vetting and awarding process conducted by BoardRoom magazine’s Distinguished Golf Destinations team of industry specialists.

In order to be listed below, a club must be a Distinguished Golf Destination in “good standing,” which means, among other criteria, that the club has earned Distinguished Golf Destination award status in accordance with Distinguished Golf Destinations’ awarding methodology within the past 12 months.                                                  

Present Distinguished Golf Destinations listed in alphabetical order:

American Dunes Golf Club

American Dunes Golf Club

Grand Haven, Michigan
Doug Bell, General Manager
Arroyo Golf Club

Arroyo Golf Club

Las Vegas, Nevada
Thom Blinkinsop, Regional General Manager
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Bandon, Oregon
Don Crowe, General Manager
Bella Collina

Bella Collina

Montverde, Florida
Kevin Baker, General Manager
Big Cedar Lodge

Big Cedar Lodge

Ridgedale, Missouri
Johnny Morris, Owner/Founder
Birck Boilermaker

Birck Boilermaker

West Lafayette, Indiana
Tanner Ball, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Black Desert Resort

Black Desert Resort

Ivins, Utah
Colby Cowan, General Manager
Boyne Golf

Boyne Golf

Harbor Springs, Michigan
Bernie Friedrich, PGA, SVP, Golf Ops & Resort Sales
The Breakers Palm Beach

The Breakers Palm Beach

Palm Beach, Florida
Tricia Taylor, President, President
Classic Club

Classic Club

Palm Desert, California
Greg Rubino, PGA, CMAA, General Manager
Desert Willow Golf Resort

Desert Willow Golf Resort

Palm Desert, California
Derek White, PGA, CMAA, General Manager
Devils Knob Golf at Wintergreen Resort

Devils Knob Golf at Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen, Virginia
Jay Gamble, General Manager
The Dunes Golf & Beach Club

The Dunes Golf & Beach Club

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Gavin Arsenault, CCM, General Manager
Fisher Island Club

Fisher Island Club

Fisher Island, Florida
Michelle Simpson, General Manager
French Lick Resort

French Lick Resort

French Lick, Indiana
Chuck Franz, General Manager
Gamble Sands Resort

Gamble Sands Resort

Brewster, Washington
Blake Froling, PGA, General Manager

Golf Les Dunes

Adadir,
Azzedine Chabi, General Manager

Golf Oued Fes

Fes,
Jaouad Layachi, General Manager

Golf Tazegzout

Tagezout,
Azzedine Chabi, General Manager
The Grand Golf Club

The Grand Golf Club

San Diego, California
Eric Wilson, Director of Golf
Grandover Resort & Spa

Grandover Resort & Spa

Greensboro, North Carolina
Kelly Harrill, General Manager
Great River Golf Club

Great River Golf Club

Milford, Connecticut
Jason Loomis, PGA, Executive Director
Half Moon Bay Golf Links

Half Moon Bay Golf Links

Half Moon Bay, California
Oliver Javier, General Manager

Hammock Beach Resort

Palm Coast, Florida
Brad Hauer, General Manager
Harbor Shores Resort

Harbor Shores Resort

Benton Harbor, Michigan
Joshua Doxtator, General Manager
Innisbrook, A Salamander Resort

Innisbrook, A Salamander Resort

Palm Harbor, Florida
J Michael Williams, Managing Director
Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island, South Carolina
William Lacey, General Manager
Kiva Dunes

Kiva Dunes

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Mark Stillings, General Manager
The Club at Kukui`ula

The Club at Kukui`ula

Koloa, Hawaii
Brian Hallberg, General Manager
Lake of Isles Golf Club and Resort

Lake of Isles Golf Club and Resort

North Stonington, Connecticut
Marc Guiseppi, General Manager
Metamora Fields Golf Club

Metamora Fields Golf Club

Metamora, Illinois
Matt Rogers, General Manager
Mission Inn Resort & Club

Mission Inn Resort & Club

Howey In The Hills, Florida
Cindy Staley, General Manager
Monarch Beach Golf Links

Monarch Beach Golf Links

Dana Point, California
Eric Lohman, PGA, General Manager
Mossy Oak Golf Club

Mossy Oak Golf Club

West Point, Mississippi
Engin Tuntcay, General Manager
Nemacolin

Nemacolin

Farmington, Pennsylvania
Trey Matheu, General Manager
North Palm Beach Country Club

North Palm Beach Country Club

North Palm Beach, Florida
Beth Davis, CCM, General Manager
The Ocean Club at Atlantis Paradise Island

The Ocean Club at Atlantis Paradise Island

Paradise Island,
Robbie Leming, PGA, CMAA, General Manager
Old Waverly Golf Club

Old Waverly Golf Club

West Point, Mississippi
Engin Tuntcay, General Manager
Omni Barton Creek

Omni Barton Creek

Austin, Texas
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The Omni Homestead Resort

The Omni Homestead Resort

Hot Springs, Virginia
Mark Spadoni, General Manager
Omni PGA Frisco Resort

Omni PGA Frisco Resort

Frisco, Texas
Jeff Smith, Vice President & Managing Director
PGA Golf Club

PGA Golf Club

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Jeremy Wiernasz, General Manager

PGA National Golf Club

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Cody Sherrill, General Manager
Pinehurst Country Club

Pinehurst Country Club

Pinehurst, North Carolina
Ben Bridgers, General Manager
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Michael Gordon, Vice President & General Manager
The Preserve Sporting Club & Residences

The Preserve Sporting Club & Residences

Richmond, Rhode Island
Phil Santomaro, CCM, CCEAAS, General Manager
Rancho Bernardo Inn

Rancho Bernardo Inn

San Diego, California
Jamie Lemon, General Manager
Red Rock Country Club

Red Rock Country Club

Las Vegas, Nevada
Thom Blinkinsop, Regional General Manager
Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club

Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club

Destin, Florida
Michael Giammaresi, PGA, General Manager
The Resort at Pelican Hill

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Newport Coast, California
Gerard Widder, Managing Director

Royal Golf dar Es Salam

Rabat,
Hicham Berdai, General Manager

Royal Golf El Jadida

El Jadida,
Reda Bensalah, General Manager

Royal Golf Fes

Fes,
Jaouad Layachi, General Manager
Salish Cliffs Golf Club

Salish Cliffs Golf Club

Shelton, Washington
Tyler Brown, PGA, Head Golf Professional
Sea Island Resort

Sea Island Resort

Sea Island, Georgia
Scott Steilen, CEO, Chief Executive Officer
Seaview Golf Resort

Seaview Golf Resort

Galloway, New Jersey
Rob Morgan, General Manager
Sequoyah National Golf Club

Sequoyah National Golf Club

Whittier, North Carolina
Brad Adams, PGA, General Manager
Seven Canyons Golf Club

Seven Canyons Golf Club

Sedona, Arizona
Cheryl Shipe, COO, Chief Operating Officer
Siena Golf Club

Siena Golf Club

Las Vegas, Nevada
Thom Blinkinsop, Regional General Manager
Silverado Resort

Silverado Resort

Napa, California
David Karam, Golf Operations Manager
SilverRock Resort

SilverRock Resort

La Quinta, California
Randy Duncan, PGA, General Manager & DOG
Sonnenalp Club

Sonnenalp Club

Edwards, Colorado
James Miller, PGA, CCM, General Manager
The Sports Club at Las Colinas

The Sports Club at Las Colinas

Irving, Texas
Auggie Barrios, General Manager
Stoney Creek Golf at Wintergreen Resort

Stoney Creek Golf at Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen, Virginia
Jay Gamble, General Manager
Streamsong Resort

Streamsong Resort

Bowling Green, Florida
Kevin Kennedy, General Manager
The Links at Terranea Resort

The Links at Terranea Resort

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Marc Marini, PGA, Director of Golf Operations
Timber Banks Golf Club

Timber Banks Golf Club

Baldwinsville, New York
Amy Preble, General Manager
Treetops Resort

Treetops Resort

Gaylord, Michigan
Barry Owens, General Manager
Turning Stone Resort Casino

Turning Stone Resort Casino

Verona, New York
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Verrado Golf Club

Verrado Golf Club

Buckeye, Arizona
Troy Thivierge, General Manager
Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Orlando, Florida
Ryan Fitzgerald, General Manager
Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame

Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana
Kyle Demeter, Head Golf Professional
Weaver Ridge Golf Club

Weaver Ridge Golf Club

Peoria, Illinois
Matt Rogers, General Manager
Whistling Straits

Whistling Straits

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
James Richerson, General Manager
The Woodlands Club

The Woodlands Club

Farmington, Pennsylvania
Chris Anderson, Director of Golf Operations
The Country Club at Woodloch Springs

The Country Club at Woodloch Springs

Hawley, Pennsylvania
Matthew Kiesendahl, General Manager
World Golf Village

World Golf Village

St Augustine, Florida
Lon Grundy, General Manager