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Luxury poll salutes Ritz-Carlton Reynolds

REYNOLDS LAKE OCONEE NAMED AMONG GOLF MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 GOLF RESORTS

Greensboro, Georgia (September 23, 2019) - The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee has been named a Top 100 Golf Resort in the inaugural rankings from GOLF Magazine.

The resort, which is situated on the 19,000-acre Lake Oconee, appears in the luxury category. The list also includes resorts in the family, buddy trip, and overall excellence categories.

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Located between Atlanta and Augusta, Reynolds Lake Oconee is considered one of the most diverse golf experiences with courses designed by legendary architects: Great Waters by Jack Nicklaus (re-opening in October following a major renovation), The National by Tom Fazio, The Oconee by Rees Jones, The Landing and The Preserve by Bob Cupp, as well as the members-only Creek Club by Jim Engh.

Along with its highly-regarded golf courses, Reynolds Lake Oconee features a full range of sporting activities, with access to more than 350 miles of Lake Oconee shoreline and four marinas; shooting sports at the Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds; hiking trails, and an award-winning tennis center, together making it one of the most impressive community and golf destinations in the world.

Luxury merges with Southern hospitality at the stunning 251-room Ritz-Carlton resort, which is surrounded by water on three sides, offering commanding lake views. The resort is known for its personalized service enhanced by an abundance of gracious Southern hospitality. Amenities include a full-service spa and fitness center, recently renovated meeting space, Southern-inspired dining featuring local farmers, and outdoor activities including an infinity pool overlooking the lake and fishing, jet skiing, paddle boarding and wakeboarding. Nestled among vibrant foliage and Georgia pines, the resort fronts the glistening lake, while six separate Cottages by the Lake as well as The Lake House with four master suites overlook The Oconee golf course.

The GOLF Magazine editorial team considered 243 resorts across North America, and then, conducted an online poll of 3,700 golfers to rate each resort based on golf experiences, accommodations, service, food, and ambience. The results are North America’s top 100 resorts. The full list appears in the magazine’s October 2019 issue.

For more information about Reynolds Lake Oconee, visit www.reynoldslakeoconee.com. To book a reservation at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee visit www.ritzcarlton.com/reynolds.

About Reynolds Lake Oconee
Surrounded by more than 350 miles of majestic shoreline on Georgia’s historic Lake Oconee, the golf destination resort community of Reynolds Lake Oconee features six championship golf courses and is home to The Reynolds Kingdom of Golf presented by TaylorMade, a world-class instructional and club fitting facility. Located between Atlanta and golf’s legendary grounds in Augusta, Reynolds Lake Oconee is an outdoor recreation paradise that includes the Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds, award-winning tennis center, swimming pools, pedestrian trails, wellness campus, and full-service marinas to facilitate watersports. Guests can choose private accommodations that include luxury resort condominiums and cottages, or The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, a 251-room lakefront resort and spa named a 2016 AAA Five Diamond Lodging and 2015 Forbes Four-Star resort. Dining is available at ten distinctive culinary venues. Reynolds Lake Oconee, originally established in 1988 is located roughly 90 miles from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. For more information, visit reynoldslakeoconee.com.

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