The Ritz-Carlton Lodge Garners GOLF Magazine's Prestigious Platinum Award

The Ritz-Carlton Lodge Garners GOLF Magazine's Prestigious Platinum Award
The biennial ranking of the “top 100” golf resorts is voted on by Golf Magazine readers and is based on four criteria: golf, lodging, food and drink and service. The Ritz-Carlton Lodge is only one of 10 resorts to receive platinum status.

Situated on sparkling Lake Oconee amidst towering oaks, fragrant magnolias and flowering dogwoods, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation offers 99 holes of championship-caliber golf designed by the top architects of the game, including Rees Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio and Bob Cupp. Each of its five courses offer varied degrees of difficulty, all with their own breathtaking views:

• The Landing, 18 holes designed by Bob Cupp
• The Plantation, 18 holes designed by Bob Cupp
• The National, 27 holes designed by Tom Fazio
• The Oconee, 18 holes designed by Rees Jones
• Great Waters, 18 holes designed by Jack Nicklaus

The Ritz-Carlton Lodge offers a full array of golf amenities to get guests fully up to par for a day on the greens:

• Caddy Services – A rare amenity at courses these days, guests receive personalized one-on-one course insider information from experienced caddies on hole descriptions, yardage, green reads and more.
• The Reynolds Golf Academy – Full- and half-day programs led by director and veteran instructor Charlie King (ranked as one of Golf Magazine's “Top 100 Teachers”) help duffers hone their skills.
• TaylorMade Performance Lab – A game enhancement facility featuring the innovative MATT (Motion Analysis Technology by TaylorMade) System for club fitting.

After a day on the course, guests can relax in one of the resort's 251 luxurious guest rooms or suites, which have recently been renovated to reflect its gracious Southern setting. The resort also offers six lakeside cottages and a presidential house with four master suites overlooking the Oconee Golf Course.

While staying at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, guests have access to a variety of family-friendly activities and amenities including a 26,000 square foot, award-winning full-service spa and fitness center, indoor and lakefront swimming pools, tennis, gourmet dining and a multitude of watersports on Lake Oconee.

The resort also offers a full line up of “Endless Summer” activities, including nightly campfires and s'mores, cocktail and wine tastings, cooking classes and more.

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