Troon Golf experienced another year of growth in ’08, expanding its portfolio across 32 states and 27 countries.
From Arizona to Australia to Dubai, here’s a quick review looking back at the newcomers of 2008.
THE ELS CLUB
The Els Club at Dubai Sports City is the world’s first integrated sports city located in the United Arab Emirates and is PGA Tour player Ernie Els’ first step from golf into hospitality.
LITTLE RIVER GOLF & RESORT
Little River Golf & Resort is located in the Sandhills golf region of North Carolina. Just five miles north of Pinehurst in Carthage, Little River is one of the area’s premier golf resorts.
DISMAL RIVER CLUB
Dismal River Club in Mullen, Neb. features an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Course that rolls through the natural terrain of the Sandhills, located in the north-central region of the state.
FOREST OAKS COUNTRY CLUB
Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. features traditional style, strategic challenges, and immaculate playing conditions, making it one of North Carolina’s top private golf courses.
THE GOLF CLUB AT CHAMPIONS CIRCLE
The Golf Club at Champions Circle showcases a championship-level golf course, nestled among the rolling hills of a former cattle ranch. The course measures 7,005 yards and is lined with 100-year-old oak trees, as well as winding creeks and white limestone outcroppings.
CONCORD COUNTRY CLUB
Concord Country Club in West Chester, Pa. has a rich history that dates back to 1927. Tree-lined fairways call for controlled shots off the tee while closely guarded greens demand pinpoint accuracy.
DON GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Don Golf & Country Club is located near Rostov-on-Don in the historic town of Stanitsa Starocherkasskaya, Russia.
SOUTHERN DUNES GOLF CLUB
Southern Dunes Golf Club is a private club surrounded by the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert, located in Maricopa, Ariz.
THE CLUB AT PARADISE RANCH
Located in Grants Pass, Ore., this development features three major components under Troon Golf’s professional management including The Club at Paradise Ranch, Paradise Ranch Resort and the Paradise Ranch Homeowners Association.
LINKS HOPE ISLAND GOLF CLUB
The Links Hope Island Golf Club is one of Australia’s flagship golf facilities.
Agalarov Estates is Moscow’s first fully integrated private golf community set on 840 acres of rich, fertile land.
Allegria is the first Greg Norman signature golf course in Egypt. The course is situated within close proximity to the center of Cairo with incredible views of the ancient pyramids and is scheduled to open in 2009.
Costa Blanca by Metro is a new golf, tennis and beach community just 45 minutes from the capital city of Santo Domingo and 20 minutes from Las Americas International Airport in the Dominican Republic.
BALLENISLES COUNTRY CLUB
BallenIsles Country Club is a premier, private country club located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
SAADIYAT BEACH GOLF COURSE
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is the only signature Gary Player-designed golf course in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf’s only “ocean” course. The course is expected to open in the third quarter of 2009.
CONESTOGA GOLF CLUB
Conestoga Golf Club is located northeast of downtown Las Vegas in Mesquite, Nevada. When all 18 holes open in late 2009, the Gary Panks-designed course will feature a spectacular layout meandering through natural arroyos and jaw-dropping elevation changes.
LA QUINTA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Situated in the heart of Costa del Sol’s golf valley, outside Marbella, Spain, La Quinta Golf & Country Club features 27 holes designed by golf course architect Manolo Pinero
MANCHESTER COUNTRY CLUB
Manchester Country Club is one of the finest luxury golf courses in all of New England.
Black Diamond is a highly acclaimed private golf community located in Lecanto, Fla. Black Diamond’s 45-hole golf complex has been consistently rated among the world’s best.