Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to recognize its managed properties named to Celebrated Living’s 2009 “Readers’ Choice Platinum List.” The current summer issue lists more than 200 hotels, golf courses, spas and cruise lines that received the highest endorsement from its discerning, travel-savvy readers. The following properties were among the select few to make the prestigious list.

Top 20 U.S. Golf Courses
No. 16 – Troon North Golf Club (Monument), Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 17 – Monarch Beach Golf Links, Dana Point, Calif.

Top 20 International Golf Courses
No. 4 – Ocean Club, Paradise Island, Bahamas

Top 20 U.S. Mainland Hotels
No. 8 – The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 13 – St. Regis Monarch Beach, Dana Point, Calif.

Top 10 Mexico/Central America/South America Hotels
No. 3 – One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico

Top 10 Caribbean Hotels
No. 10 – One&Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island, Bahamas

Top 10 Europe Hotels
No. 10 – Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland

Top 10 U.S. Business Hotels
No. 9 – The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Editor’s Choice – Top International Golf Courses
Turnberry (Ailsa), Ayrshire, Scotland
Cap Cana (Punta Espada Golf Club), Juanillo Beach, Dominican Republic

“Each of these facilities continually strives to provide an unparalleled experience and we are proud to see them recognized by the readers of Celebrated Living,” stated Hud Hinton, president and COO, Troon Golf.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at properties located in 31 states and 26 countries. Additionally, 39 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include Oneida Golf and Country Club , Green Bay, Wis.; Troon North Golf Club , Scottsdale, Ariz.; The Club at St. James Plantation , Southport, N.C.; Classic Club , Palm Desert, Calif.; Roco Ki , Punta Macao, Dominican Republic; and The Grove , London, England.

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