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"I could not be more thrilled that the future superstars of the game are able to compete for their home countries in golf's first appearance in the Youth Olympic Games," said golf icon Gary Player. "I visited our Signature Course at Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club last year, and I have no doubt that it will be a terrific venue. I wish all those competing the best of luck." read more



"Myrtle Beach has as many great layouts as any destination in America, and Golf Magazine's Top 100 You Can Play rankings are further affirmation of the quality of golf we offer," said Bill Golden, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday's president. read more

"We're honored to be recognized as a top 5 course in the state in just our third full season of operation," said Salish Cliffs Head Professional David Kass, PGA. "It's a true testament to the quality of the course, the first-rate amenities at Little Creek Casino Resort and the dedication of the Squaxin Island Tribe." read more

"The state of Mississippi is honored to once again see its golf courses earn this critical distinction," said Malcolm White, Visit Mississippi Director of Tourism. "We hope these rankings encourage people to visit our state and experience the optimal year-round weather, variety of courses and array of popular after-golf activities." read more

"It's rewarding that our vision for an authentic golf experience at Streamsong Resort is being recognized through such prestigious accolades as this ranking from GOLF magazine," said Rich Mack, CFO and executive vice president for The Mosaic Company. "We could not be more proud for Streamsong Red and Streamsong Blue to make such a high debut alongside some of the greatest golf courses in the nation." read more

"GOLF Magazine's recognition is yet another tremendous accolade for The MAX," said Horacio De Leon, Jr., Assistant City Manager, City of Laredo, Texas. "The City of Laredo-owned golf facility is growing in popularity among residents and visitors from around the country and we see increased play as the news continues to spread that we have a splendid one-of-a-kind course." read more

"We congratulate the Sedona Golf Resort on earning Four Stars for Rolling Out the Green Carpet for women golfers," said Debbie Waitkus, a founding partner of NWGA and president of Golf for Cause. "Sedona Golf Resort loves the ladies! Excelling in customer service, the resort is a welcoming facility with strong programming for women." read more

"We're delighted to see Mi Hyang become a part of the Cobblestone Park family," said the club's general manager Tom Graber. "It is a real joy to watch her fluid golf swing on the practice tee and on-course. I think her fellow club members will be able to pick up a few pointers watching her." read more

"This one carries an enormous responsibility. It is a very important project for everyone involved. It is a once in your life opportunity to be a part of the first golf course made for the Olympic Games. When it comes, I hope everyone in Brazil will be proud of the course. Also the world will watch golf on TV for the first time in the Olympics," said Marcelo Matte, owner of Green Grass Brazil. read more

"It's certainly a great honor for all three Palmetto Dunes courses to win South Carolina Course of the Year," said Brad Marra, Vice President of Resort Operations. "The award-winning George Fazio course embodies the values we cherish at Palmetto Dunes - offering year-round championship golf in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry." read more

Tom Doak and his team will design and build a reversible course: two distinct layouts using the same greens but playing clockwise one way and counter clockwise the other way. "This is a concept I have thought about for 30 years," Doak said. "You need the right site and the right client to understand the appeal of it. At Forest Dunes we finally have both." read more

"Congratulations to Moorland and Legends Resorts on being voted Course of the Year, one of the area's highest honors," said Tracy Conner, Executive Director of the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association. "Moorland is one of Myrtle Beach's best and most popular courses, and Legends has always been at the forefront of the area's grow the game and charitable initiatives." read more

"We are proud and privileged manage more top-ranked golf courses that any other management company," said KemperSports Chief Executive Officer Steve Skinner. "These honors are a true testament to the vision of our clients and the quality of the staff that manages each facility." read more

"This is a great opportunity to enhance the overall aesthetics and playing conditions of the Robert Cupp Course at Palmetto Hall Plantation Club. It's like a brand new course now," said Dan Moscar, General Manager of Palmetto Hall Plantation Club. "If you regularly play the course or haven't played in a while we welcome you to stop by and check out the great improvements and I look forward to seeing you on the course." read more

"If you're serious about the game and great courses, spend the cash and play Atlantic City Country Club," wrote GOLF Magazine Architectural Editor Joe Passov. "The ACCC delivers on service, pace of play and a scenic, historic course restored by Tom Doak." read more