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TROON ANNOUNCES 2019 TROON CHALLENGE SCHEDULE
Author: Rob Myers
Regional qualifying events kickoff May 5th at Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Conn. and Shadow Hills Golf Club in Indio, Calif. Entry into qualifying events includes green fee, cart, practice balls, Callaway golf balls, an Ogio shoe bag, an official AHEAD Troon Challenge hat, event prizes and a post-tournament awards reception.
“Last year was a record year for the Troon Challenge with more than 1,600 regional golfers vying for a chance to come to Scottsdale for the Troon Challenge Finals at Troon North,” said Kris Strauss, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Troon. “This year, with over 34 regional qualifying events in 11 states, we know 2019 will be even bigger and better. We are looking forward to seeing how the exciting qualifying events unfold and hosting the 2019 Finals at The Phoenician and Troon North.”
“We certainly couldn’t pull off events of this scale without the support of our loyal golf guests, Troon Cardholders, host venues and of course, our sponsors such as Callaway Golf, Golf Genius, Experience Scottsdale, AHEAD, Pepsi and Ship Sticks,” added Strauss. “To all involved, thank you, and we look forward to a great Troon Challenge season!”
For more information or to register for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf, visit www.troon.com/troon_challenge.
The 2019 Troon Challenge is presented by Callaway Golf, along with supporting partners Experience Scottsdale, AHEAD, Pepsi, and Ship Sticks, with scoring powered by Golf Genius.
2019 Troon Challenge Schedule:
Highland Park Golf Course, Birmingham – Wednesday, July 17
Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale – Sunday, June 2
Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club, Wickenburg – Sunday, June 9
El Conquistador Golf & Tennis, Oro Valley - Saturday, June 22
The Phoenician, Scottsdale – Sunday, June 23
Copper Canyon Golf Club, Buckeye – Saturday, July 13
Boulders Resort & Spa, Cave Creek – Sunday, August 4
The Westin Kierland Golf Club, Scottsdale – Sunday, August 11
Sewailo Golf Club, Tucson – Sunday, August 18
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes, Maricopa – Sunday, August 25
Golf Club of Estrella, Goodyear – Sunday, September 8
Lookout Mountain Golf Club, Phoenix – Saturday, September 14
Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler – Sunday, September 22
Laughlin Ranch Golf Club, Bullhead City – Saturday, November 2
Poston Butte Golf Club, Florence – Sunday, November 10
Shadow Hills Golf Club, Indio – Sunday, May 5
Ashwood Golf Course, Apple Valley – Sunday, July 28
Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa – Sunday, July 28
The Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage – Sunday, August 4
Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks – Sunday, August 4
Diablo Grande Golf Club, Patterson – Sunday, August 18
Maderas Golf Club, San Diego – Sunday, August 25
Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells – Sunday, September 22
Classic Club, Palm Desert – Sunday, October 6
PGA WEST, La Quinta – Sunday, October 27
The Ridge, Castle Pines – Friday, October 11
Lake of Isles, North Stonington – Sunday, May 5
Tiburón Golf Club, Naples – Sunday, June 9
Ironhorse Golf Club, Leawood – Saturday, August 10
Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, Atlantic City – Sunday, August 4
Centennial Golf Club, Carmel – Sunday, July 14
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, Monroe – Monday, July 29
La Cantera Hill Country Resort, San Antonio – Sunday, June 23
The Rawls Course at Texas Tech, Lubbock – Sunday, June 23
Potomac Shores Golf Club, Potomac Shores – Sunday, August 18
Troon Challenge Official Sponsor Details:
Callaway Golf: Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) creates products designed to make every golfer a better golfer. Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls, and sells golf accessories, under the Callaway Golf and Odyssey brands worldwide. For more information, visit www.callawaygolf.com.
Experience Scottsdale: Welcome to the world’s finest golf destination. It’s a bold claim, but we’ve got the numbers to back it up. Start with nearly 200 Scottsdale-area golf courses and 330 plus days of sunshine annually. Add in local residents like Aaron Baddeley, Brandel Chamblee and Tom Lehman. And when you top it off with an enviable collection of golf lifestyle pursuits, Scottsdale’s virtues are as clear as the sky on a typical day. For more information, visit www.experiencescottsdale.com.
AHEAD: Founded in 1995, AHEAD is a multi-dimensional brand with a proven track record of success distributing headwear, apparel, and accessories to the green grass, resort, and corporate markets. Its single focus of providing quality products, innovative, high-quality design, and merchandising concepts has led to more than 20 years of continued growth and expansion. AHEAD is a leading supplier of headwear to the USGA, PGA of America, Ryder Cup, and numerous PGA Tour events in addition to more than 5,000 green grass and resort shops throughout the world. Among active professional golfers who wear AHEAD gear on the course are Jim Furyk and Brittany Lincicome. Golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sorenstam wear AHEAD exclusively. For more information, visit www.aheadweb.com.
Pepsi: Pepsi has been bringing fun and refreshment to consumers for over 100 years. From its humble beginnings over a century ago, Pepsi-Cola has grown to become one of the best known, most loved products throughout the world. For more information, visit www.pepsiusa.com.
Ship Sticks: Founded in 2011, Ship Sticks provides a door-to-door shipping solution for the traveling golfer who desires a hassle-free traveling experience. As the most reliable and cost effective shipping service available, Ship Sticks has partnered with the world’s finest Golf Resorts, Country Clubs and Hotels to allow for an effortless shipping experience. Shipping golf clubs and luggage with Ship Sticks allows you to save time and money at the airport by avoiding the long check-in lines, crowded baggage terminals, and expensive baggage fees. Whether your clubs are being picked up from your home or office, Ship Sticks guarantees an on-time delivery to wherever you’re staying or playing. For additional information with regards to these convenient services, please visit www.shipsticks.com.
Golf Genius: Golf Genius software offers affordable, fully-featured cloud-based software for organizing and managing golf events, leagues and trips. Golf Genius saves time and eliminates hassle for PGA Professionals, event organizers, league managers, amateur and professional associations and trip captains, enabling them to deliver a greatly enhanced experience to golfers with live scoring, TV leaderboards and custom websites displaying pairings, results, statistics, sponsor branding, photos, message boards, and more. For more information, visit www.golfgenius.com.