Scottsdale, Ariz. (January 24, 2018) – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, recently had 31 of its affiliated courses featured in Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide” and “Best Courses You Can Play” ranking of “Best Courses” for 2018.
Fifteen Troon-affiliated golf courses are represented on the “Best 200 Resort Courses” list, led by Kapalua’s Plantation Course on Maui at No. 13. Pronghorn’s Nicklaus Course in Bend, Oregon is No. 43, Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai is ranked No. 57, Troon North Golf Club’s Monument and Pinnacle Courses place No. 86 and 89 respectively, while Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa comes in at No. 88 and Camp Creek Golf Club in Panama Beach, Florida is No. 93.
Thirteen Troon-managed facilities are included in the “Best 200 Residential Courses,” led by Pronghorn’s Fazio Course in Bend at No. 13 and Quintero Golf Club in Peoria, Arizona, which is ranked No. 69 in the country.
Three of Troon’s facilities are also ranked in the “Best 50 Courses of the Caribbean and Mexico,” including Port Royal Golf Club in Southampton, Bermuda at No. 27, Ocean Club in the Bahamas at No. 39 and Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico at No. 46.
The 31 Troon-managed or affiliated courses that received recognition by Golfweek include:
Best 100 Resort Courses
No. 13 Kapalua – (Plantation) – Maui, Hawaii
No. 43 Pronghorn – (Nicklaus) – Bend, Ore.
No. 57 Princeville Makai Golf Club – Kauai, Hawaii
No. 86 Troon North Golf Club – (Monument) – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 88 Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club – Maricopa, Ariz.
No. 89 Troon North Golf Club – (Pinnacle) – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 93 Camp Creek Golf Club – Panama City Beach, Florida
Next Best 100 Resort Courses
No. 126 Silverado Resort and Spa – (North) – Napa, Calif.
No. 133 La Cantera Resort & Spa – (Palmer) – San Antonio, Texas
No. 134 Lake of Isles – (North) – North Stonington, Conn.
No. 136 Boulders Resort & Spa – (North) – Carefree, Ariz.
No. 149 Kapalua – (Bay) – Maui, Hawaii
No. 173 Boulders Resort & Spa – (South) – Carefree, Ariz.
No. 186 The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa – (Ridge/Canyon) – Tucson, Ariz.
No. 200 Yocha DeHe Golf Club at Cache Creek Casino Resort – Brooks, Calif.
Best 100 Residential Courses
No. 13 Pronghorn – (Fazio) – Bend, Ore.
No. 69 Quintero Golf Club – Peoria, Ariz.
No. 81 Troon Country Club – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 93 Powder Horn Golf Club – Sheridan, Wyo.
No. 94 Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club – Wickenburg, Ariz.
No. 99 Red Ledges – Heber City, Utah
No. 100 Belfair Golf Club – (West) – Bluffton, South Carolina
Next Best 100 Residential Courses
No. 102 Pine Canyon Club – Flagstaff, Ariz.
No. 141 Troon North Golf Club – (Monument) – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 158 Belfair Golf Club – (East) – Bluffton, South Carolina
No. 171 The Peninsula Golf & Country Club – Millsboro, Del.
No. 174 Conestoga Golf Club – Mesquite, Nev.
No. 196 Winchester Country Club – Meadow Vista, Calif.
Top 50 Best of the Caribbean and Mexico
No. 27 Port Royal Golf Club – Southhampton, Bermuda
No. 39 Ocean Club – Paradise Island, Bahamas
No. 46 Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club – Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Every year, Golfweek’s elite team of course raters, which currently boasts more than 850 evaluators, surveys more than 3,600 courses – grading each nominated course on the basis of Golfweek’s 10 strict standards of evaluation. Collectively, these knowledgeable raters have turned in more than 75,000 votes to compile Golfweek’s Best Courses lists.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Troon also 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 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International with properties located in 35 states and 33 countries. Additionally, there are 57 Troon affiliated properties featuring 79 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Lake of Isles Golf Club in North Stonington, Connecticut; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; The Centurion Club in London, England; Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples in Florida; Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and Palmilla Golf Club in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.