Scottsdale, Ariz. – Golf Magazine’s raters have spoken and Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing congratulates its owned and managed courses that have been named as the Top 100 You Can Play for 2010-2011. Featured in Golf Magazine’s September issue, the Pinnacle course at Troon North Golf Club held its position at No. 21 in the nation and the best in Arizona. With the Monument moving up to No. 44, Troon North again features two courses in the top 50. Other notable rankings include Forest Dunes Golf Club in Michigan and Southern Dunes Golf Club in Arizona, which were both featured in the Top 100 list for the first time.

Troon Golf courses named among the
“Top 100 Courses You Can Play” include:

No. 21 – Troon North Golf Club, Pinnacle – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 44 – Troon North Golf Club, Monument – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 45 – Forest Dunes Golf Club – Roscommon, Mich.
No. 54 – Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort, The Quarry – Biwabik, Minn.
No. 82 – Branson Creek Golf Club – Branson, Mo.
No. 83 – Lake of Isles, North course – North Stonington, Conn.
No. 87 – Southern Dunes Golf Club – Maricopa, Ariz.

“We congratulate these properties for being named among the best golf courses in the country,” stated Hud Hinton, president and CEO, Troon Golf. “These facilities continually strive to provide superlative golf experiences and we are especially proud of their accomplishments.”

Several of Troon Golf’s managed facilities were also recognized by Golf Magazine as the “Best Courses Near You,” in a state-by-state ranking. These courses include:

No. 1 – Troon North Golf Club, Pinnacle – Scottsdale
No. 4 – Troon North Golf Club, Monument – Scottsdale
No. 5 – Southern Dunes Golf Club – Maricopa
No. 15 – Talking Stick Golf Club, North – Scottsdale
No. 17 – SunRidge Canyon Golf Club – Fountain Hills
No. 22 – The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Ridge & Canyon – Tucson
No. 25 – Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass, Cattail – Chandler
No. 28 – Golf Club of Estrella – Goodyear

No. 12 – Indian Wells Golf Resort, Players – Indian Wells
No. 17 – Indian Wells Golf Resort, Celebrity – Indian Wells
No. 29 – Maderas Golf Club – San Diego

No. 9 – The Ridge at Castle Pines North – Castle Rock

No. 1 – Lake of Isles, North – North Stonington

No. 8 – Camp Creek Golf Club – Panama City Beach

No. 7 – The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa – Savannah

No. 8 – Makai Golf Club at The St. Regis Princeville Resort – Kauai

No. 3 – Forest Dunes Golf Club – Roscommon

No. 1 – Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort, The Quarry – Biwabik
No. 6 – Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort, The Legend – Biwabik

No. 1 – Branson Creek Golf Club – Branson

No. 1 – Old Works – Anaconda

New Jersey
No. 12 – Seaview Golf Resort, Bay – Atlantic City
No. 14 – Seaview Golf Resort, Pines – Atlantic City

North Carolina
No. 9 – Sequoyah National – Cherokee

No. 6 – The Westin La Cantera Resort, Palmer Course – San Antonio
No. 13 – The Rawls Course at Texas Tech – Lubbock

No. 1 – Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club – St. George

No. 4 – The Golf Club at Equinox – Manchester Village

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 Brynwood Golf & Country Club, Armonk, N.Y.; Sedona Golf Resort, Sedona, Ariz.; Sequoyah National Golf Club , Cherokee, N.C.; Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks, Calif.; Kooindah Waters Golf Club , New South Wales, Australia; Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.; and Costa Navarino, Messinia, Greece.

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