3, 2012 - Lake of Isles’ North Course, a Rees Jones design, was voted No. 1 in
Connecticut on Golfweek’s 2012 state-by-state list of “America’s Best Courses
You Can Play.” This is the North Course’s sixth consecutive appearance as No. 1
in the state. Lake of Isles is owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Nation, which
also owns Foxwoods Resort Casino.
“Our consistent ranking of No.
1 in the state is due to the commitment of the Mashantucket Pequot Nation and
Troon Golf,” said Archie Cart, Lake
of Isles, general manager. “We take great pride in providing our guests with
the ultimate experience from pristine course conditions, five-star service and
amenities that are found only at Lake of Isles and Foxwoods. Being recognized
by the national golf media means a lot to the tribe as well as the entire Lake
of Isles golf team.”
Golfweek’s state-by-state rankings appeared in the magazine’s
March 9 issue and can also be found online at golfweek.com. The rankings are
based on Golfweek’s panel of raters that evaluates courses using the following
criteria: overall strength of routing, feature shaping, natural setting,
greens, variety and memorability of holes, conditioning and maintenance, and
The North Course is a par-72 layout that stretches more
than 7,300 yards from the championship tees. The course features rolling
fairways, island tees and greens and extraordinary views, which blend nicely
with the incredible natural landscape. The North Course
is open to guests of Foxwoods Resort Casino and daily-fee golfers. Green fees
range from $149 to $199, May – October.
Lake of Isles North Course is
now open for the 2012 season. Lake of Isles offers several golf packages with
accommodations at the world-class Foxwoods Casino Resort.
Lake of Isles, a 36-hole Rees Jones-designed golf club located in North Stonington, Connecticut,
opened in May 2005. Owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and located
across the street from Foxwoods Resort Casino, the two courses wind their way
through 900 acres of wooded Connecticut
countryside and around a 90-acre lake. Managed by Troon Golf, the worldwide
leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, Lake of Isles offers the ultimate golf
experience. In addition to superior service and impeccable course conditions,
amenities include a 50,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, a state-of-the-art indoor and
outdoor practice facility. For information on Lake of Isles call 888.475.3746
or visit www.lakeofisles.com.