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NBC Sports' GolfPass Ranks Turning Stone's Kaluhyat the #1 Best Golf Course New York; All Three Courses Named in Top 8

NBC Sports' GolfPass Ranks Turning Stone's Kaluhyat the #1 Best Golf Course New York; All Three Courses Named in Top 8

NBC Sports' GolfPass recognizes Turning Stone for its three remarkable 18-hole courses.

By Brian Weis

After a record-breaking year of golf tourism at Turning Stone, Upstate New York's most awarded resort is being recognized by NBC Sports' GolfPass, a leading national golf website, with Kaluhyat being named the No. 1 best golf course in New York State, Shenendoah at No. 6 and Atunyote ranked at No. 8.

The annual Golfers' Choice: Best Courses in New York list features the top 25 courses in the state and is compiled by course ratings and reviews submitted by the GolfPass community throughout the year.

NBC Sports' GolfPass community rated each of Turning Stone's three championship-level courses among the Top 8 in New York State, with golfers' reviews praising pristine conditions, courteous staff, as well as the resort's breadth of world-class amenities.

* Kaluhyat, ranked #1 in New York State: "The course is intimidating to look at but is often receptive to most incoming shots. It's visually pleasing while remaining difficult yet playable. Conditions are always great." - u3877452, GolfPass Review

* Shenendoah, ranked #6 in New York State: "Love this course and the Turning Stone treatment. Turning Stone golf is DEFINITELY the crown jewel of Upstate NY golfing. You cannot be in this area and not try one of these courses." - u314161205681, GolfPass Review

* Atunyote, ranked #8 in New York State: "This course is everything you want in a golf course, perfectly manicured, aesthetically beautiful, fun layout, and good pace of play." - ctcov, GolfPass Review

These latest accolades come following the 2021 golf season's new record for the number of guests traveling to Upstate New York to experience its world-class golf courses. The premier destination resort saw a nearly 50% increase in golfers visiting this year, with 45% more golfers booking overnight visits and traveling from 41 different states last year.

This latest recognition from NBC Sports' GolfPass follows an historic year of awards for Turning Stone by the most prestigious and trusted names in hospitality, gaming and golf. Upstate New York's most awarded resort was named by Golf Digest as one of the Best Golf Resorts in the Americas with its Editors' Choice Awards; Northeast Golf Magazine awarded Turning Stone with three of its Best in Golf Awards, including Best Travel Resorts & Destinations, recognized by Forbes Travel Guide with four esteemed Forbes Four-Star Awards, voted #1 Best Overall Gaming Resort in New York, #1 Best Overall Dining and the #1 Beset Golf Course all by Casino Player Magazine, , and earned accolades from AAA with three Four Diamond Awards. Additionally, Conde Nast Johansens honored Turning Stone with its elite Award of Excellence, Turning Stone was ranked as one of USA Today's Best 10 Casino Hotels and Golf Advisor named all three of Turning Stone's 18-hole courses as the Top 3 Courses in New York.

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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