GOLF DIGEST RELEASES “AMERICA’S TOP 75 GOLF RESORTS” LIST FOR 2002
Scottsdale, AZ – Troon Golf, the recognized world leader in luxury brand golf management, development, and marketing, takes great pride in announcing that six of its golf resorts were selected in Golf Digest Magazine’s ranking of the “America’s Top 75 Golf Resorts” in America.
From a ballot that included 225 golf resorts, each qualifying property needed to appear on a minimum of 35 ballots returned by the raters on Golf Digest’s Course Rating Panel. They ranked the following Troon Golf-managed facilities accordingly:
17. Four Seasons Resort at Troon North, Scottsdale, Arizona The Troon Golf flagship offers the quintessential desert resort golf experience.
22. The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, Tucson, Arizona Arizona’s most intimate accommodations frame the Tom Fazio-designed Mountain and Canyon courses.
49. The Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio, Texas The two golf courses by Weiskopf-Morrish and Arnold Palmer extend the TROON GOLF EXPERIENCESM in Texas Hill Country … with great city views.
53. The Westin Innisbrook Resort, Tampa Bay, Florida The resort is a beautiful complex of four golf courses including the renowned, Copperhead, in the rolling hills of Florida’s Central Gulf Coast.
67. The Westin La Paloma Resort, Tucson, Arizona A 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature design finds its way through the rugged foothills of Tucson’s imposing Santa Catalina Mountains.
72. The Westin Mission Hills Resort, Rancho Mirage, California Spanish Moorish architecture and the Palm Springs Mystique create a special atmosphere around the renowned Pete Dye and Gary Player courses.
“We offer our congratulations to our Troon Golf associates at these magnificent resort courses,” said John Easterbrook, Jr., Executive Vice President, Operations. “As Troon Golf was founded on the concept of providing superlative daily-fee, resort golf experiences, we feel especially proud to see our facilities recognized in this new survey by one of the golf industry’s most important publications.” Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf represents over 110 management and development contracts in 21 states and 10 countries. Troon Golf properties include venues such as The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; Brookwater Golf Club, Queensland, Australia; The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock, Colorado; Legend Trail Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona; Robinson Ranch, Santa Clarita, California; and Cabo del Sol, Los Cabos, Mexico.