Scottsdale, Ariz. – Savvy golfers and travelers around the world have voted…and Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is thrilled to congratulate those of the company’s managed-facilities that have been recognized on Condé Nast Traveler’s list of Top 100 Golf Resorts. Published in the June, 2005 issue, the ratings are based on nearly 1,500 respondents evaluating 334 golf resorts they have visited in the past three years. The 10th Anniversary of Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 100 Golf Resorts attests to its readers’ astute judgment of destinations, accommodations, and transportation. Those Troon Golf-managed facilities that are making their debut on this prestigious list include The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa at No. 71 and The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa at No. 74.

“This recognition is a true testament to the close alliance Troon Golf has with many of the world’s leading hotel operators,” stated Troon Golf President and Chief Operating Officer, Hud Hinton. “We are thrilled for our managed-facilities to receive this well-respected accolade and thank our associates for their tireless efforts to provide the best possible resort golf experience for all guests.”

Troon Golf partners include Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, with premier golf properties under the flag of St. Regis, Luxury Collection, Westin & Sheraton. Troon Golf also partners with Kerzner International on its One&Only brand of ultra-luxurious hotels and resorts in exotic locations, such as Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico and The Ocean Club, Paradise Island, Bahamas.

Rankings of Troon Golf-managed facilities recognized as Top 100 Golf Resorts:

No. 17. Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Scottsdale, AZ
No. 32. The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ
No. 43. St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa, Dana Point, CA
No. 46. The Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio, TX
No. 51. The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, Tucson, AZ
No. 71. The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ
No. 74. The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ

No. 4. One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico
No. 5. One&Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island, Bahamas

No. 2. The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf manages operations at more than 160 courses located in 27 states and 18 countries. Additionally, 31 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include The Peninsula Golf & Country Club, Millsboro, Del.; The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; Monarch Beach Golf Links, Dana Point, Calif.; Lake of Isles, North Stonington, Conn.; The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock, Colo.; Palmilla Golf Club, Los Cabos, Mexico; and Bearwood Lakes Golf Club, Berkshire, England.