WHITE BEAR YACHT CLUB IS PROUD TO BE RECOGNIZED BY THESE ORGANIZATIONS
Golf Digest lists the White Bear Yacht Club in their 2017/2018 list of 200 of America's Greatest Golf Courses.
In 2015-2016, Golf Digest ranked the White Bear Yacht Club 5th in the state of Minnesota on their Minnesota: Best In State Rankings list. This list is comprised of the best courses in the state including daily fee, resort and private courses.
NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PRIVATE CLUB
White Bear Yacht Club is ranked 20th (Yacht Club) amongst 235 of the most highly regarded private clubs in the United States (2016-2018) as voted by the Club Managers and Board Presidents from more than 6,000 private clubs across the country. Clubs are ranked in five critical categories: Quality of Membership, Tradition and Culture, Amenities, Governance and Quality of Management and Staff.
White Bear Yacht Club ranked 71st in the nation on GolfWeek’s 2016 Best Classic Courses list. This list is comprised of the best classic courses in the country including daily fee, resort and private courses. GolfWeek defines classic courses as courses that were built before 1960.
"White Bear Yacht Club is one of the last hidden gems in America"
-The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses
By: Tom Doak, Mada Nishijima, Darius Oliver, Ron Morrissett
White Bear Yacht Club is designated a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” by the Audubon .Cooperative Sanctuary System (ACSS). WBYC is the tenth course in Minnesota and 290th in the world to receive this honor. In order to achieve certification, a golf course must demonstrate that they maintain a high degree of environmental quality in the following categories: Water Conservation, Outreach and Education, Environmental Planning, Water Quality Management, Integrated Pest Management, Wildlife and Habitat Management.