TROON GOLF DRIVES FORWARD in 2000 with RECENT PROMOTIONS

Posted on March 06, 2000

Glasco and Harrell named Vice Presidents, Operations

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Troon Golf, the world's leading luxury golf management, development, and marketing company, recently announced several promotions which support its continuing growth.

Hud Hinton, Troon Golf's President and Chief Operating Officer, announced the promotion of Bruce Glasco to the position of Vice President, Operations, Western United States. Glasco joined Troon Golf in 1999 as Assistant Vice President of this division. In his new position, Glasco continues to oversee all Troon Golf facilities in the western region, including several properties in Privé, Troon Golf's private club management division.

Prior to his move to Troon Golf, Glasco worked nearly three years with Hines Development Company. Glasco, a former PGA golf professional, has an extensive background in project management, and experience at several of the country's most prestigious golf clubs that include Bay Hill Country Club, Orlando, Florida and Pine Valley Golf Club, Clementon, New Jersey. Glasco graduated from Western Michigan University with additional studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is a member of the Urban Land Institute.

Mitch Harrell was named Vice President, Operations, Eastern United States. Born in Texas and raised in Colorado, Harrell has been a PGA golf professional since 1986 with experience at high-end public and private facilities that include Cherry Hills Country Club, Denver, Colorado, Boulder Country Club, Boulder, Colorado and Green Gables Country Club, Denver, Colorado. Prior to joining Troon Golf in 1999, Harrell served 11 years as Director of Operations and Managing Director for Evergreen Alliance Golf in Dallas, Texas.

In addition to Glasco and Harrell, Ryan Walls steps into the newly created position of Assistant Vice President, Corporate Operations. Walls' responsibilities will include overseeing all Troon Golf improvement initiatives, golf schools and retail programs, new facility transitions, as well as recruitment and staffing efforts. Born and raised in Crown Point, Indiana, Walls has been employed by Troon Golf since 1997.

"As Troon Golf continues its rapid pace of growth, we are fortunate to be able to rely on such dynamic, experienced individuals as Bruce, Mitch and Ryan to oversee sectors of our operations," said Troon Golf President and Chief Operating Officer, Hud Hinton. "Our vision of global growth is simply not possible without people of their qualifications and experience who can ensure that our ‘Troon Golf Experience' is delivered consistently and without exception."

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf, the world's leading high-end golf development, marketing, and management company, manages such prestigious properties as Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona; The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock, Colorado; Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort, Galena, Illinois; The Westin Innisbrook Resort, Tampa Bay, Florida and Turnberry Hotel, Golf Courses & Spa, Ayrshire, Scotland. Cyndi Wilsher Advertising Manager 480.368.5151 Tim Greenwell Sr. VP Sales & Marketing 480.606.1000 SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Troon Golf, the world's leading luxury golf management, development, and marketing company, recently announced several promotions which support its continuing growth.

Hud Hinton, Troon Golf's President and Chief Operating Officer, announced the promotion of Bruce Glasco to the position of Vice President, Operations, Western United States. Glasco joined Troon Golf in 1999 as Assistant Vice President of this division. In his new position, Glasco continues to oversee all Troon Golf facilities in the western region, including several properties in Privé, Troon Golf's private club management division.

Prior to his move to Troon Golf, Glasco worked nearly three years with Hines Development Company. Glasco, a former PGA golf professional, has an extensive background in project management, and experience at several of the country's most prestigious golf clubs that include Bay Hill Country Club, Orlando, Florida and Pine Valley Golf Club, Clementon, New Jersey. Glasco graduated from Western Michigan University with additional studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is a member of the Urban Land Institute.

Mitch Harrell was named Vice President, Operations, Eastern United States. Born in Texas and raised in Colorado, Harrell has been a PGA golf professional since 1986 with experience at high-end public and private facilities that include Cherry Hills Country Club, Denver, Colorado, Boulder Country Club, Boulder, Colorado and Green Gables Country Club, Denver, Colorado. Prior to joining Troon Golf in 1999, Harrell served 11 years as Director of Operations and Managing Director for Evergreen Alliance Golf in Dallas, Texas.

In addition to Glasco and Harrell, Ryan Walls steps into the newly created position of Assistant Vice President, Corporate Operations. Walls' responsibilities will include overseeing all Troon Golf improvement initiatives, golf schools and retail programs, new facility transitions, as well as recruitment and staffing efforts. Born and raised in Crown Point, Indiana, Walls has been employed by Troon Golf since 1997.

"As Troon Golf continues its rapid pace of growth, we are fortunate to be able to rely on such dynamic, experienced individuals as Bruce, Mitch and Ryan to oversee sectors of our operations," said Troon Golf President and Chief Operating Officer, Hud Hinton. "Our vision of global growth is simply not possible without people of their qualifications and experience who can ensure that our ‘Troon Golf Experience' is delivered consistently and without exception."

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf, the world's leading high-end golf development, marketing, and management company, manages such prestigious properties as Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona; The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock, Colorado; Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort, Galena, Illinois; The Westin Innisbrook Resort, Tampa Bay, Florida and Turnberry Hotel, Golf Courses & Spa, Ayrshire, Scotland. Cyndi Wilsher Advertising Manager 480.368.5151 Tim Greenwell Sr. VP Sales & Marketing 480.606.1000
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