Turning Stone Golf Courses Named to Top 10 in New York State by Golfweek Magazine

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For the fourth consecutive year, Turning Stone’s Atunyote and Kaluhyat golf courses were ranked among the best in the state. These honors come just ahead of the launch of an exciting golf season at Turning Stone, with the first courses’ opening days slated for April 15.

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Just ahead of the opening day for its 2016 golf season, two of Turning Stone Resort Casino’s award-winning courses have once again been honored among the top 10 in the entire state of New York by Golfweek Magazine. The destination resort’s Atunyote and Kaluhyat courses ranked sixth and seventh respectively out of 15 New York honorees on “Golfweek's Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play” for 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year that both courses have been named to this elite list.

Those interested in teeing off on these best-in-the-state courses need only wait a few more days. Kaluhyat, along with Turning Stone’s Pleasant Knolls and Sandstone Hollow courses, are scheduled to open this Friday, April 15, with Atunyote following shortly on April 29.

Meanwhile, Turning Stone’s upcoming luxury retail expansion has provided the opportunity for an exciting redesign of the resort’s popular Shenendoah course. This season, world-renowned course designer Rick Smith will be redesigning the course he originally designed sixteen years ago. The grand reopening of Shenendoah is scheduled for September 2016.

This June, the Golfweek-honored Atunyote and Kaluhyat golf courses will also be host to the 2016 PGA Professional Championship. Running June 26-29, the 312-player Championship will showcase PGA Professionals from across the country, with several from Upstate New York. The top 20 finishers earn an exemption for the 2016 PGA Championship taking place at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.

Located on a sprawling 3,400-acre complex, Turning Stone’s five pristine golf courses are surrounded by world-class amenities including four hotels, 21 restaurants and dining options, two luxurious spas, a 120,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, legendary concerts and shows, and several bars, cocktail lounges and nightlife venues. Turning Stone is one of the top five tourist destinations in New York, hosting more than 4.5 million visitors a year. It is also the only resort in New York State to hold three AAA Four Diamond venues at one property, and recently earned a prestigious Forbes Four Star Award.

For more information about Turning Stone golf, please visit https://www.turningstone.com/golf.

To see the full list of Golfweek’s Best State-by-State Courses You Can Play for 2016, visit http://golfweek.com/2016/03/16/golf-courses-golfweeks-state-by-state-2016/.

About Turning Stone Resort Casino

A renowned, award-winning destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino features world-class amenities including four hotels, two luxurious spas, five golf courses, more than 20 dining options, a 120,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, a cabaret style Showroom, a 5,000 seat arena, and several nightlife venues. Conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33, Turning Stone was named “Best Countryside Hotel/Lodge” in 2015 and “Most Excellent Golf Resort” in 2010 by Condé Nast Johansens. Turning Stone has also earned the prestigious Forbes Four Star Award for The Lodge, Forbes Recommended Ratings for TS Steakhouse and Wildflowers restaurant and, for 10 consecutive years, the AAA Four Diamond Award for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant. 

For more information and reservations, call (315) 361-7711 or (800) 771-7711. Visit the web site http://www.turningstone.com.

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