Scottsdale, Ariz. (December 7, 2017) – Golfers, members and associates at 16 Arizona Troon® golf facilities recently donated more than $78,000 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital as part of Troon’s “Drive For PCH” promotion. The “Drive for PCH” promotion is in its seventh year and has raised more than $446,000 for Arizona’s largest children’s hospital.
The “Drive for PCH” promotion generated donations from golfers, members and associates through several on-course programs beginning in August and lasting through November at 16 Arizona Troon golf facilities. Programs included a “hit the green” par 3 contest that rewarded participants with golf shop discounts and Troon Cards, raffles, TroonFIT Fun Runs, a Troon helicopter golf ball drop and a PCH golf tournament held at Troon North Golf Club on Friday, November 17th.
“We are thankful to the hundreds of golfers who participated in our ‘Drive For PCH’ promotion for their generosity and support,” said Mike Ryan, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Troon. “We are also very proud of our Troon associates for their tireless fundraising efforts and for making this promotion an incredible success.”
Golfers playing Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale from August to November raised the most of any Troon-affiliated club with $22,554. In addition, Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler golfers raised $15,525 and Pinetop Country Club in Pinetop, Ariz. hosted a tournament raising $6,020. What’s more, Troon corporate associates in the company’s Scottsdale headquarters helped raise $5,151 for the “Drive for PCH” promotion.
About Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals with rankings in all ten specialties. Phoenix Children’s provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, Phoenix Children’s provides care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. The Hospital is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and medical education. For more information about the hospital, visit www.phoenixchildrens.org.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Troon also specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International with properties located in 36 states and 31 countries. Additionally, there are 57 Troon affiliated properties featuring 79 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Lake of Isles Golf Club in North Stonington, Connecticut; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; Mauna Lani Resort on the Kohala Coast on Hawaii; The Centurion Club in London, England; Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples in Florida; Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and Palmilla Golf Club in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.