Our Awards

University Ridge Crest
2015
  • Selected as host site of American Family Championship (Champion’s Tour Event 2016-2018)
  • #3 Best Campus Courses Golfweek
  • Best of Madison/Gold-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • #7 in "Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play" Wisconsin Golfweek
2015
University Ridge Crest
2014
  • #29 in Top 50 U.S. Golf Courses GolfAdvisor
  • #3 Best Campus Courses Golfweek
  • Best of Madison/Gold-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • #7 in “Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play” Wisconsin Golfweek
  • Merchandiser of the Year (Ryan Wieme-Head Golf Professional)-Wisconsin PGA
  • Host of the 2015 Wisconsin State Open
2014
University Ridge Crest
2013
  • "Top 50" Public Category Reader’s Choice Awards GolfWorld
  • Best of Madison/Gold Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • #1 Golf Course in Wisconsin GolfLink.com
  • Host of the 2015 Wisconsin State Open
  • #5 Best Campus Courses Golfweek
2013
University Ridge Crest
2012
  • #1 Rated Course in Wisconsin GolfLink.com
  • #47 Top 100 United States Golf Courses GolfLink.com
  • #6 Best Wisconsin Golf Courses GolfWisconsin.com
  • #6 Best Public Golf Courses in Wisconsin golf.com
  • Top 100 Golf Shop GolfWorld
  • Best of Madison/Gold-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
2012
University Ridge Crest
2011
  • #1 Rated Course in Wisconsin GolfLink.com
  • 5th Ranked Campus Golf Course Golfweek’s Best Campus Courses
  • #47 Top 100 United States Golf Courses GolfLink.com
  • Best of Madison/Gold-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
2011
University Ridge Crest
2010
  • Awarded 2015 State Open host site by Wisconsin PGA
  • Best of Madison/Gold-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • 6th Ranked Campus Golf Course 2010 Golfweek’s Best Campus Courses
  • Madison’s favorite golf course Isthmus Readers
  • Best Wisconsin Golf Course GolfLink.com
  • Top 100 golf course in country GolfLink.com
2010
University Ridge Crest
2009
  • #7 in “Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play” Wisconsin Golfweek
  • Best of Madison/Gold-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Reader’s Choice Awards “Top 50 in country” Public category GolfWorld
  • #1 Rated Course in Wisconsin GolfLink.com
  • #47 Top 100 United States Golf Courses GolfLink.com
2009
University Ridge Crest
2008
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • Best of Madison/Gold-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Best of WisconsIn Business Awards/Platinum Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 4 Star Rating in "Best Places to Play" Golf Digest
  • #8 Top 25 Public Golf Courses Golf Wisconsin
  • #28 in Reader's Choice Awards "Top 50" Public category GolfWorld
  • Best of WisconsIn Business Awards-Platinum Award-Best Golf Course Corporate Report Wisconsin
2008
University Ridge Crest
2007
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • #9 in "America's Best Public Access Courses" Golfweek
  • Best of Madison/Gold- Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Peoples' Choice Winner-Golf Courses Wonders Of Wisconsin
  • Madison's Favorite Golf Course Isthmus
2007
University Ridge Crest
2006
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • #8 in "America's Best Public Access Courses" Golfweek
  • Best of Madison/Gold - Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Best of WisconsIn Business Awards Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 4.5 Star Rating in "Places to Play" Golf Digest
2006
University Ridge Crest
2005
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • #7 in "America's Best Public Access Courses" Golfweek
  • #5 in "Best in State" Golf Course Golf Digest
  • Best Of Madison - Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Top Three course in Wisconsin Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • Madison's Favorite Golf Course Isthmus
  • #6 in "Best College Courses" Golf Digest
2005
University Ridge Crest
2004
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • #6 in "America's Best Public Access Courses" Golfweek
  • 4.5 Star Rating "Places to Play" Golf Digest
  • Best of Madison - Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • #8 in "Nation's Top 15 Collegiate Courses" Golfweek
  • Madison's Favorite Golf Course Isthmus
2004
University Ridge Crest
2003
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • Best of Madison - Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Readers' Choice "Best Golf Course" Madison Newspapers
  • Madison's Favorite Golf Course Isthmus
  • Executive Choice Awards-Best Golf Course In Business Executive Register
2003
University Ridge Crest
2002
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • The Executive Consumer Award-Best Golf Course In Business
  • 4.5 Star Rating "Places to Play" Golf Digest
  • #21 in "America's 100 Best Golf Courses for $100 or less" T&L Golf
  • 5 Star Rating Chicagoland Golf Magazine
  • #4 in "Top 25 Golf Courses in Wisconsin" Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • #4 in "America's Best Daily Fee Courses in Wisconsin" Golfweek
  • #36 in"50 Best Courses For Women" Golf For Women
  • Best of Madison-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Madison's Favorite Golf Course Isthmus
  • Included in "Top 25 Golf Shops for Women" Golf For Women
  • Readers' Choice "Best Golf Course" Madison Newspapers
  • 5 star rating Chicagoland Golf Magazine
2002
University Ridge Crest
2001
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf World Business
  • Fifth Best Golf Course in Wisconsin Golf Digest
  • Madison's Favorite Golf Course Isthmus
  • Listed in "100 Best Bargain Courses in the U.S." Maximum Golf
  • 24th in "40 Best Daily-Fee Golf Courses" Golf & Travel
  • Readers' Choice "Madison's Favorite Golf Course" Madison Newspapers
  • The Executive Consumer Award-Best Golf Course In Business
2001
University Ridge Crest
2000
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf Shop Operations
  • 4.5 Star Rating in "Places to Play" Golf Digest
  • 33rd in "40 Best Daily-Fee Golf Courses" Golf & Travel
  • Readers' Choice "Madison's Favorite Golf Course" Madison Newspapers
  • Listed in "100 Best Bargain Courses in the U.S." Maximum Golf
  • Madison's Favorite Golf Course Isthmus
  • 21st in America's 100 Best Golf Courses for $100 or less Travel & Leisure Golf
2000
University Ridge Crest
1999
  • 93rd in "America's 100 Best Modern Golf Courses" Golfweek
  • Ninth Best Golf Course in Wisconsin Golf Digest
  • Readers' Choice "Madison's Favorite Golf Course" Madison Newspapers
1999
University Ridge Crest
1998
  • Listed in "Top 100 Golf Courses You Can Play" Golf Magazine
  • 38th in "America"s 40 Best Public Golf Courses" Golfweek
  • 4.5 Star Rating in "Places to Play" Golf Digest
  • 95th in "America's 100 Best Modern Golf Courses" Golfweek
  • 3rd best collegiate golf course Golfweek
  • Readers' Choice "Madison's Favorite Golf Course" Madison Newspapers
1998
University Ridge Crest
1997
  • Seventh Best Golf Course in Wisconsin Golf Digest
  • 91st in "America's 100 Best Modern Golf Courses" Golfweek
  • Readers' Choice "Madison's Favorite Golf Course" Madison Newspapers
1997
University Ridge Crest
1996
  • 4 Star Rating in "Places to Play" Golf Digest
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf Shop Operations
1996
University Ridge Crest
1995
  • Third Best Golf Course in Wisconsin Golf Digest
  • Best of Madison-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • One of America's Best Golf Courses Golfweek
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf Shop Operations
1995
University Ridge Crest
1994
  • 4.5 Star Rating in "Places to Play" Golf Digest
  • Best of Madison-Golf Courses Madison Magazine
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf Shop Operations
1994
University Ridge Crest
1993
  • Third Best Golf Course in Wisconsin Golf Digest
  • Included in "America's 100 Best Golf Shops" Golf Shop Operations
1993
University Ridge Crest
1992
  • Third Best New Public Golf Course Golf Digest
1992