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Awards and Honors

Corporate Awards and Honors
Listed below are a few of the awards and honors CourseCo properties have received. 
 
Date Golf Course Authority Award/Recognition

10/16/2020

Ancil Hoffman

CGCOA

2020 Community Environmental – Ancil Hoffman Golf Course, Sacramento; CA

1/27/20

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2019 President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship - Gary Ingram, Learn More

1/27/20

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2019 Healthy Land Stewardship Award - Gary Ingram, Learn More

1/27/20

Boundary Oak

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2019 Innovative Conservation Award - Jay Neunsinger, Learn More

1/27/20

Columbia Point

GCSAA/Golf Digest

Runner Up Honor, 2019 Healthy Land Stewardship Award, Learn More

1/16/20

CourseCo

NGF

National Golf Foundation Names CourseCo a Top 100 Business in Golf, Learn More

02/06/19

CourseCo

GCSAA

2018 President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship

02/07/18

Boundary Oak

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2017 ELGA - National Public Winner - Jay Neunsinger

02/07/18

Columbia Point

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2017 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Mark Condos

02/07/18

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2017 ELGA - Merit Winner - Darin Pakkala

02/07/18

Glendoveer

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2017 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Gary Heath

02/07/18

Las Positas

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2017 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Mark Condos

02/07/18

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2017 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Gary Ingram

02/07/18

Palouse Ridge

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2017 ELGA - Merit Winner - Michael Bednar

03/07/17

Napa

City of Napa

2017 Recycling Award - Outstanding Leader in Recycling and Composting

02/07/17

Boundary Oak

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Jay Neunsinger

02/07/17

Columbia Point

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Carl Thompson

02/07/17

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Merit Winner - Darin Pakkala

02/07/17

Glendoveer

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Merit Winner - Gary Heath

02/07/17

Juniper

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Kurt Noonan

02/07/17

Las Positas

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Merit Winner - Mark Condos

02/07/17

Mather

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Mahmud Ayeb

02/07/17

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Gary Ingram

02/07/17

Napa

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Merit Winner - Jeremy Payne

02/07/17

Pacific Grove

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Merit Winner - Robert Esposo

02/07/17

Palouse Ridge

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Michael Bednar

02/07/17

Sun Willows

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2016 ELGA - Merit Winner - Ron Kuhns

04/06/16

Crystal Springs

Green Business Program

Certified as a Green Business

04/01/16

Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce

Award of Excellence - Best Management Team - CourseCo

03/03/16

Mather

United States Congress

Congressional Recognition - 2015 Chairman's Award - Rancho Cordova Chamber

02/01/16

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Darin Pakkala

02/01/16

Glendoveer

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Gary Heath

02/01/16

Las Positas

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Overall and National Public Winner - Mark Condos

02/01/16

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Merit Winner - Public Facilities - Don Paul

02/01/16

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Gary Ingram

02/01/16

Palouse Ridge

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Michael Bednar

09/01/15

Glendoveer

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

08/21/15

Palouse Ridge

Links Magazine

Ranked #2 - Top 10 College Courses

12/09/14

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2014 ELGA - Merit Winner - Public Facility

12/09/14

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2014 ELGA - National Public and Overall Winner - Gary Ingram

05/27/14

Sun Willows

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

04/11/14

Las Positas

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

02/12/14

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2013 ELGA - Chapter Award - Public Facilities

12/05/13

Columbia Point

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

10/09/13

Juniper

Oregon GCSAA

2013 Michael S. Hindahl Environmental Award of Excellence - Kurt Noonan Recipient

05/26/13

Columbia Point

Tri-City Herald

2013 Winner of the People's Choice Award - Golf Course

05/01/13

Valley Oaks

Audubon International

Re-Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

02/06/13

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2012 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

02/06/13

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2012 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

12/28/12

Riverside

NCGA

Awarded Premier Status/Maximum Point Ranking

08/01/12

Crystal Springs

Forbes Travel Guide

Ranked #3 of the Top Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

06/29/12

Juniper

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

03/01/12

Palouse Ridge

LINKS Magazine

Ranked #2 of the Top 10 College Courses

02/26/12

CourseCo

CGCOA

Inaugural Community Environmental Award

02/23/12

Boundary Oak

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

02/07/12

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2011 ELGA National Public and Overall Winner - Tim Powers

02/07/12

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2011 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

02/07/12

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2011 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

01/09/12

Callippe

GreensKeeper.org

2011 Best Value "Worth The Green Fee" award - East Bay Area

12/16/11

Napa

US Commerce Association

2011 Best of Napa - Public Golf Course category

11/15/11

Columbia Point

Western Golf Alliance

2012 "Where You Can Rip It" rankings - #3 Eastern Washington

11/15/11

Palouse Ridge

Western Golf Alliance

2012 "Where You Can Rip It" rankings - #1 Eastern Washington

11/15/11

Sun Willows

Western Golf Alliance

2012 "Where You Can Rip It" rankings - #9 Eastern Washington

10/14/11

Boundary

Board of Supervisors - Certificate of Recognition

Certificate of Recognition for Improved Recreation Facility

07/01/11

Boundary

Diablo Magazine

Best of the East Bay 2011 Winner - Golf Course

06/27/11

Boundary Oak

Diablo Magazine

Named Best Golf Course of the East Bay

04/05/11

Palouse Ridge

Golf Digest

Ranked #7 in the State of Washington for “Best in the State”

04/05/11

Palouse Ridge

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked #3 in the State of Washington for “courses you can play”

01/20/11

Callippe

GreensKeeper.org

BEST value "Worth The Green Fee" award for East Bay Area

01/13/11

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2010 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities - GCSA of Northern California

01/13/11

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2010 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities – GCSA of Northern California

01/13/11

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2010 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities  – GCSA of Northern California

11/01/10

Callippe

Aces Magazine

Named #2 Best East Bay Course

11/01/10

Callippe

Aces Magazine

Named #2 Overall Best Value in Nor. California

10/15/10

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

Recertified as a Wildlife at Work Habitat

10/14/10

Palouse Ridge

Cascade Golfer

Named Best “Destination” Course for Puget Sound Golfers – Will be in December 2010 Issue

08/05/10

Palouse Ridge

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

07/01/10

Boundary

Diablo Magazine

Named Best Golf Course in the Best of the East Bay - Fun & Nightlife

05/06/10

Callippe

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked 47th Best Municipal Golf Course 2009-2010

03/17/10

Palouse Ridge

Links Magazine

Named among the Top 25 College Courses in the country.

01/11/10

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities – Central California GCSA

01/11/10

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities – GCSA of Northern California

01/11/10

Deep Cliff

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Merit Award for Public Facilities – GCSA of Northern California

01/11/10

Mather

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Merit Award for Public Facilities – Sierra Nevada GCSA

01/11/10

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities (tie) – California GCSA

01/11/10

Riverside

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities (tie) – California GCSA

01/01/10

Palouse Ridge

Golf Digest – January 2007 Issue

Ranked #2 Best New Public Course

12/18/09

Metropolitan

GCSANC

Gary Ingram, CGCS, Named Superintendent of the Year

07/02/09

Callippe

Pleasanton  Weekly

2009 Readers Choice Award for Best Golf Course

06/09/09

Callippe

Golfweek Magazine

Named one of the Best Municipal Courses in the nation for 2008-2009

03/23/09

Palouse Ridge

GolfWeek Magazine

Ranked Number 2 in Washington in the State-by-State guide

03/20/09

Palouse Ridge

Links Magazine

Ranked 16th of 25 Top College Courses in the Country

02/28/09

CourseCo

The First Tee

Tom Isaak presented with The Founders Award

01/05/09

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2008 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

01/05/09

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2008 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

01/05/09

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2008 ELGA Merit Award for Public Facilities

01/01/09

Callippe

GreensKeeper.org

Most Worth the Green Fee award for all of Northern California for 2008

12/01/08

Palouse Ridge

Golf Magazine – January 2009 Edition

Ranked 7th of 10 – The Top 10 New Courses You Can Play

11/01/08

Palouse Ridge

Travel & Leisure Golf Magazine

Ranked 9th of 10 - 2008 Best New Golf Courses

10/25/08

Palouse Ridge

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked 15th of 50 – Best New Golf Courses

10/01/08

Metropolitan

NCGA Golf Magazine

Readers Choice for Best Driving Range in the East Bay

05/01/08

Deep Cliff

Audubon International

Recertified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

03/01/08

CourseCo, Inc

Golf Inc.

Top 20 Most Admired Operators

02/07/08

Napa

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

01/31/08

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2007 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

01/31/08

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2007 ELGA Merit Winner

10/10/07

Los Lagos

Northern California PGA

Teacher of the Year – Matt Flenniken

10/01/07

Los Lagos

Golf Inc.

Top 20 Most Admired Operators

07/01/07

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

Best of the 2007 Birdwatching Open - Best of Pacific Flyway

06/01/07

Deep Cliff

Golf Range Magazine

Top Short Courses in America 2007

03/27/07

Eureka

Times-Standard

2007 Reader's Choice Award-Best of North Coast-Best Golf Store

12/21/06

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2006 ELGA Chapter Winner for Public Facilities

12/11/06

Callippe

Golf Digest – January 2007 Issue

Ranked 9 of 10 "Best New Public Under $75" 

10/27/06

Los Lagos

National Golf Course Owners Association

2007 NGCOA Player Development Award

10/27/06

Rancho

National Golf Course Owners Association

2007 NGCOA Player Development Award

10/10/06

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

Recertification as a Cooperative Sanctuary

07/01/06

Riverside

Fresno Magazine

Best of Fresno – Best Public Golf Course

06/27/06

Rancho

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

06/07/06

Callippe

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

03/08/06

Callippe

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked 6th of 15 in California on America's Best Golf Courses List - State by State - Public Access

03/07/06

Mather

Audubon International

Recertification as a Cooperative Sanctuary

03/03/06

Riverside

Audubon International

Recertification as a Cooperative Sanctuary

03/01/06

Eureka

City of Eureka

Proclamation of Recognition - environmental work on the course.

01/19/06

Deep Cliff

National Golf Foundation

2005 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

01/19/06

Los Lagos

National Golf Foundation

2005 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

01/19/06

Mather

National Golf Foundation

2005 CLASP Award - Runner up - Municipal Facilities

01/17/06

CourseCo, Inc

GCSANC

George Santana Distinguished Service Award – Ray Davies, CGCS

01/17/06

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2005 ELGA Chapter Winner for Public Facilities

01/17/06

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2005 ELGA National Public and Overall Winner - Alan Andreasen

01/01/06

Los Lagos

GCSANC

2005 Turfgrass Excellence Award

12/13/05

Deep Cliff

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

10/11/05

Valley Oaks

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

05/03/05

Los Lagos

City of San Jose

City Commendation for habitat preservation, community recreation, and open space.

02/28/05

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2004 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

02/28/05

Crystal Springs

GCSANC

2004 Turfgrass Excellence Award Public Category

02/28/05

Eureka

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2004 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

02/28/05

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2004 ELGA Chapter Winner for Public Facilities

02/17/05

Metropolitan

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

01/25/05

Los Lagos

National Golf Foundation

2004 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

10/22/04

Eureka

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

04/14/04

Los Lagos

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

03/18/04

Los Lagos

PGA

President's Council Recognition for Promoting Golf

02/25/04

Foxtail

Golf Inc.

Inaugural Renovation of the Year Award - Runner up Daily Fee

02/01/04

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2003 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

02/01/04

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2003 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

02/01/04

Mather

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2003 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

01/22/04

Deep Cliff

National Golf Foundation

2003 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

01/22/04

Los Lagos

National Golf Foundation

2003 CLASP Award - (1st) Runner up - Daily Fee Category

01/22/04

Riverside

National Golf Foundation

2003 CLASP Award - Runner up - Municipal Category

12/01/03

CourseCo, Inc

State of California

Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award  - Sustainable Practices

11/18/03

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

International Recognition for Habitat Conservation

09/30/03

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

Wildlife Habitat Council Re-certification

08/06/03

Riverside

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

07/15/03

Lawrence Links

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

06/04/03

Mather

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

06/01/03

Riverside

The Central Valley Magazine

Best in the Central Valley - Readers Choice Award – Summer 2003

03/05/03

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2002 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

01/23/01

CourseCo, Inc

GCSANC

2000 Superintendent of the Year – Ray Davies, CGCS

01/01/00

CourseCo, Inc

Golfdom Magazine

Golfdom - Person of the Year – Ray Davies, CGCS

12/01/99

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

In top 200 on the "Best of Environmental Golf List"

10/20/99

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

01/15/99

Crystal Springs

State of California/EPA

Waste Reduction Award for recycling

12/09/98

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

First Golf Course in US certified by a Wildlife Habitat

07/15/98

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

ELGA - National Award for Public Golf Courses 

06/01/98

Crystal Springs

USGA National Bentgrass Trial

1998-2000 On-Site Bentgrass Trial Location

01/15/98

Crystal Springs

State of California/EPA

Waste Reduction Award for recycling

01/01/98

Crystal Springs

GCSAA

Environmental Steward Award - Western United States

01/15/97

Crystal Springs

State of California/EPA

Waste Reduction Award for recycling

01/01/97

Crystal Springs

Peninsula Conservation Center Foundation

Award for Land Use Planning & Management in Environmental Golf Course Management 

05/15/90

Riverside

National Golf Foundation

Achievement in Public Golf: Golf Course Maintenance

05/15/90

Riverside

National Golf Foundation

Promotion of Public Golf

Date

Golf Course

Authority

Award/Recognition

4/1/2016

Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce

Award of Excellence - Best Management Team - CourseCo

4/6/2016

Crystal Springs

Green Business Program

Certified as a Green Business

3/3/2016

Mather

United States Congress

Congressional Recognition - 2015 Chairman's Award - Rancho Cordova Chamber

2/1/2016

Las Positas

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Overall and National Public Winner - Mark Condos

2/1/2016

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Merit Winner - Public Facilities - Don Paul

2/1/2016

Palouse Ridge

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Michael Bednar

2/1/2016

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Gary Ingram

2/1/2016

Glendoveer

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Gary Heath

2/1/2016

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2015 ELGA - Chapter Winner - Public Facilities - Darin Pakkala

9/1/2015

Glendoveer

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

8/21/2015

Palouse Ridge

Links Magazine

Ranked #2 - Top 10 College Courses

12/9/2014

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2014 ELGA - Overall Winner - Gary Ingram

12/9/2014

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2014 ELGA - Merit Winner - Public Facility

5/27/2014

Sun Willows

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

4/11/2014

Las Positas

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

2/12/2014

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2013 ELGA - Chapter Award - Public Facilities

12/5/2013

Columbia Point

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

10/9/2013

Juniper

Oregon GCSAA

2013 Michael S. Hindahl Environmental Award of Excellence - Kurt Noonan Recipient

5/26/2013

Columbia Point

Tri-City Herald

2013 Winner of the People's Choice Award - Golf Course

5/1/2013

Valley Oaks

Audubon International

Re-Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

2/6/2013

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2012 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

2/6/2013

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2012 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

12/28/2012

Riverside

NCGA

Awarded Premier Status/Maximum Point Ranking

8/1/2012

Crystal Springs

Forbes Travel Guide

Ranked #3 of the Top Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

6/29/2012

Juniper

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

3/1/2012

Palouse Ridge

LINKS Magazine

Ranked #2 of the Top 10 College Courses

2/26/2012

CourseCo

CGCOA

Inaugural Community Environmental Award

2/23/2012

Boundary Oak

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

2/7/2012

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2011 ELGA National Public and Overall Winner

2/7/2012

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2011 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

2/7/2012

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2011 ELGA Merit Winner Public Courses

1/9/2012

Callippe

GreensKeeper.org

2011 Best Value "Worth The Green Fee" award - East Bay Area

12/16/2011

Napa

US Commerce Association

2011 Best of Napa - Public Golf Course category

11/15/2011

Sun Willows

Western Golf Alliance

2012 "Where You Can Rip It" rankings - #9 Eastern Washington

11/15/2011

Columbia Point

Western Golf Alliance

2012 "Where You Can Rip It" rankings - #3 Eastern Washington

11/15/2011

Palouse Ridge

Western Golf Alliance

2012 "Where You Can Rip It" rankings - #1 Eastern Washington

10/14/2011

Boundary

Board of Supervisors - Certificate of Recognition

Certificate of Recognition for Improved Recreation Facility

7/1/2011

Boundary

Diablo Magazine

Best of the East Bay 2011 Winner - Golf Course

6/27/2011

Boundary Oak

Diablo Magazine

Named Best Golf Course of the East Bay

4/5/2011

Palouse Ridge

Golf Digest

Ranked #7 in the State of Washington for “Best in the State”

4/5/2011

Palouse Ridge

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked #3 in the State of Washington for “courses you can play”

1/20/2011

Callippe

GreensKeeper.org

BEST value "Worth The Green Fee" award for East Bay Area

1/13/2011

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2010 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities – GCSA of Northern California

1/13/2011

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2010 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities - GCSA of Northern California

1/13/2011

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2010 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities  – GCSA of Northern California

11/1/2010

Callippe

Named #2 Overall Best Value in Nor. California

Aces Magazine

11/1/2010

Callippe

Named #2 Best East Bay Course

Aces Magazine

10/15/2010

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

Recertified as a Wildlife at Work Habitat

10/14/2010

Palouse Ridge

Cascade Golfer

Named Best “Destination” Course for Puget Sound Golfers – Will be in December 2010 Issue

8/5/2010

Palouse Ridge

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

7/1/2010

Boundary

Diablo Magazine

Named Best Golf Course in the Best of the East Bay - Fun & Nightlife

5/6/2010

Callippe

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked 47th Best Municipal Golf Course 2009-2010

3/17/2010

Palouse Ridge

Links Magazine

Named among the Top 25 College Courses in the country.

1/11/2010

Mather

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Merit Award for Public Facilities – Sierra Nevada GCSA

1/11/2010

Deep Cliff

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Merit Award for Public Facilities – GCSA of Northern California

1/11/2010

Riverside

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities (tie) – California GCSA

1/11/2010

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities (tie) – California GCSA

1/11/2010

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities – GCSA of Northern California

1/11/2010

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2009 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities – Central California GCSA

1/1/2010

Palouse Ridge

Golf Digest – January 2007 Issue

Ranked #2 Best New Public Course

12/18/2009

Metropolitan

GCSANC

Gary Ingram, CGCS, Named Superintendent of the Year

7/2/2009

Callippe

Pleasanton  Weekly

2009 Readers Choice Award for Best Golf Course

6/9/2009

Callippe

Golfweek Magazine

Named one of the Best Municipal Courses in the nation for 2008-2009

3/23/2009

Palouse Ridge

GolfWeek Magazine

Ranked Number 2 in Washington in the State-by-State guide

3/20/2009

Palouse Ridge

Links Magazine

Ranked 16th of 25 Top College Courses in the Country

2/28/2009

CourseCo

The First Tee

Tom Isaak presented with The Founders Award

1/5/2009

Metropolitan

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2008 ELGA Merit Award for Public Facilities

1/5/2009

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2008 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

1/5/2009

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2008 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

1/1/2009

Callippe

GreensKeeper.org

Most Worth the Green Fee award for all of Northern California for 2008

12/1/2008

Palouse Ridge

Golf Magazine – January 2009 Edition

Ranked 7th of 10 – The Top 10 New Courses You Can Play

11/1/2008

Palouse Ridge

Travel & Leisure Golf Magazine

Ranked 9th of 10 - 2008 Best New Golf Courses

10/25/2008

Palouse Ridge

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked 15th of 50 – Best New Golf Courses

10/1/2008

Metropolitan

NCGA Golf Magazine

Readers Choice for Best Driving Range in the East Bay

5/1/2008

Deep Cliff

Audubon International

Recertified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

3/1/2008

CourseCo, Inc

Golf Inc.

Top 20 Most Admired Operators

2/7/2008

Napa

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

1/31/2008

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2007 ELGA Merit Winner

1/31/2008

Callippe

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2007 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

10/10/2007

Los Lagos

Northern California PGA

Teacher of the Year – Matt Flenniken

10/1/2007

Los Lagos

Golf Inc.

Top 20 Most Admired Operators

7/1/2007

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

Best of the 2007 Birdwatching Open - Best of Pacific Flyway

6/1/2007

Deep Cliff

Golf Range Magazine

Top Short Courses in America 2007

3/27/2007

Eureka

Times-Standard

2007 Reader's Choice Award-Best of North Coast-Best Golf Store

12/21/2006

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2006 ELGA Chapter Winner for Public Facilities

12/11/2006

Callippe

Golf Digest – January 2007 Issue

Ranked 9 of 10 "Best New Public Under $75" 

10/27/2006

Rancho

National Golf Course Owners Association

2007 NGCOA Player Development Award

10/27/2006

Los Lagos

National Golf Course Owners Association

2007 NGCOA Player Development Award

10/10/2006

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

Recertification as a Cooperative Sanctuary

7/1/2006

Riverside

Fresno Magazine

Best of Fresno – Best Public Golf Course

6/27/2006

Rancho

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

6/7/2006

Callippe

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

3/8/2006

Callippe

Golfweek Magazine

Ranked 6th of 15 in California on America's Best Golf Courses List - State by State - Public Access

3/7/2006

Mather

Audubon International

Recertification as a Cooperative Sanctuary

3/3/2006

Riverside

Audubon International

Recertification as a Cooperative Sanctuary

3/1/2006

Eureka

City of Eureka

Proclamation of Recognition - environmental work on the course.

1/19/2006

Mather

National Golf Foundation

2005 CLASP Award - Runner up - Municipal Facilities

1/19/2006

Los Lagos

National Golf Foundation

2005 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

1/19/2006

Deep Cliff

National Golf Foundation

2005 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

1/17/2006

CourseCo, Inc

GCSANC

George Santana Distinguished Service Award – Ray Davies, CGCS

1/17/2006

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2005 ELGA National Public and Overall Winner

1/17/2006

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2005 ELGA Chapter Winner for Public Facilities

1/1/2006

Los Lagos

GCSANC

2005 Turfgrass Excellence Award

12/13/2005

Deep Cliff

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

10/11/2005

Valley Oaks

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

5/3/2005

Los Lagos

City of San Jose

City Commendation for habitat preservation, community recreation, and open space.

2/28/2005

Crystal Springs

GCSANC

2004 Turfgrass Excellence Award Public Category

2/28/2005

Eureka

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2004 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

2/28/2005

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2004 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

2/28/2005

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2004 ELGA Chapter Winner for Public Facilities

2/17/2005

Metropolitan

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

1/25/2005

Los Lagos

National Golf Foundation

2004 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

10/22/2004

Eureka

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

4/14/2004

Los Lagos

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

3/18/2004

Los Lagos

PGA

President's Council Recognition for Promoting Golf

2/25/2004

Foxtail

Golf Inc.

Inaugural Renovation of the Year Award - Runner up Daily Fee

2/1/2004

Mather

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2003 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

2/1/2004

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2003 ELGA Merit Winner for Public Facilities

2/1/2004

Los Lagos

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2003 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

1/22/2004

Riverside

National Golf Foundation

2003 CLASP Award - Runner up - Municipal Category

1/22/2004

Deep Cliff

National Golf Foundation

2003 CLASP Award - Runner up - Daily Fee Category

1/22/2004

Los Lagos

National Golf Foundation

2003 CLASP Award - (1st) Runner up - Daily Fee Category

12/1/2003

CourseCo, Inc

State of California

Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award  - Sustainable Practices

11/18/2003

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

International Recognition for Habitat Conservation

9/30/2003

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

Wildlife Habitat Council Re-certification

8/6/2003

Riverside

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

7/15/2003

Lawrence Links

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

6/4/2003

Mather

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

6/1/2003

Riverside

The Central Valley Magazine

Best in the Central Valley - Readers Choice Award – Summer 2003

3/5/2003

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

2002 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities

1/23/2001

CourseCo, Inc

GCSANC

2000 Superintendent of the Year – Ray Davies, CGCS

1/1/2000

CourseCo, Inc

Golfdom Magazine

Golfdom - Person of the Year – Ray Davies, CGCS

12/1/1999

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

In top 200 on the "Best of Environmental Golf List"

10/20/1999

Crystal Springs

Audubon International

Fully Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary

1/15/1999

Crystal Springs

State of California/EPA

Waste Reduction Award for recycling

12/9/1998

Crystal Springs

Wildlife Habitat Council

First Golf Course in US certified by a Wildlife Habitat

7/15/1998

Crystal Springs

GCSAA/Golf Digest

ELGA - National Award for Public Golf Courses 

6/1/1998

Crystal Springs

USGA National Bentgrass Trial

1998-2000 On-Site Bentgrass Trial Location

1/15/1998

Crystal Springs

State of California/EPA

Waste Reduction Award for recycling

1/1/1998

Crystal Springs

GCSAA

Environmental Steward Award - Western United States

1/15/1997

Crystal Springs

State of California/EPA

Waste Reduction Award for recycling

1/1/1997

Crystal Springs

Peninsula Conservation Center Foundation

Award for Land Use Planning & Management in Environmental Golf Course Management 

5/15/1990

Riverside

National Golf Foundation

Promotion of Public Golf

5/15/1990

Riverside

National Golf Foundation

Achievement in Public Golf: Golf Course Maintenance