Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is thrilled to congratulate the following facilities for being recognized by Golf World magazine in the publication’s annual ranking of the “100 Best Golf Shops.” From the west coast to the east coast, Troon Golf-managed facilities made a great showing for 2007.
Those facilities recognized as having a “Top 100 Golf Shop” include:
The Phoenician – Scottsdale
Talking Stick Golf Club – Scottsdale
Troon North Golf Club – Scottsdale
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa – Scottsdale
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa – Tucson
Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass – Phoenix
Ocotillo Golf Resort – Chandler
Monarch Beach Golf Links – Dana Point
Fieldstone Golf Club – Greenville
Lake of Isles – North Stonington
The Revere Golf Club – Las Vegas
“We congratulate each of these great facilities on receiving this special recognition from Golf World magazine,” stated Hud Hinton, president and COO, Troon Golf. “We also thank our associates for their dedicated work in ensuring that our members and guests receive the Troon Golf Experience® both inside and outside the golf shop.”
Winners were named based on a number of criteria including: Shop revenue, taking into consideration the shop’s physical size and rounds played at the facility; layout and look of the shop – innovative use of space and eye-catching displays; shop initiatives, successful promotions, and solutions to a specific challenge that arose during the year.
This year’s recognition marks Fieldstone Golf Club’s debut appearance on the Top 100 list. Managed by Troon Golf since 2004, Fieldstone’s golf shop blends its architecture and style with its magnificent surroundings.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 185 courses located in 30 states and 22 countries. Additionally, 34 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; Escena Golf Club, Palm Springs, Calif.; Sand Barrens Golf Club, New Jersey; The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock, Colo.; Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Algarve, Portugal; Palmilla Golf Club, Los Cabos, Mexico; and The Grove, London, England.