Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing takes great pleasure in recognizing several of its managed facilities featured on Golf Digest’s list of the “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America,” featured in the October 20009 issue.

The list was created using reviews from Golf Digest’s 900-plus course-rating panelists, who also create the list of “America’s 100 Greatest Courses.” Raters visited hundreds of U.S., Canadian, Mexican and Caribbean golf resorts judging them on a scale of 1, being awful, to 10, being perfect. The ratings were then averaged and multiplied by 10 to come up with a score and ranking. Each resort featured on the list represents a unique combination of great golf, lodging, food and service.

Troon Golf-managed facilities recognized among the “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America” include:

No. 11 One&Only Palmilla, Mexico
No. 25 Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 27 One&Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island, Bahamas
No. 38 The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 45 The Golf Club at Equinox, Manchester Village, Vt.
No. 46 Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort, Biwabik, Minn.
No. 60 The Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio, Texas
No. 71 The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
No. 73 The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz.

“Receiving recognition from Golf Digest is a testimony to the high standards to which Troon Golf and our partner resorts are committed,” stated Troon Golf president and COO, Hud Hinton. “Congratulations to these fine properties for being recognized as elite golf resorts.”

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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