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Supplier Diversification Program

As the global leader in golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, Troon recognizes the importance that diversity has not only in our company and how we grow the game(s), but also how we support business growth and delivering value to our clients through diversity within our industry supply chain. We recognize how diverse perspectives can generate creative ideas, products and solutions that will add value to our clients while creating new revenue opportunities for both our clients and our trusted supplier base.

To that end our Supplier Diversity program provides a pathway for diverse suppliers to add value to our product and service offerings. Our goal is to promote economic opportunities for historically disempowered groups wherever we operate.

Suppliers qualify by being at least 51 percent owned by people from an ethnic minority (as defined in each country or region), or by women, military veterans, those with disabilities or LGBT+ individuals. For consideration to be added as a diverse supplier of Troon, complete the following form. Following your submittal, your application will be reviewed by our Director of Diversity and SVP of Procurement. Official responses to supplier will be made within 30 days of submittal.

Thank you in advance for your interest in Troon. We take pride in seeking suppliers that are just as diverse as our associates, clients, members and valued guests.

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DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION COUNCIL

In late 2020 Troon formed the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council. The Council’s goal is to help facilitate the following objective: Troon desires a company-wide environment in which all associates feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring their whole selves to work each and every day. Talent (including natural abilities, character and work ethic) should be the only meaningful differentiator at the Company. The promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart and profitable thing to do. Diversity of thought and talent strengthens the Company by creating an open environment where existing associates are more productive, ensuring our associates are the best and brightest by accessing and recruiting from the broadest pool of talent, and facilitating the consideration of different perspectives when solving the challenges faced by the Company, its clients and its associates.

Mission Statement

At Troon we are committed to building, fostering, and encouraging a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that embraces the uniqueness of our communities across race, gender, age, religion, identity, cultures, ideas and experiences so that we may provide places of work and play in which all persons feel welcomed and valued.

Pillars

Talent Acquisition and RetentionMentor and AdvocateEducation and Communication

 


DE&I College Internship

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council, in conjunction with the Troon recruiting team, is excited to announce the roll-out of Troon’s first official Internship Program!  Strategically aligned with Troon’s Mission Statement and Guiding Principles, this Internship Program combines hands-on learning, interactive discussions, and individual coaching to effectively educate and develop students into future Troon leaders.

These internships are designed to give students first-hand experience into the world of a golf club General Manager. Interns will rotate throughout various departments of the club, and interact with both the club GM and management team to help gain a more thorough picture of all that is involved with running a successful golf facility.

Internships will start in late spring/early summer and will last 3-6 months, depending on the intern and facility needs. Each intern will also receive a $500 monthly stipend to help offset the cost of housing (if housing is not provided). Locations include:

Course Location            Course Location
Bent Creek Golf Course Jacksonville, FL The Clubs at St. James Southport, NC
Eagle Mountain Golf Club Fountain Hills, AZ Falmouth Country Club East Falmouth, MA
Forest Preserve Golf River Forest, IL George W. Dunne National Golf Course Oak Forest, IL
Jefferson Park Golf Course Seattle, WA St. Johns Golf & Country Club Augustine, FL
Troon North Golf Club Scottsdale, AZ

If you are interested in interning with Troon this Summer, please apply below! During the application process, candidates will be given the opportunity to indicate their top preferences on internship locations.

College Internships (Rotational Management Experience Training Program) Application


Troon Celebrates Juneteenth - Let all colors disappear and hearts remain

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States of America and has come to be known as the African American Emancipation Day.

June 19th, 1865 marks the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control of the state and ensure all enslaved people be freed. This came two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that all enslaved people “shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.”

Slavery would formally be abolished with the adoption of the 13th Amendment in December 1865. In 1866, freedmen in Texas organized the first annual celebration of “Jubilee Day” on June 19.

Over the past 157 years, the celebration of this day has spread across the nation, and beyond, to honor African American freedom.

Today, we join in this celebration and recognize that this is a time to reflect and acknowledge a period in our history that has shaped, and continues to impact, our society.

It is a time to educate, assess, plan, and work for a better tomorrow.

It is a time to let all colors disappear and hearts remain.

And it is a time to rejoice in a day dedicated to the celebration of freedom, a principle that is so quintessentially American.

Troon is committed to building, fostering, and encouraging a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that embraces the uniqueness of our communities across race, identity, cultures, ideas, and experiences. We are dedicated to providing places of work, and play, in which all persons feel welcomed and valued.


Troon Honors The Diversity Of Our Associates Worldwide

Kendall Murphy - Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Troon is proud to celebrate Black History Month and honor the achievements of black Americans throughout our nation’s history.

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Anne Kaufman, Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel for Troon

Troon is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month and honor the achievements of women throughout our nation’s history.

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April is Celebrations of Nations Month and we are showcasing some of our amazing facilities and associates from all around the world.

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In the month of May we paid tribute to our Asian and Pacific Islander associates who have enriched our history and are instrumental in the future success of Troon.

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Troon International Female Associates from golf courses around the world

June is Troon Women’s Golf Month and we are paying tribute to the Amazing Women at our Troon Managed Facilities.

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The eden family at Brookwater Golf & Country Club

July is Troon Golf Family Month and Troon is dedicating itself to growing the game of golf with families.

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Azucena Maldonado of Latin Golfers Association in front of a golf hole sign for the Latina Golfers Association

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.  Troon is greatly proud to celebrate the lives of our Hispanic associates!

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Featured Article: News

Posted on September 27, 2022

Vattanac Golf Resort Associates

celebrate Pchum Ben Festival

In September, Associates at Vattanac Golf Resort, in Phnom Penh Cambodia have been celebrating the Buddhist festival of Pchum Ben. General Manager, Chris Geraghty gave us his insight into the experience. Pchum Ben is a 15-day long ceremony and is a  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on October 24, 2022

Diwali Celebrations at Troon's Els Club Desaru Coast

In Malaysia

Diwali, Deepavali, or Divali, also known as the festival of lights is a Hindu religious festival that lasts five days and is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November. Diwali is one of the main festivals celebrated in Malaysia and the team at  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on September 26, 2022

Celebrating World Tourism Day

With Troon International Golf Clubs

At Troon facilities around the world, guests can experience more than just fantastic golf. On World Tourism Day, we’re spotlighting some Troon golf destinations that are redefining the golf experience at their respective clubs; putting people and  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on September 08, 2022

Ganesha Chaturthi is Celebrated at Prestige Golfshire in Banalore, India

Associates at Prestige Golfshire Club in Bangalore, India have been celebrating Ganesha Chaturthi with a Pooja ceremony with the local Poojari; prayers and individual blessings were given and each staff member attending having their foreheads marked  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on February 23, 2022

A SENSE OF PLACE

LANGSTON GOLF COURSE

A golf course can be much more than just a collection of tees, fairways, bunkers, and  greens. Sometimes it can evolve into a home away from home, an informal community center, a gathering place where lifetime friendships are created. Langston Golf  ...

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Featured Article: Press Release

Posted on November 29, 2021

TROON NAMES KENDALL MURPHY

DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

Scottsdale, Ariz. (November 29, 2021) – Troon®, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, has named Kendall Murphy as the company’s first Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. In this new position,  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on June 17, 2021

Women Around The World

Of Troon

In honour of Troon Women’s Golf Month which runs throughout the month of June, we are celebrating some of the fantastic female associates around the world of Troon. From golf operations to teaching, marketing to membership management, these women  ...

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