"Best Municipal Golf Course in Pennsylvania" - Golf Digest Using a combination of star ratings from the magazine’s Best Places to Play and its Best in State rankings, Cranberry Highlands was named Pennsylvania’s top municipal golf course in the publication’s August 2009 issue and awarded four stars out of a possible five. Only the Bethpage Black course in Farmingdale, New York received a five-star rating. Read more...
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette put together a course with the best 18 holes in Western Pennsylvania . Sports writer Gerry Dulac listed Cranberry Highlands on his "Dream 18" list of public golf holes in Western Pennsylvania.
The 347-yard 12th hole received the second-most votes of any hole in the balloting (April 2010)
Certified Audubon Recognition Cranberry Highlands was featured in the Golf Course Trades for retaining its designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary through a program for golf courses created by Audubon International.
In January of 2009, Cranberry Highlands Golf Course received certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an international program administered by Audubon International and designed to help golf course owners to enhance the environmental quality of their property.