Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf-managed facilities continue to earn high merit in Golfweek’s annual surveys of America’s Best Golf Courses. In the category of America’s Best Modern Golf Courses 2003, Quintero Golf & Country Club, Peoria, Ariz., (45) and Black Creek Golf Club, Chattanooga, Tenn. (97) were honored among the magazine’s nationally ranked golf courses.

In state-by-state consideration, Golfweek recognized 10 more courses in seven states from the esteemed Troon Golf portfolio. Four from Troon Golf’s home state of Arizona filled the top spots. Branson Creek Golf Club is Missouri’s number one course, as is Old Works for Montana.

No. 1. Talking Stick Golf Club, North course, Scottsdale
No. 2. Troon North Golf Club, Monument, Scottsdale
No. 4. Troon North Golf Club, Pinnacle, Scottsdale
No. 5. The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, Mountain course, Tucson

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

No. 9. The Westin Innisbrook Resort, Copperhead course, Tampa Bay

No. 2. Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort, General course, Galena

No. 6. Giant’s Ridge Golf Club, Biwabik

No. 1. Branson Creek Golf Club, Branson

No. 1. Old Works, Anaconda

“We offer our congratulations to our Troon Golf associates at these magnificent courses,” said Troon Golf Executive Vice President, Operations, John Easterbrook. “Troon Golf is dedicated to providing superlative golf experiences at the highest possible level and we are especially proud to see our facilities recognized among America’s Best by this leading industry publication.”

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf manages operations at more than 140 clubs located in 25 states and 11 countries. Additionally, 28 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; Talking Stick Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Whitetail Club, McCall, Idaho; Branson Creek Golf Club, Branson, Mo.; TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, Snoqualmie, Wash.; Brookwater Golf Club, Queensland, Australia; and Palmilla Resort & Golf Club, Los Cabos, Mexico.