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Are you up for the challenge? Troon Challenge 2022

Troon invites you to experience great golf combined with friendly competition at the Troon Challenge, a series of amateur golf tournaments contested at several of the world’s finest golf courses. Regional qualifying events are held throughout the year at Troon courses across the United States. *Please note that the Troon Challenge is for amateurs only. Active PGA members or other golf professionals are not eligible to play.

Regional Qualifier Format

The event format is a two-person modified best ball (Shamble). Each player hits a tee-shot, the team selects the best tee-shot and each player plays their own ball from that point until it is holed. The lower of the two scores is the team score for the hole.

There is a Gross and Net Division at each Regional Qualifier. All Teams are eligible to compete in both divisions. Each team participant must provide a valid USGA GHIN handicap to compete in the Net Division. Players will receive 50% of their Course Handicap to determine their net score per hole.

The lowest Gross and Net scores of the entire field at all regional events will qualify for the 2022 Troon Challenge National Finals!

Regional Team Entry Fee Includes

  • 18 holes with cart
  • Practice balls prior to play
  • Callaway golf balls
  • Official AHEAD Troon Challenge hat
  • Live scoring powered by Golf Genius
  • Yardage guide, divot repair tool, bag tag (where available)
  • On-course contests (longest drive, putt & closest to the pin)
  • $10 prize fund per player
  • Troon Rewards points for entry fee

Additional Information

  • Teams can be comprised of two men, two women, or one man/one woman
  • Teams may enter multiple Regional Qualifier events to try to qualify for the Finals
  • Men will play approximate yardage of 6,500 – 6,800 yards
  • Women will play approximate yardage of 5,100 – 5,400 yards
  • Please note that The Troon Challenge is for amateurs only.  All PGA Members and PGA Associates, LPGA members or other golf professionals are not eligible to participate.
  • Troon Associates are not eligible to play.
  • If a participant plays in a regional qualifier and wins 1st place (gross or net), thus resulting in an invitation to the Troon Challenge Finals, then that player is no longer eligible to play in another qualifier with the same or new partner.

2022 Troon Challenge Regional Qualifier Schedule

Below is the schedule for the 2022 Troon Challenge! As registration opens for each qualifier, there will be a link provided in the far right column. Please refer to the registration page for start times, course being played, and any other added benefits for each individual qualifier. Start times may and can change from tee times to shotgun or shotgun to tee times based on current situations. We hope you enjoy your time out on the course and thank you for supporting the 2022 Troon Challenge!

*Please note that the Troon Challenge is for amateurs only. All PGA Members and PGA Associates, LPGA Member or other golf professionals are not eligible to participate.

Alabama

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Highland Park Golf Course 7/13/2022 Shotgun 1:00 pm $100 / $90 Highland Park Golf Course Members: $80 See Results

Arizona

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes 6/19/2022 Tee Times 6:00 am $185 / $175 See Results
The Westin Kierland Golf Club 7/10/2022 Tee Times 7:57 am $109 / $99 See Results
Boulders Resort & Spa 7/31/2022 Tee Times 7:30 am $114 / $94 See Results
Eagle Mountain Golf Club 8/13/2022 Shotgun 7:30 am $127 / $117 Eagle Mountain Card Holder: $117 See Results
Copper Canyon Golf Club 8/14/2022 Tee Times 8:00 am $109 / $99 See Results
Whirlwind Golf Club 8/14/2022 Shotgun 7:00 am $135 / $125 See Results
Lookout Mountain Golf Club 8/20/2022 Tee Times 7:30 am $95 / $90 See Results
The Phoenician Golf Club 8/21/2022 Shotgun 7:30 am $85 / $75 See Results
Golf Club of Estrella 8/27/2022 Shotgun 8:00 am $80 / $70 See Results
Troon North Golf Club 8/28/2022 Shotgun 9:00 am $141 / $129 See Results
Longbow Golf Club 9/10/2022 Tee Times 11:20 am $105 / $100 See Results
Poston Butte Golf Club 9/11/2022 Shotgun 8:00 am $85 / $70 Poston Butte Residents: $65 See Results
El Conquistador Golf & Tennis 9/24/2022 Shotgun 7:30 am $99 / $89 El Conquistador Members: $55 See Results
Sterling Grove Golf & Country Club 9/25/2022 Tee Times 9:00 am $90 / $85 Sterling Grove Member: $65 See Results

California

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Classic  Club 6/12/2022 Tee Times 9:30 am $125 / $115 See Results
Mission Hills North
Gary Player Signature Course
7/9/2022 Shotgun 7:00 am $99 / $89 See Results
Bayonet and Black Horse 7/10/2022 Shotgun 9:00 am $150 / $125 See Results
Indian Wells Golf Resort 7/15/2022 Shotgun 8:00 am $79 / $55 Active Military: $55 See Results
Yocha Dehe Golf Club 8/1/2022 Shotgun 9:00 am TBD TBD See Results
Silverado Resort & Spa 8/7/2022 Tee Times 11:00 am $250 / N/A Full Golf Silverado Members: $50 See Results
Monarch Beach Golf Links 8/21/2022 Shotgun 2:00 pm $169 / N/A See Results
Native Oaks Golf Club 10/2/2022 Shotgun 2:00 pm $115 / $100 Oaks Cardholders: $100 See Results
The Golf Club at Moffett Field 10/8/2022 Tee Times 10:00 am $90 / $80 See Results
Maderas Golf Club TBD TBD $299 / $265 Maderas Annual Pass:$95
Maderas Member: $199
TBD

Florida

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
World Golf Village (Slammer & Squire) 8/28/2022 Shotgun 8:30 am $135 / $125 See Results

Iowa

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Finkbine Golf Course 7/31/2022 Shotgun 1:00 pm $95 / $85 Finkbine Members: $45 See Results

Kansas

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Ironhorse Golf Club 8/6/2022 Tee Times 11:30 am $110 / $100 Ironhorse Golf Assoc. Players: $85

Triple Crown Passholders: $25

See Results

Nevada

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Red Hawk Golf Resort 5/15/2022 Tee Times 11:30 am $100 / $90 Club Members: $60 See Results
Coyote Spring Golf Club 10/29/2022 Shotgun 9:00 am $75 / $65 See Results

New Jersey

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Seaview Golf Club 8/7/2022 Tee Times 10:00 am $135 / $120 Seaview Member: 75 See Results

New York

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Team Per Player Registration
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge 6/23/2022 Tee Times 12:00 pm $110 / $100 Mansion Ridge Members $70 See Results

Oregon

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
Pronghorn Resort 6/19/2022 Tee Times 11:00 am $180 / $170 Pronghorn Golf Members: $50 See Results

Texas

Course Date Time Public / Troon Card Rate Per Player Other Fee Types Per Player Registration
La Cantera Resort & Spa 9/15/2022 Shotgun 1:30 pm $128 / $107 See Results

2022 Qualifier Results

Alabama

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Highland Park Golf Course Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Al Seigel

Al Gibbs

60

Elliot Miller

Jim McGregor

66

Jeff Goodgame

Brett Ostronic

62

Kyle Belcher

Justin Belcher

65

Arizona

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Sunday, Jun 19, 2022

Austin Mill

Lucas Hauer

61

Kristian Osuna

Alejandro De Zavala

62

Caleb Walker

John-Henry Rudd

60

Ronnie Schmitz

Tyson Anderson

62

The Westin Kierland Golf Club Sunday, July 10, 2022

Paul Ruth

Justin Sheakley

64

Beau Belczak

Jordan Sherry

66

Gavin Lyons

Michael Allard

63

Erich Barton

Edward Loterio

64

Boulders Resort & Spa Sunday, July 31, 2022

Baily Ogrin

Logan France

60

Jake Lydic

Kyle Roberts

64

Jeff Keen

Kalen Demary

62

Steve Fekety

Charlie Simpson

64

Eagle Mountain Golf Club Saturday, August 13, 2022

Mark Gaudio

Pete Lugowski

64

Jerrett Eiler

Don Vedeen

64

Mike Quinn

Chris Proft

59

Roy Miehe

Alan Smith

62

Copper Canyon Golf Club Sunday, August 14, 2022

Jimmy Hilton

Keith Beaman

61

Michael Cowan

John Cowan

66

Shawn Wojtcuk

Hans Anderson

62

Randall Epson

Charles Mahan

64

Whirlwind Golf Club Sunday, August 14, 2022

Sean O’Malley

Chad Hossack

60

Simen Marstokk

Marc Apps

66

Ted Meyer

Chris Rains

61

Chris Stout

Gil Amthor

65

Lookout Mountain Golf Club Saturday, August 20, 2022

Tyler Damman

Johan Edin

63

Kyler McCutcheon

Kory McCutcheon

66

Mike Sanchez

Justin Fuqua

62

Ryan Beeney

John Kristberg

65

The Phoenician Golf Club Sunday, August 21, 2022

Jordan Murray

Ty Britt

65

Jordan Flittie

Brady Lefferts

65

Shelley Dinges

Jason Glashan

63

Kyle Hemstreet

Fred Hubbard

64

Golf Club of Estrella Saturday, August 27, 2022

Keone Tyau

Sean Jensen

66

Arick Hanna

Justin Duncombe

66

Robert Kowalenko

Michael Nichols

63

Joe Forest

Michael MacLean

65

Troon North Golf Club Sunday, August 28, 2022

Ray Plewa

Kent Potts

64

Keegan O’Rahilly

Chris Hisle

66

Daniel Gensinger

Chris Gensinger

62

Michael Allard

Gavin Lyons

63

Longbow Golf Club Saturday, September 10, 2022

CJ Weston

Trevor Stock

63

Travis Zappia

John Peterson

65

Jeremy Meeter

Andrew Schneider

62

Alex Thornton

Jake Allen

65

Poston Butte Golf Club Sunday, September 11, 2022

Calvin Brown

Noah Klipstein

67

Sam Carlson

Kyler Kearns

68

Garrett Meyer

Jarrod Alquist

66

Shawn Buckley

Jon Parske

68

El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Saturday, September 24, 2022

Joey Degroff

Jonathon Cook

61

Joseph Renteria

John Bribiescas

70

Gabriel Rios

Joseph Moreno

66

Todd Kress

Scott Seppala

71

Sterling Grove Sunday, September 25, 2022

Jordan Flittie

Brady Lefferts

63

Justin Duncombe

Arick Hanna

65

Duwayne Mill

Curtis Young

63

Jake Van Pelt

Paul Van Pelt

63

California

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Classic Club Sunday, June 12, 2022

Alan Exelby

John Graham

65

Donna Basil

Bonnie Bronson

70

Brad Cooper

Ron Kienast

68

Ben Duval

Mike Parkin

72

Mission Hills North
Gary Player Signature Course
Saturday, July 9, 2022

Tyler Swartzendruber

Nick Johnson

64

Darren Ernst

Richard Tyler

67

Daren Ernst

Richard Tyler

63

Tyler Swartzendruber

Nick Johnson

64

Bayonet and Black Horse Sunday, July 10, 2022

Mike Tobian

Austin Tobian

64

Dan Sewell

Si Stannard

69

Ben Donaldson

Mason Escalante

65

Mike Luna

Steve Poletti

66

Indian Wells Golf Resort Friday, July 15, 2022

Scott O’Malley

Dan Lempa

67

David Saunder

Greg Photias

68

Cash Metcalf

Dustin Metcalf

62

Richard Foster

James Pace

65

Yocha Dehe Golf Club Monday, August 1, 2022

Uthira Ganaprakasam

Ony Velez

62

Jake Stewart

James Matthew

62

Lee Fuller

Derek Wright

59

Todd Lewis

Zachary Lewis

61

Silverado Resort & Spa Sunday, August 7, 2022

Billy Speer

Nathan Adkins

63

Berkeley Bodine

Bryan Hunt

67

Chris Pollastrini

Joseph Aldridge

60

N/A

Monarch Beach Golf Links Sunday, August 21, 2022

Joshua Levitt

Sean Keefe

61

Mark Premo

Dennis Boratynec

63

Ben Duval

Kyle Biniasz

60

Dave Harwood

Jeff Pries

61

Native Oaks Golf Club Sunday, October  2, 2022

Dave Harwood

Jeff Pries

64

Nic Dillavou

Chad David

68

Jim Daley

Dan Hardmeyer

64

Brian Albright

Quinn Albright

64

The Golf Club at Moffett Field Sunday, October 8, 2022

Frank Apodaca

Joe Morse

66

Anthony Colvin

Christopher Audi

69

Doug Crowther

Thomas Crowther

66

Yuji Okamoto

Charles Chapa

68

Hiddenbrooke Golf Club Sunday, October 23, 2022

Jeffrey Conrad

Joe Hampton

71

Ravi Wilson

Thomas Hamilton

72

Jerry Johnson

Monte Johnson

65

Chaleen Lee

Tee Saelee

71

Florida

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
World Golf Village – Slammer & Squire Sunday, August 28 2022

William Carns

David Reynolds

68

Corie Sink

Glen Shipe

70

Jason Adams

Justin Adams

58

Eric Barton

Edward Loterio

64

Hawaii

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Mauna Lani TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

Iowa

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Finkbine Golf Course Sunday, July 31, 2022

Kyle Spence

Caleb Stinespring

63

Matthew Ward

Jonathan Rogers

65

Wade Weber

Ben Wolf

63

Jace Lapierre

George Cooper

64

Kansas

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Ironhorse Golf Club Saturday, August 6, 2022

Matt Norgard

Darius Lechtenberger

66

Matthew Scherin

Michael Kaufman

66

Jeff Kren

John Sells

63

Don Klamm

Joe Sharkey

64

Nevada

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Red Hawk Golf Club Sunday, May 15, 2022

Doug Crowther

Thomas Crowther

65

Rich Schact

Frank Apodaca

68

Doug Zearfoss

Joe Gonzalez

67

5 Way Tie

Coyote Spring Golf Club Saturday, October 29, 2022

Logan Neilson

Brett Tye

66

Brian Glennon

Alex Porrier

73

Mike Campbell

Phil Erickson

68

Neal Allen

Rick Christian

73

New Jersey

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Seaview Golf Club Sunday, August 7, 2022

Kevin Weeks

Bill Burke

64

Pat MacDonald

George McGowen

76

Shaun Currie

TJ McDonald

64

Jay Goldstein

Pete Mills

71

New York

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge Thursday, June 23, 2022

Gerald Maric

Mike Perkovic

66

Patrick Zimmer

Scott Zimmer

71

Todd Van Grouw

Russ Craig

64

Tim O’Krongly

Kevin Maguire

65

Oregon

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
Pronghorn Resort Sunday, June 19, 2022

Jordan Rodriguez

Bodhi Parkin

69

Michael Jackson

Wink Jackson

71

Bill Myers

Doug Parker

69*

Tom Carlsen

Conner Carlsen

69*

Texas

Course Date Gross Winners Gross 2nd Place Net Winners Net 2nd Place
La Cantera Golf Club Thursday, September 15, 2022

Matt Griffin

Will Griffin

62

Alex Birnbrich

Mike Pimentle

66

Steven Stapleton

Shane Stapleton

63

Shaun Sexton

Cooper Willard

64

 

* Denotes Playoff

2022 Troon Challenge National Finals

 

Host Facility Located in Indian Wells, California

DATES: DECEMBER 9-11, 2022

 

Low Score Gross & Low Score Net from each qualifier will be eligible to sign-up for the Troon National Finals.
**Sign-up for The Finals will be emailed to you within 7-10 business days after the date of the qualifier**
Cost

You will get the option at sign-up:

  • Single Occupancy (PER PLAYER) = $1,150 total*
  • Double Occupancy (PER TEAM) = $1,450 total*
2022 TROON NATIONAL FINALS FEE INCLUDES:                                                
  • NEW FOR 2022: Entry fee is inclusive of 2 night accommodation at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort (Friday 12/9 & Saturday 12/10)**
    Includes: Resort fee ($72 value – $36/night) + Parking ($36 – $18 per single vehicle)
  • 36-holes contested over two days at Indian Wells Golf Resort (one round on Players Course and one Round on Celebrity Course)
  • Friday Night (12/9) welcome reception with Shots in The Night Experience, 2 drink tickets & appetizers
  • Breakfast provided daily
  • On Course lunch provided daily
  • Practice Balls prior to play
  • $100 Callaway Shopping Experience
  • Callaway Golf Balls
  • Official AHEAD Troon Challenge Finals Hat
  • Live scoring powered by Golf Genius
  • Troon Rewards points for entry fee
  • Post-tournament awards reception
  • 1st & 2nd placed teams, in both divisions, win an engraved crystal trophy, Callaway Gift certificate & gear
  • 3rd place teams, in both divisions win a Callaway gift certificate & gear
  • NEW FOR 2022: Prizes for daily 1st placed teams in both divisions!!
  • On-course contests (longest drive & closest to the pin)
  • Hole-In-One contests, both days, for a chance to win $10,000 dollars cash
  • A chance to win other great prizes!

*Finalists will need to secure their own airfare & transportation
**You will have the option to add nights (pre/post) when you sign-up for The Finals

Please note that the Troon Challenge is for amateurs only. All PGA Members and PGA Associates, LPGA Member or other golf professionals are not eligible to participate. 
Cancellation Policy:

From now until 11:59 PM on Monday November 7th = Full refund
Starting 12:00 AM on Tuesday November 8th through 11:59 PM on Friday December 2nd = 50% refund
Starting 12:00 AM on Saturday December 3rd until the event = No refund

For questions:

Email: troonchallenge@troon.com              

Past Troon Challenge National Finals Champions

Gross Division

Net Division

2021 Joey Pirmann & Austin Quick Ronnie Schmitz & Tyson Anderson
2020 Clark Hoppel & Matt Barlow Alex Birnbrich & Michael Pimentel
2019 Jared Perry & Matt Larson Barry Agard & Ryan Beeney
2018 Colin Olberding & Scott Blair Brian Wiscombe & Denny Sikkila
2017 Jimmy Kozikowski & James Woods Ronnie Schmitz & Dwayne Townsend
2016 Alexander Abate & Carter Newman Paul Ventimiglio & Joe Boragno
2015 Steven Blackford & Joseph Fox Barbara Rund & Sean Rund
2014 Chad Hossack & Sean O’Malley Philip Bowker & Tommy Harrison
2013 Katrina Delen-Briones & Miguel Camitoc Chris Grieder & Robert Baker
2012 Jason Guptill & Kevin Altenhoff Dan Johnson & Jim Smith
2011 Andy Dannewitz & Brian Richmeier Jeff Holmes & Devin Bland
2010 Thomas Renli & Jeff Koprivetz Bob Wood & Joel Temple
2009 Steven Blackford & Joe Fox Clay Scagnoli & Michael Scagnoli
2008 Jonas DeWitt & Jason Guptill Nick Han & David Hwang
2007 David Ujihara & Gary Wing John Brokars & Clinton McCaw
2006 Michael Fraley & Jared Albert Matt Nolan & John Fartelly

Contact Us

For questions regarding individual events and registration, please contact the course directly.

All other general inquiries can be submitted using the form below.

Email: TroonChallenge@Troon.com
Phone: 480.606.1000

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