Awards & Recognitions

2017

Top 50 Golf Courses You Can Play in America (#1) – Golfnewsnet 2017

Best Golf Courses in Minnesota (#8 overall, #2 Public) - Golf Digest 2017/2018

Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play (#2) – Golfweek 2017

 
2016

Best Golf Courses You Can Play in Minnesota (#2) – Golf Magazine 2016

Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play (#2) – Golfweek 2016

Best Resort Courses (#43) – Golfweek 2016

Best 19th hole bar/restaurant (#1 in Minnesota) – Golf Advisor 2016

 
2015

America’s Top 100 Public Courses (#57) – Golf Digest 2015/2016

Best in State (#8 overall, #2 Public) – Golf Digest 2015/2016

Best Courses You Can Play in Minnesota (#2) – Golfweek 2015

Best Resort Courses in America (#40) – Golfweek 2015

Best Casino Courses in America (#9) – Golfweek 2015

 
2014
Best Courses You Can Play - Golfweek 2014 (#1 in Minnesota)
Best Public Golf Courses - Golf Digest 2013/2014 (#2 in Minnesota) 
Best Courses Near You - Golf Magazine 2014 (#2 in Minnesota)
 
2013
America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses – Golf Digest 2013 (#59)
America's Top Resort Courses - Golfweek 2013 (#37)
Top 40 Casino Courses - Golfweek 2013 (#8)
 
2012
Best Resort Courses - Golfweek 2012 (#41)
Best in State – Golf Digest 2012 (#9 in Minnesota)
Top 40 Casino Courses - Golfweek 2012 (#9)
Best Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2012 (#1 in Minnesota)
Golf Course of the Year - Midwest Golf Course Owner's Association
NGF National Customer Satisfaction Top 3 Overall 
4 ½ Star Rating – Golf Digest
 
2011
Best Resort Courses – Golfweek 2011 (#43)
Best Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2011 (#2 in Minnesota)
Best in State – Golf Digest 2011 (#8 in Minnesota)
Best Golf Experience in MN - #1 – Tee Times Reader’s Choice
America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses – Golf Digest 2011 (#40)
4 ½ Star Rating – Golf Digest
 
2010
Best Resort Courses – Golfweek 2010 (#35)
Best Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2010 (#1 in Minnesota)
Top 40 Casino Courses (#9) - Golfweek 2010
2010 GolfWorld Reader’s Choice – Best Resort Course in the nation - #23, #3 in overall value
Top 10 Best Casino Course in the Nation - LINKS Magazine
2010 MGCSA Environmental Leader Award
NGF Highest Customer Loyalty Score – Runner Up
4 ½ Star Rating – Golf Digest
 
2009
Best Resort Courses – GolfWeek 2009
Top 40 Casino Courses (#8) - Golfweek 2009
Best Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2009 (#1 in Minnesota)
4 ½ Star Rating – Golf Digest
 
2008
Top 25 Casino Courses (#9) –GolfWeek 2008.
#2 Best Casino Course in the Nation – Golf Digest 2008
Top 20 Best Tribal Golf Courses -- #5, Native American Casino
Resort of the Year – Minnesota Golfer 2008
Best Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2008 (#3 in Minnesota)
|4 ½ Star Rating – Golf Digest
 
2007
Best Casino Resort Course – Golf Digest 2007 (#2)
Best Resort Courses – Golfweek 2007 (#52)
Best Courses in your State – Minnesota Golf Digest 2007-2008 (#6)
NGF – Customer Loyalty Award for 2006
Best New Courses List – Golfweek 2007 (#34)
Best Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2007 (#1 in Minnesota)
Top 21 Casino Golf Courses – Golfweek 2007 (#10)
 
2006
2005 Best New Upscale Public Resort Course – Golf Digest 2006 (#1)
2005 Top 10 Courses in Minnesota – Golfweek 2006 (#7)
Top 50 New Courses – Golfweek 2006 (#34)
 
2005
Best New Courses to Play – Golf Magazine 2005
2004 Best New Public/Resort Courses – Travel & Leisure Golf 2005