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Awards & Recognitions

2018

  • (#1) Best Golf Course in Minnesota - Golftime Magazine
  • (#2) Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play in MN - Golfweek 2018
  • (Top 5) National Customer Satisfaction Award – National Golf Foundation 2018

2017

  • (#1) Top 50 Golf Courses You Can Play in America – Golfnewsnet 2017
  • (#8 overal, #2) Public Best Golf Courses in Minnesota - Golf Digest 2017/2018
  • #57 America's 100 Greatest You Can Play - Golf Digest 2017/2018
  • (#2) Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2017
  • (#42) Best Resort Courses – Golfweek 2017
  • (#6, #1 in MN) Best Casino Course in America - Golfweek 2017
  • (Top 5) Loyalty Awards for KemperSports Properties (More than $70) - National Golf Foundation 2017
  • (Top 5) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2017
  • Best Lakeside Golf Courses in Minnesota - Explore Minnesota 2017

2016

  • (#2) Best Golf Courses You Can Play in Minnesota – Golf Magazine 2016
  • (#2) Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play – Golfweek 2016
  • (#43) Best Resort Courses – Golfweek 2016
  • (#8, #1 in MN) Best Casino Courses in America - Golfweek 2016
  • (#1 in MN) Best 19th hole bar/restaurant  – Golf Advisor 2016
  • Top 10 Midwest Golf Destinations - Golf Advisor 2016
  • (Best Overall) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2016

2015

  • (#57) America’s Top 100 Public Courses  – Golf Digest 2015/2016
  • (#8 overall, #2 Public) Best in State – Golf Digest 2015/2016
  • (#2)Best Courses You Can Play in Minnesota – Golfweek 2015
  • (#40) Best Resort Courses in America – Golfweek 2015
  • (#9) Best Casino Courses in America – Golfweek 2015
  • (Top 5) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2015

2014

  • Best Courses You Can Play - Golfweek 2014 (#1 in Minnesota)
  • Best Casino Courses in America - Golfweek 2014 (#9)
  • Best Public Golf Courses - Golf Digest 2013/2014 (#2 in Minnesota)
  • Best Courses Near You - Golf Magazine 2014 (#2 in Minnesota)
  • (Top 5) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2014

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)
  • Midwest Golf Course of the Year – National Golf Course Owners Association
  • (Top 5) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2013

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
  • (Top 3) NGF National Customer Satisfaction - National Golf Foundation 2012
  • 4 ½ Star Rating – Golf Digest

2011

  • Best Resort Courses – Golfweek 2011 (#43)
  • Best Casino Courses – Golfweek 2011 (#9)
  • 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
  • (Top 4) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2010
  • 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
  • (Top 3) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2009

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
  • (Top 5) National Customer Satisfaction Award - National Golf Foundation 2008

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)
  • (Premium Public Overall) National Customer Loyalty Award – National Golf Foundation 2007
  • 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)
  • Best 21 Casino Courses – Golfweek 2006
  • Top 18 Hole Golf Courses In Northweatern MN – Business North 2007
  • (Top 10) National Customer Loyalty Award – National Golf Foundation 2006

2005

  • Best New Courses to Play – Golf Magazine 2005
  • Top 10 New Courses – Golf Magazine 2005
  • 2004 Best New Public/Resort Courses – Travel & Leisure Golf 2005
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