Golf Inc. is pleased to recognize the gold standard in renovations, development, operations and clubhouses through our various competitions.

For each competition, we select well-known judges who represent the various constituencies, and who are often past winners themselves.

We recognize a first place, second place, third place and two honorable mentions in each category, when there are enough quality entrants. Honorees are featured in a magazine issue and invited to attend the Golf Inc. Summit to receive a plaque and be recognized.

All competitions are free to enter!

Renovation of the Year

Recognizes the best golf course renovations or restorations from the prior year from around the world.

Categories: Private, Public

Eligibility: Re-opened between Jan. 1, 2020 and April 1, 2021

Deadline: April 30, 2021 

Email for an Entry Form. 


Clubhouse of the Year

Recognizes the best new golf course clubhouse or private clubhouse and the best clubhouse renovation

Categories: Private new, Public new, Remodel

Eligibility: TBD

Deadline: TBD for 2021 competition


Amenity of the Year and Golden Fork Award

Recognizes the best new amenity or renovated amenity at private and public clubs. 

Categories: TBD

Eligibility: TBD

Deadline: TBD for 2022 competition


Development of the Year

Recognizes the best new golf course and the best redeveloped golf courses

Categories: New Private, New Daily Fee/Resort

Eligibility: Projects that completed construction after Dec. 1, 2019 and have not previously been entered.

Deadline: Deadline for the 2021 competition has recently passed. Please be on the lookout for 2022 competition entry dates.