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"We hope our members can enjoy all our clubs as they travel throughout the Carolinas for business or pleasure," said John McConnell, founder and president of McConnell Golf. "These are quality venues that will only get better. With the zero cost that members enjoy playing these other courses in our network, this is the best value of any competitive offering." read more

"It's a tremendous accomplishment to our team here at Sea Island that Seaside received such a worthy recognition," said Brannen Veal, director of golf. read more

"These new ratings confirmed what we set out to do at the onset of the project - to make the golf course more playable for the average player, while maintaining and increasing our championship pedigree," said Brady Wilson, general manager, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club. read more

Home to one of the most elite collections of golf courses in the United States, Reynolds Plantation has earned numerous honors - not only for the Oconee Course, but for Great Waters (the venue for this year's inaugural Big Break Invitational), the National Course, The Landing, Plantation and members-only Creek Club design. read more

"Finishing greens is one of the more artistic and detailed things we do and I love getting on a machine and having to spend a couple of days on each green just focused on the minute, strategic side of the subtle contours. It's also very therapeutic," said Tripp Davis. read more

"This prestigious ranking from Golfweek is a great testament to the authentic golf experience at Streamsong and to our team which is so passionate about celebrating the game of golf," said Rich Mack, executive vice president and CFO of The Mosaic Company. read more

"European Tour Properties feature some of the most prestigious golf and lifestyle resorts in Europe and the Middle East and it's pleasing to see our member venues, which are all closely associated with The European Tour, recognised at the inaugural World Golf Awards," said David MacLaren, The European Tour's Director of Property and Venue Development. read more

"It was a real thrill for us to play a leading role in the inaugural World Golf Awards and we feel tremendously honored to win some of its main awards," said John Dwyer, chief executive at Quinta do Lago. "It's our aim at Quinta do Lago to provide the best golfing experience and the success is deserved recognition and testament to the hard work put in by everyone to keep the resort at the head of worldwide golf destinations." read more

"This award cements Modry Las as an international resort that offers a distinctive and exceptional golfing experience," said Pamela Gromadzki, the resort's International Marketing Director. read more

Long heralded as renowned golf course architect Ed Seay's lasting legacy, Old Tabby Links at Spring Island has been described by Arnold Palmer as a walk in a nature park to which the game of golf has been subtly introduced. read more

"This is a humbling honor and a credit to our staff, Little Creek Casino Resort and the unwavering support of our owners, the Squaxin Island Tribe," said Salish Cliffs Head Golf Professional David Kass, PGA. read more

One of the elite venues in the game, the Manele Golf Course is No. 32 overall in the United States. Manele is the No. 2-ranked course out of eight Hawaii Golf destinations on the new list, and one of only two Hawaii courses to crack the top 50. read more

Both Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses to finish construction in the United States in 2014 -- Trump National Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx and Potomac Shores Golf Club in northern Virginia -- have been named to Golf Digest's prestigious "Best New Courses" list, and both rank within the list's top 10. read more

"I have to applaud Royal Palm," said Jack Nicklaus. "It was perhaps early for them to undergo a renovation and re-grassing, but to the club's credit, they were proactive rather than reactive." read more

Pete Dye: "We wanted to come back and make the course better, and we've done that. The Ford Plantation golf course will stand among my finest Southern designs." read more