Senior Vice President, Operations
DJ Flanders, a Member of the PGA of America, joined Troon in 1999 and has over 20 years of experience in the golf industry. During his tenure with Troon, he has successfully managed properties around the world including the United States, Japan, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. During his tenure with Troon, Flanders’ commitment to excellence has been recognized on multiple occasions, including Troon’s Facility of the Year (2000, 2013); Troon’s Most Improved Facility (2001, 2010), Troon’s Turnaround Facility of the Year (2007), Troon’s Ambassador Award (2006) and Troon’s General Manager of the Year (2007). Flanders was also recognized by Golf Inc. Magazine as one of the “Top 20 Most Admired Operators in Golf” in 2008. He was appointed to his current role as Director of Operations for Troon Middle East in February 2014, where he is responsible for overseeing Troon's operations at some of the top golf courses in the region.