Awards for The Club and Retreat at Garden of the Gods

Since we began, news and media outlets have taken notice of our exceptional property, amenities, activities and services. Read on to see our trophy case of recognition and excellence.

Our awards include:

ColoradoBiz Magazine Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies

#27 Judy Mackey and Brenda Smith
July | 2015 and 2016 

The Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs Foundation’s Guiding Light Award

Recognition of leadership, stewardship and philanthropic commitment
Judy Mackey, Owner 2016 

Colorado Restaurant Association, Regional Outstanding Professional

Greg Howard, 2016 

LPGA Pioneer of Golf

Shirley Englehorn, Director of Instruction, 2016 

U.S. News & World Report Ranking for Garden of the Gods Club and Resort

#4 in Best Colorado Springs Hotel, 2016 

Booking.com Award of Excellence

2014, 2015, 2016 

TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Biologique Recherche International Awards

The Spa at the Garden of the Gods is the first American designation named an “Expert Center”

September 2016

Biologique Recherche International “Best of” Award

Technical Abilities

Rebecca Johnston, Spa, 2015 

LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Hall of Fame

Shirley Englehorn, Director of Instruction, 2015 

AACSB International Distinguished Leadership Award

Advancing Quality Management Education Worldwide

Brenda Smith, Owner, 2015 

Colorado Springs Leadership Institute, CSLI Award

Brenda Smith, Owner, 2015

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