Troon International, the leader in upscale golf course management is celebrating after eleven of its leading destinations were named in the 2019 World Golf Awards. Categories included; World’s Best new Golf Course 2019, World's Best Golf Clubhouse 2019, Middle East's Best 9 Hole Golf Course 2019 and United Arab Emirates' Best Golf Course 2019.
The World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and golf destinations. Voted for by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry as well as golf tourism consumers, these accolades further solidify Troon’s place within the market and recognises a collection of the finest venues around the globe.
The pick of the awards was the recognition of Dubai Hills Golf Club by Jumeirah as the best new golf course in the world. The award is testament to the foresight of Emaar Properties in the development of such an iconic new course and the tireless work of the team in developing and maintaining the magnificent facility.
The categories and award winners were: World’s Best New Golf Course 2019 – Dubai Hills Golf Club by Jumeirah; World's Best Golf Clubhouse 2019 - Royal Greens Golf and Country Club (Saudi Arabia); Sri Lanka's Best Golf Course 2019 - Victoria Golf & Country Resort; Bulgaria's Best Golf Course 2019 - Pravets Golf Club; Greece's Best Golf Course 2019 - Costa Navarino Golf - The Bay Course; Scotland's Best Golf Hotel 2019 - Fairmont St Andrews; Middle East's Best 9 Hole Golf Course 2019 - The Track, Meydan Golf (UAE); Bahrain's Best Golf Course 2019 - The Royal Golf Club - Montgomerie Course; Saudi Arabia's Best Golf Course 2019 - Royal Greens Golf and Country Club; United Arab Emirates' Best Golf Course 2019 - Abu Dhabi Golf Club; Abu Dhabi's Best Golf Course 2019 - Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Dubai's Best Golf Hotel 2019 - Address Montgomerie.
Mark Chapleski, President of Troon International, said: “We are delighted to have so many of our finest venues featured in this year’s World Golf Awards, which is testament to the hard work of the Associates concerned. Through their efforts we have been able to ensure these properties, each located within their own stunning natural setting, are maintained to the highest standard and befitting a reputation as some of the best golf locations in the world.”
The range of awards in this highly competitive market demonstrates Troon’s International Division’s comprehensive service ability, commitment to nurturing talent and passion to create the ultimate experience for guests and members.
Troon also set the standard for innovation, providing a host of unique events, both on and off the course, engaging membership packages and tailored services for international inbound visitors.
With 2020 around the corner and a number of globally-significant competitions being hosted at managed venues; such as The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, Gary Player Invitational at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisors hosted at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club, Troon is further cementing its place as the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing.
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Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 465 locations around the globe, including managing 510 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 400 food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45 states and 33 countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Green Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Consulting. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina; Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club in Wickenburg, Ariz.; Yocha Dehe Golf Club in Brooks, Calif.; Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE; and Buenaventura Golf Club in Panama. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.
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