Golf Inc. Yearly Competitions

Golf Inc. is pleased to recognize the gold standard in golf 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 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!

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Clubhouse of the Year 2022 - Competition is now open!

Recognizes the best new golf course clubhouse or private clubhouse and the best clubhouse renovations from around the globe. 

Categories: Private new clubhouse; Public new clubhouse; and Remodel

Eligibility: New clubhouses and remodeled clubhouses that opened or re-opened after January 1, 2021, but before June 1, 2022, and have not been previously submitted for last years’ competition are eligible. 

Deadline to submit your entry: July 1, 2022

Winners will be featured in the September/October 2022 issue of Golf Inc. magazine.

Please email for an Entry Form. 

Amenity of the Year 2023

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

Categories: New Public/Resort, Private 

Eligibility: TBD

Deadline: Call for entries will be 2023.

Golden Fork 2023

Recognizes the best new food & beverage facility or renovated food & beverage facility at private and public/resort clubs. Judges will base scores off of a number of factors including improvements in revenue, traffic, guest satisfaction, aesthetics, service, menu and capital investments.

Categories: New Private, New Public/Resort, Renovated Private, Renovated Public/Resort

Eligibility: TBD for 2023

Deadline: Call for entries will be 2023.


Development of the Year 2023

Entries are now being accepted for Golf Inc.’s annual Development of the Year competition. The yearly award recognizes the daily fee/resort courses and private clubs with the best new golf courses opened during the past year around the globe.

Categories: New Private, New Daily Fee/Resort

Eligibility: TBD

Deadline: Call for entries will be in 2023


Renovation of the Year 2023

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

Categories: Private, Public

Eligibility: TBD

Deadline: Call for entries will be in 2023