Club Accolades

Club Accolades

club accolades


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platinum club®
of the world

Lake Nona Golf & Country Club’s team of hospitality and recreation professionals continually strive to set a new standard in private club service, which has propelled the Club to be recognized as both a Platinum Club® of the World and Platinum Club® of America by Club Leaders Forum, one of the most respected sources for club industry leaders and professionals.

The Platinum Clubs® of the World designation represents the standard of excellence for the finest private golf and country clubs around the globe, as voted by a panel comprised of 100 private club industry experts and golf connoisseurs, while the Platinum Clubs® of America designation represents the upper 5% of America’s Top Private Clubs of Excellence, as voted by over 3,000 club general managers, owners and presidents. These biennial designations use similar criteria to establish the benchmark of excellence in the private club industry, which includes: universal recognition, excellence in amenities and facilities, professional services levels and overall experience, governance and management, adapting to changing times, and quality of membership.


distinguished emerald club of the world

Recognized as one of Orlando’s top private golf communities, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club offers a wide variety of home options, luxury amenities, the highest level of accommodating service, in a setting encompassed in natural splendor.  For the second year in a row, BoardRoom magazine, one of the most respected trade publications serving private clubs, recognized Lake Nona for these exceptional offerings by designating the Club a “Distinguished Emerald Club of the World” through the publication’s annual award program.


This prestigious award is attained by only the top four percent of the finest private clubs in the world based on member experience, reputation, reverence, admiration, brand equity and notoriety. The Distinguished Clubs award program uses an extensive evaluation process to measure a club’s overall member experience, which includes: a high level of service provided by staff and management, refined facilities, and club governance practices. Most importantly, the award is presented to clubs that go above and beyond, creating lasting moments that make every experience exceptional. Earning this distinguished title reinforces what Lake Nona Golf & Country Club’s Members already know – this truly is a special place to live.


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