Golfplan's Awards, Accolades and Tournaments

ARGENTINA

Pilar Golf, Buenos Aires

  • Host of the 2015 Latin America Amateur Championship

BRUNEI

Royal Brunei GC, Jerudong Park

  • Designed for the Sultan of Brunei

CHINA

Grand Shanghai Resort, Kunshan City

  • Tournament Host, China Open (1998)
  • Best Natural Environment Golf Club (China Golf 2002)
  • China’s Best 18 Holes (Golf Digest 2001)
  • Golf Club with the Most Characteristic Fairway (China Golf 1999, 2000)

Qiandaohu Country Club, Hangzhou

  • #1 Best New Golf Club (2008 China Golf Award)
  • #2 Best Golf Course Design (2008 China Golf Award)
  • No. 2 Course in China (China Golf 2009)

Weihai Point Golf & Resort, Weihai

  • Best New International Course (Links Magazine 2008)
  • Runner Up Best New International Course (Golf Inc. 2009)
  • Best Golf Course China (CNBC International Property Awards 2010)

FINLAND

Kerigolf, Kerimaa-Savonlinna

  • 1st, Top Ten Courses in Finland
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in Finland (Golf Digest 2007)

Nordcenter G & CC, Aminnefors

  • 6th, Top Ten Courses in Finland
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 8 in Finland (Golf Digest 2006)

Oulu Golf Course, Oulu

  • Farthest North 36 holes in the World

FRANCE

EuroDisneyland, Paris

  • Inaugural Tournament May, 1993 – Sponsored by Perrier

Golf d’Arcangues, Biarritz

  • The 10 Best Courses in France (Golf Europeen 7/91)
  • 100 Top Courses in France (France Golf 9/91)

Golf du Cap d’Agde, Cap d’Agde

  • 33rd, Top 50 Courses in Europe (Golf World 11/82)
  • 8th, Ten Most “Difficult” in France
  • 100 Top Courses in France (France Golf 9/91)
  • 18 hole Resort Course and 9 hole Teaching Academy

Golf de Frégate, Bandol/St. Cyr-sur-Mer

  • Home course of the European PGA Annual Jezequel Classic Open

Golf de l’Isle Adam, Isle Adam

  • Winning Course for 1996 (Golf Complet du Golfeur)

Massane-Montpellier GC, Baillargues

  • 5th, Ten Most “Difficult” in France
  • 100 Top Courses in France (France Golf 9/91)

INDIA

Delhi Golf Club, New Delhi – Renovation

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in India (Golf Digest 2007)

INDONESIA

Bali Handara CC, Bali – Designed with Thomson and Wolverage

  • 50 Greatest Courses in the World (Golf Magazine, 1979)
  • 50 Greatest Courses in the World (Golf Magazine, 1981)
  • Best Courses – “Eastern Promise”
  • The World’s Best International-Silver Medalist (Golf Magazine, 1989)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 10 in Indonesia (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 7 in Indonesia (Golf Digest 2007)

Jagorawi Golf & Country Club, Jakarta

  • The World Great Golf Courses, Michael Hobbs, Top 40 (1998)
  • Asia’s Top 50 Golf Courses, James Spence, No. 28 (2004)
  • The Finest Golf Courses in of Asia & Australia, James Spence, Top 50 (2005)
  • Best Golf Courses in Indonesia, No. 9 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)

New Kuta Golf Resort, Bali

  • Best New International Course (Links Magazine 2008)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 10 in Indonesia (Golf Digest 2009)
  • Best Courses in Indonesia, No. 3 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)

ITALY

Saturnia Golf Resort, Saturnia

  • Best New Course (Golf Magazine, Italy 2008)
  • Best Golf Course Italy (CNBC International Property Awards 2010)

JAPAN

Bonari Kogen Golf Club, Mt. Bandai National Park, Fukushima Prefecture

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 10 in Japan (Golf Digest 2006)

MALAYSIA

Awana GC, Genting Highlands

  • The World’s Best International-Silver Medalist (Golf Magazine, 1989)
  • 10th, Best Courses Malaysia (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Most Scenic Course (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • 2nd, Most Beautiful Hole, Hole #4 (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • 3rd, Best Facilities Offered (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Courses Without Par, Best Golf in Southeast Asia (1990)

Saujana G & CC, Kuala Lumpur

  • Best Courses – “Eastern Promise”
  • The World’s Best International-Silver Medalist (Golf Magazine, 1989)
  • Best Course in Malaysia (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Most Memorable Course, Malaysia (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Most Difficult Course, Malaysia (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Most Difficult Hole, Hole #2, Malaysia (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Best Maintained Golf Course, Malaysia (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Best Facilities Offered, Malaysia (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Courses Without Par, Best Golf in Southeast Asia (1990)
  • Golf Magazine’s book “100 Best Golf Resorts in the World”
  • No. 69, The 100 Best Golf Courses Outside the US (Golf Digest, 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in Malaysia (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Best Course in Malaysia (Incl. Brunei), No. 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2007)
  • Best Courses in Malaysia, No. 3 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)

POLAND

Krakow Valley Golf Club, Krakow

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in Poland (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in Poland (Golf Digest 2007)

PHILIPPINES

Anvaya Cove Golf & Sports Club, Subic Bay

  • Best New Course in Asia Pacific (Asian Golf Monthly, 2014)
  • Best Course in the Philippines (Asian Golf Monthly, 2015)

PORTUGAL

Carvoeiro Resort, Carvoeiro, Algarve

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 13 in Portugal (Golf Digest 2006)

SINGAPORE

Sentosa Golf Club, Serapong Course, Sentosa Island

  • 3rd, Best Courses in Singapore (Golf Malaysia, August 1994)
  • 3rd, Most Difficult Hole, Hole #15 (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Courses Without Par, Best Golf in Southeast Asia (1990)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in Singapore (Golf Digest 2007)
  • Host of Singapore Open (2005-07)
  • Asia – British Open Qualifying Course 2005-07
  • Host Venue of the Year by members of the Asian Tour (2006)
  • Best Course in Singapore (Asian Golf Monthly, 2006)
  • Asia’s top 5 Championship Courses (Asian Golf Monthly, 2006)
  • Best Course in Singapore (Asian Golf Monthly, 2005)
  • Best Golf & Country Club (Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2004-05)
  • World Qualifying Rounds for the Dunhill Cup (1988)
  • Best Championship Course in Asia, No. 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2007)
  • Best Course in Singapore, No. 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2007)
  • Host of the Barclays Singapore Open & LPGA Tour HSBC Women’s Champions
  • Best Golf Course in Singapore, No. 1 (Golf Digest, 2013)
  • Rolex World’s Top 1000 Golf Courses (2013)
  • Best Course in Singapore, N0 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)
  • 1st Runner-up Best Championship Course in Asia pacific (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)
  • Asia’s 10 Most Elite Golf Courses (Forbes Magazine, 2013)
  • Best Courses in Singapore, No. 4 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 58 (Golf Digest, 2016)

Tanah Merah CC, Changi

  • 2nd, Best Courses in Singapore (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Most Memorable Course, Singapore (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Best Maintained Course, Singapore (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Best Facilities Offered, Singapore (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • 2nd, Most Scenic Course, Singapore (Golf Malaysia, August 1991)
  • Host of the 1996 Johnny Walker Classic
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in Singapore (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in Singapore (Golf Digest 2007)
  • Best Course in Asia, No. 2 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2007)
  • Best Course in Singapore, No. 2 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2007)
  • Best Clubhouse in Asia, No. 3 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2007)

SOUTH AFRICA

Pezula Golf Club, Knysna

  • Most Environmentally Aware Development in the World, Gold Medal (Homes Overseas Awards 2005)
  • Best Luxury Development, Gold Medal (Homes Overseas Awards 2005)
  • Best Golf Development, Silver Medal (Homes Overseas Awards 2006)
  • Best Sustainable Development, Silver Medal (Homes Overseas Awards 2006)
  • Best South African Development, Gold Medal (Homes Overseas Awards 2006)
  • Best Luxury Development, Gold Medal (Homes Overseas Awards 2006)
  • Developer of the Year, Gold Medal (Homes Overseas Awards 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 12 in South Africa (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 15 in South Africa (Golf Digest 2007)
  • No. 7 Course in 20 Best Golf Resorts of the World (PrimeLocation.com 2010)

SOUTH KOREA

Asiana Country Club, Yonginku, Kyun-do

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 10 in South Korea (Golf Digest 2006)

Haesley Nine Bridges, Yeoju

  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 72 (Golf Digest, 2014)
  • The 2013 Platinum Clubs of the World
  • Best Courses in Korea, No. 7 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)
  • Voted “Favorite Venue on Tour” by the Asian PGA Tour players following the K.J. Choi Invitational (2014)

The Club at Nine Bridges, Jeju Island

  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked 79 (Golf Digest, 2016)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 43 (Golf Magazine, 2015)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 45 (Golf Magazine, 2013)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 49 (Golf Magazine, 2011)
  • Top 50 Golf Courses in the World in the last 50 years: Ranked No. 20 (Golf Magazine, 2010)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 55 (Golf Magazine, 2009)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 60 (Golf Magazine, 2007)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 96 (Golf Magazine, 2005)
  • Top 100 Private Clubs in the World (Golf Magazine, 2004)
  • 100 Best Courses Outside the United States, No. 33 (Golf Digest 2012)
  • 100 Best Courses Outside the United States, No 64 (Golf Digest 2009)
  • 100 Best Courses Outside the United States, No. 45 (Golf Digest 2007)
  • Top 100 Golf Courses in the World: Ranked No. 59 (Golf Digest, 2014)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in South Korea (Golf Digest 2009)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in South Korea (Golf Digest 2007)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 3 in South Korea (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Best Course in Japan/Korea, No. 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2007)
  • Best Course in Asia Pacific, No. 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2012)
  • Best Course in Korea, No. 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2012)
  • Best Course in Korea, No. 1 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)

Pine Beach Golf Links, Haenam

  • Best New Course (Golf Magazine Korea, 2009)
  • Best New Courses (Links Magazine, 2009)
  • Best Course in Korea, No. 2 (Asian Golf Monthly, 2013)
  • No. 1 Course in Korea (Golf Magazine Korea, 2004)
  • Top 50 Golf Courses in the World in the last 50 Years: Ranked #20 (Golf Magazine, 2009)

SWEDEN

Molndals Golfklub, Lindome

  • Best Course in Sweden (Swedish Golf Journalism Association)

TAIWAN – REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Orient Golf Club, Linkou

  • Most Popular Daily Fee Course in Taiwan
  • Best Course in Taiwan, No. 3 (Asian Golf Monthly 2007)

Lin Kou Golf Club, Lin kou

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 7 in Taiwan (Golf Digest 2007)

TUNISIA

El Kantaoui GC, Port El Kantaoui – Designed with Thomson & Wolveridge

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 8 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2006)

Golf Citrus, Hammamet

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 3 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 4 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2007))
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in Tunisia(La Foret) (Golf Digest 2009)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 5 in Tunisia(Les Oliviers) (Golf Digest 2009)

Golf de Flamingo, Monastir

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2007)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2009)

Golf de Tabarka, Tabarka

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 1 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2006)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 2 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2007)

The Oasis Golf Club, Tozeur

  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 3 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2007)
  • Planet Golf World Rankings, No. 3 in Tunisia (Golf Digest 2009)

UNITED STATES

California

Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Course, San Diego

  • 20th, Top 25 Public Golf Courses for 1991, (California Golf 6/92)
  • 20th, Top 25 Public Golf Courses for 1992, (California Golf 6/93)
  • 3 Stars, San Diego: Golf in the Big Leagues, (Golf Digest 2/96)
  • San Diego, Where to Play, (Golf Magazine 2/96)

Desert Falls Country Club, Desert Falls

  • Top 5 Courses by Slope Rating – Palm Springs Area
  • Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament Site

Eagle Ridge, Gilroy

  • No. 27 – Best Courses for Women (Golf for Women magazine 2001)

Oakhurst Country Club, Clayton

  • Best New Course in Northern California 1990 (California Golf)
  • 5th California Golf Top 25 Public Affordable Golf Courses 1990
  • Included in Best 18 holes in the East Bay 1994 & 95 (Oakland Tribune & Valley Herald)

Redhawk Country Club, Temecula

  • 7th, Top 25 Golf Courses for 1993, Public (California Golf 6/93)
  • 19th, Top 25 Golf Courses for 1993, Overall (California Golf 6/93)
  • 4 Stars, San Diego: Golf in the Big Leagues, (Golf Digest 2/96)
  • “The Musts”, San Diego, Where to Play, (Golf Magazine 2/96)

Windsor Golf Course, Windsor

  • 8th California Golf Top 25 Public Affordable Golf Courses
  • Rated Among the Top 3 Courses on the Nike US Professional Tour
  • 19th, Top 25 Public Courses, N. Calif. & N. Nevada 1996 (Golf Today 1996)
New Jersey

Shore Gate Golf Club, Ocean View

  • Golf Magazine 2002 Top 10 You Can Play
  • Ranked #9 in New Jersey, Golf Magazine 2010 Top 100 Best Courses Near You
  • Golf Digest 2003 Top 10 Best New Upscale Public Courses in America
  • Golf Digest 2005 No. 2 Public Course in New Jersey
  • 4½ stars Golf Digest 2006-07 Places to Play
  • Golf Digest 2009 No. 20 Best in State
Washington

Kayak Point Golf Course, Stanwood

  • List of Most Beautiful Holes – Stanwood
  • Top 75 Public Courses in the United States (Golf Digest, 1991-1996)