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Reynolds Lake Oconee honored among Golf Digest Editors’ best southeast golf resorts

Greensboro, Georgia (May 26, 2022)Reynolds Lake Oconee has been recognized as a 2022 Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Award as one of the top golf destinations in the southeast.

“This program now enters its seventh year, and our mission to serve our readers has not wavered,” said Brittany Romano, the magazine’s Product Editor. “We seek to identify ‘The Best Things in Golf,’ with an emphasis on lifestyle properties, products, and services.”  

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Reynolds Lake Oconee is considered one of the most diverse golf experiences in the southeast with courses designed by legendary architects: Great Waters by Jack Nicklaus, 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 374 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 Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. Drawing inspiration from the lake views and lush landscapes that encompass the waterfront retreat, the transformation springs new life into the luxury guest rooms and suites, The Ritz-Carlton Club Level Lounge, and guest experiences - all capturing the spirit of lake life. Resort amenities include a full-service spa and fitness center, expansive meeting venues, Southern-inspired dining featuring local fare, and outdoor activities including a family pool, cabanas and infinity pool overlooking the lake, Ritz Kids programing, fishing, jet-skiing, paddle boarding, and wakeboarding.

Additional lodging options are available within the community, including cottages and condominiums that offer quiet, comfortable lakeside living at its best. Each of the facilities is well suited to host anything from a family vacation getaway to an annual golf retreat with friends to a romantic getaway for two.

The resort community is situated on the 19,000-acre Lake Oconee located between Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia.

For more information about Reynolds Lake Oconee, visit  To book a reservation at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee visit

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About Reynolds Lake Oconee
Surrounded by more than 374 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 Kingdom at Reynolds Lake Oconee, a world-class instructional and TaylorMade 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 257-room lakefront resort and spa named one of the Best Resorts in Georgia by U.S. News & World Report 2022. 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

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