The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center in Woodlands, Texas, took the trophy for the 2000 APEX course of the year. The award is given by the National Association of Golf Tournament Directors to those courses with the best facilities for handling tournaments and events.

For the first time this year, the awards were organized in a regional format. In addition to the Woodlands in the South Central region, the winners were:

  • Northeast: Marriott Seaview, Absecon, N.J.

  • Mid-Atlantic: Palmetto Dunes Resort (Arthur Hills), Hilton Head, S.C.

  • Southeast: The Georgian Resort, Villa Rica, Ga.

  • Heartland: Legends Club of Tennessee, Franklin, Tenn.

  • North Central: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Lake Geneva, Wis.

  • Four Corners: Westin La Paloma Resort & Country Club, Tucson, Ariz.

  • Mountain West: Red Hawk Golf Club, Sparks, Nev.

  • International: Chateau Whistler Golf resort, Whistler, BC Canada