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.
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.
ALLEGRIA 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 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