TROON GOLF TO MANAGE SHACKAMAXON GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

Posted on March 03, 2010

Historic Club Features A.W. Tillinghast Design and Family-Oriented Environment



Scottsdale, Ariz. - Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club located in Scotch Plains, N.J.

Originally designed by renowned golf course architect A.W. Tillinghast, the member-owned private country club is a hidden gem in northern New Jersey. When the course was first constructed in 1916, it was known as one of the longest courses in the country - measuring 6,615 yards from the championship tees. Its signature ninth hole was one of Tillinghast's first "island" greens and has been rated by the Metropolitan Golf Association as the toughest ninth hole in the area. Providing an exceptional golf experience while preserving and enhancing the original concepts of this classic golf course has long been a major part of the Shackamaxon culture.

"We are pleased to be involved with Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club," stated John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations, Troon Golf. "The club has always been known for its first-class reputation and we are confident our management practices will contribute positively to the club's overall experience."

For nearly 100 years Shackamaxon has been committed to providing the ultimate family-oriented environment and is dedicated to maintaining an excellent golf course in the tradition of A.W. Tillinghast. The club strives to provide high-quality cuisine with friendly and efficient service, while cultivating social interaction to create unparalleled experiences for its members.

"We are proud to have Troon Golf manage Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club," said club president Jerry Sherman. "Troon Golf is known as the leading management company for premier golf clubs and we are confident their experience will deliver results and provide tremendous benefits for the club."

Club amenities include a talented PGA teaching staff, caddies to encourage walking, one of the largest outdoor pools in the state of New Jersey, kids' summer camp, and beautiful clubhouse facilities spanning over 40,000 square feet.

For membership information and inquiries, please call Jerome Louie at 908-233-1300 x 220.

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 & Country Club , Green Bay, Wis.; Troon North Golf Club , Scottsdale, Ariz.; The Golf Club at Equinox, Manchester Village, Vt.; Classic Club , Palm Desert, Calif.; One&Only Ocean Club , Paradise Island, Bahamas; and The Grove, London, England.

For additional news and information visit the Troon Golf Blog, become a Fan on Facebook, follow Troon Golf on Twitter, or subscribe to Troon Golf's YouTube Channel .

Scottsdale, Ariz. - Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club located in Scotch Plains, N.J.

Originally designed by renowned golf course architect A.W. Tillinghast, the member-owned private country club is a hidden gem in northern New Jersey. When the course was first constructed in 1916, it was known as one of the longest courses in the country - measuring 6,615 yards from the championship tees. Its signature ninth hole was one of Tillinghast's first "island" greens and has been rated by the Metropolitan Golf Association as the toughest ninth hole in the area. Providing an exceptional golf experience while preserving and enhancing the original concepts of this classic golf course has long been a major part of the Shackamaxon culture.

"We are pleased to be involved with Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club," stated John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations, Troon Golf. "The club has always been known for its first-class reputation and we are confident our management practices will contribute positively to the club's overall experience."

For nearly 100 years Shackamaxon has been committed to providing the ultimate family-oriented environment and is dedicated to maintaining an excellent golf course in the tradition of A.W. Tillinghast. The club strives to provide high-quality cuisine with friendly and efficient service, while cultivating social interaction to create unparalleled experiences for its members.

"We are proud to have Troon Golf manage Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club," said club president Jerry Sherman. "Troon Golf is known as the leading management company for premier golf clubs and we are confident their experience will deliver results and provide tremendous benefits for the club."

Club amenities include a talented PGA teaching staff, caddies to encourage walking, one of the largest outdoor pools in the state of New Jersey, kids' summer camp, and beautiful clubhouse facilities spanning over 40,000 square feet.

For membership information and inquiries, please call Jerome Louie at 908-233-1300 x 220.

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 & Country Club , Green Bay, Wis.; Troon North Golf Club , Scottsdale, Ariz.; The Golf Club at Equinox, Manchester Village, Vt.; Classic Club , Palm Desert, Calif.; One&Only Ocean Club , Paradise Island, Bahamas; and The Grove, London, England.

For additional news and information visit the Troon Golf Blog, become a Fan on Facebook, follow Troon Golf on Twitter, or subscribe to Troon Golf's YouTube Channel .
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