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 to Golf Magazine’s “Top 100 You Can Play,” for 2006-2007, which is featured in the publication’s September issue. This biennial ranking, which includes public-access courses from across the nation, includes the following Troon Golf facilities.
No. 21 – Troon North Golf Club, Monument – Scottsdale, Arizona
No. 59 – Troon North Golf Club, Pinnacle – Scottsdale, Arizona
No. 74 – Branson Creek Golf Club – Branson, Missouri
No. 88 – The Westin Innisbrook Golf Resort, Copperhead – Tampa Bay, Florida
Troon Golf is especially pleased to recognize the following courses that are making their debut on the list:
No. 56 – Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort, The Quarry – Biwabik, Minnesota
According to Golf Magazine…”From the remains of a quarry, architect Jeff Brauer forged a Bunyan-esque challenge, incorporating rock piles and sand pits.”
No. 84 – Old Works – Anaconda, Montana
According to Golf Magazine…”Black-slag bunkers highlight this massively long but incredibly inexpensive Jack Nicklaus design, which was built on a Superfund site that once housed a copper smelting plant.”
No. 97 – Lake of Isles, North course – North Stonington, Connecticut
According to Golf Magazine…”Foxwoods is one of the top casinos anywhere, but it wasn’t until Rees Jones worked his magic on a watery, rocky site that it had a golf course to match.”
“We are thrilled to be included among this impressive list of courses,” stated Troon Golf President and COO, Hud Hinton. “We dedicate ourselves to providing superlative golf experiences and we are especially proud to see our facilities recognized by this leading industry publication.”
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 185 courses located in 29 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; 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.