#1 Best New Private Golf Course 2003 ~ Jim Engh, Architect of the year 2003
The Highest Ranking Newcomer #27 of America's 100 Greatest Courses
Golf Digest May 2009
As many observers have commented, Engh has a way with Mother Nature, taking what she gives him and showing it to its best advantage. And nowhere is that more evident than at The Golf Club at Black Rock.
This area is defined and dominated by legendary Lake Coeur d'Alene and seemingly endless woods, wetlands, prairies, and a mountainous terrain that is punctuated by monumental outcroppings of black basalt rock, all of which Engh has seamlessly incorporated into this jaw dropping design.