Scottsdale, Ariz. – GOLF MAGAZINE readers and editors have cast their ballots and named the top 75 destinations for golf in the publication’s 10th biennial ranking of the country’s Gold and Silver Medal Resorts. Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to congratulate those six managed facilities that have been named to this prestigious list.
GOLD MEDAL RESORTS 2006.
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North – Scottsdale, Arizona According to GOLF MAGAZINE, “Why It’s Worth It: You can’t get any closer to the Sonoran Desert this side of a tent and sleeping bag. Both courses here are on our [GOLF MAGAZINE’S] Top 100 Courses You Can Play: the Monument (No. 21) and Pinnacle (No. 64) tracks.”
SILVER MEDAL RESORTS 2006
The Phoenician – Scottsdale, Arizona
The Westin Innisbrook Golf Resort – Palm Harbor, Florida
The Westin La Cantera Resort – San Antonio, Texas
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa – Tucson, Arizona
The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa – Rancho Mirage, California
“We are thrilled to receive such recognition from the editors and readers of GOLF MAGAZINE,” stated Troon Golf President and Chief Operating Officer, Hud Hinton. “This speaks volumes for the close relationship Troon Golf has developed with the world’s great hotel operators and we congratulate them and thank our associates for their tireless efforts to provide the best possible resort golf experience to all our guests.”
GOLF MAGAZINE ranked the “finest retreats in the United States based on the golf, the service, the amenities and the overall luxury of the experience.”
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 185 courses located in 28 states and 19 countries. Additionally, 32 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; The Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Lake of Isles, North Stonington, Conn.; 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.