Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is thrilled to congratulate 16 of its facilities for being recognized in Golf World magazine’s annual ranking of the “100 Best Golf Shops.” The following facilities made an impressive showing for 2009, representing more than 20 percent of the list’s on-course golf shops located in the Americas – the largest percentage of any other golf management company:
The Phoenician – Scottsdale
Talking Stick Golf Club – Scottsdale
Troon North Golf Club – Scottsdale
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa – Scottsdale
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa – Tucson
Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass – Chandler
Classic Club – Palm Desert
Indian Wells Golf Resort – Indian Wells
Maderas Golf Club – San Diego
Monarch Beach Golf Links – Dana Point
Fieldstone Golf Club – Greenville
Lake of Isles – North Stonington
The Revere Golf Club – Las Vegas
The Westin La Cantera Resort Course – San Antonio
The Palmer Course at La Cantera – San Antonio
Ocean Club – Paradise Island
“We congratulate these facilities for being recognized by Golf World magazine,” stated Hud Hinton, president and CEO, Troon Golf. “A high percentage of Troon Golf-managed facilities continue to be featured on this list year after year, representing our company’s continued commitment to excellence and the dedication of our associates to offer unparalleled levels of service.”
Winners were named based on a number of criteria including: shop revenue, taking into consideration the shop’s physical size and rounds played at the facility; layout and “look” of the shop – innovative use of space and eye-catching displays; shop initiatives, successful promotions, and special initiatives shown to enhance sales in a challenging economy.
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 Golf Club at Equinox, Manchester Village, Vt.; Classic Club , Palm Desert, Calif.; One&Only Ocean Club , Paradise Island, Bahamas; and The Grove, London, England.
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