TROON GOLF TO MANAGE INDIAN WELLS GOLF RESORT

Posted on May 27, 2009
Scottsdale, Ariz. - Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Indian Wells Golf Resort, located in Indian Wells, Calif. The widely acclaimed facility features 36-holes of championship golf.

Among its many accolades, Indian Wells Golf Resort holds the distinction of being the only daily-fee facility to have two courses currently featured on Golfweek's top 25 "Best Courses You Can Play" in California. Indian Wells has also received numerous awards and accolades from Golf Digest, Golf Magazine and several other golf and travel publications.

"Indian Wells Golf Resort has established itself as one of Southern California's premier golf destinations," stated Hud Hinton, president and COO, Troon Golf. "We couldn't be more pleased to have been selected by the Indian Wells City Council for this important assignment and are confident our management practices will contribute to an even greater level of success for this world-class facility."

Designed by course architect Clive Clark, the Celebrity Course measures just over 7,000 yards. Playability, diversity, and challenge are among the highlights of this desert masterpiece, which features breathtaking mountain views and stunning water features. Contoured fairways and Clark's strategic use of bunkers combine to create an unmatched and memorable golf experience that keeps both amateur and PGA Tour players returning again and again.

The Players Course, designed by John Fought, is a brilliant contrast to the Celebrity Course, measuring more than 7,300 yards. The course was completed in 2007 and features dynamic bunkering and generous fairway corridors. The undulating topography delivers an added challenge and interest to every approach shot.

"We are confident that Troon Golf will help take Indian Wells Golf Resort to the next level by establishing new standards of excellence on both golf courses and in food & beverage," stated Larry Spicer, Mayor of Indian Wells.

Indian Wells Golf Resort recently opened a 53,000 square-foot clubhouse called the IW Club. The completion of this multi-purpose facility marks the end of an ambitious development project that now boasts a complete package of world-class golf and desert lifestyle offerings. Clubhouse amenities include a golf shop with a variety of retail offerings, the Callaway Performance Center that is one of just nine in the country, as well as fine and casual dining venues that offer unobstructed views of the surrounding mountains.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon Golf is the world's largest golf management company, overseeing operations at properties located in 31 states and 26 countries. Additionally, 39 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include Oneida Golf and Country Club , Green Bay, Wis.; Troon North Golf Club , Scottsdale, Ariz.; The Club at St. James Plantation , Southport, N.C.; Classic Club , Palm Desert, Calif.; Roco Ki , Punta Macao, Dominican Republic; and The Grove , London, England.

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