Course of the Year Application

Looking for a fantastic way to differentiate your golf course from the masses? Why not throw your hat in the ring to be the 2016 NEGCOA Golf Course of the Year! Awarded by your peers, this may be the ultimate honor for a golf course owner/operator.

Just imagine how many ways you could promote this designation to your target market. The opportunities are endless! Feature it on your website, telephone answering system, print and radio ads, scorecards, and more! Not to mention, generate free publicity with the local press!

The Course of the Year award recognizes member facilities that epitomize exceptional course quality and management, while making important contributions to their communities and the game. The criteria for the award include the following:

  1. Exceptional Quality of the Course
  2. Exceptional Quality of Ownership and Management
  3. Outstanding Contribution to your Community
  4. Significant Contributions to the Game

The winner will represent New England at the 2016 NGCOA Annual Conference in San Diego (Feb 8-11, 2016) where they will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony. They will also be automatically nominated as a finalist for the NGCOA Course of the Year Award.

Be sure to put together your APPLICATION today! Your application must answer the questions in the document that is available by clicking here.

Entry deadline has been extended. All entries must be received by Friday, August 21. The winner must be a current NEGCOA member. Not a member? Become one today!

In effort to reduce our carbon footprint, applications and course photos must be submitted electronically to Elaine Gebhardt at Applications may be submitted in a Word or PDF document. Photos are to be in a high-resolution, .jpg format. The winner will be notified in mid-October.

Here are some of the past New England Chapter winners:

  • 2015 Atkinson Resort and Country Club, Atkinson, NH
  • 2014: Miacomet Golf Club, Nantucket, MA
  • 2013: Wachusett Country Club, West Boylston, MA
  • 2012: Renaissance Golf Club, Haverhill, MA
  • 2011: Meadow Creek Golf Club - Dracut, MA
  • 2010: Granite Links Golf Club - Quincy, MA
  • 2009: The Oaks Golf Links - Somersworth, NH
  • 2007: Lake Winnipesaukee Golf Club - New Durham, NH
  • 2006: Red Tail Golf Club - Devens, MA
  • 2005: Blue Fox Run Golf Course - Avon, CT
  • 2004: Blissful Meadows Golf Club - Uxbridge, MA
  • 2003: The Ranch Golf Club - Southwick, MA
  • 2002: Juniper Hill Golf Course - Northborough, MA

Questions? Please contact Elaine Gebhardt at 774.430.9031.