Scottsdale, Arizona – Prestigious golf properties in the growing Troon Golf portfolio continue to garner recognition and high rankings by the golf industry’s major publications. Most recently, Golfweek accorded high merit to 13 Troon Golf-managed golf courses in its various surveys of America’s Best 2002.

Troon Golf, the recognized industry leader in the development, management, and marketing of luxury brand golf properties, proudly announced that Quintero Golf & Country Club in Lake Pleasant and Talking Stick Golf Club (North course) in Scottsdale, Arizona ranked #39 and #82, respectively, among America’s Best-2002 Best Modern Courses.

In the Magazine’s state-by-state evaluations, Branson Creek Golf Club topped the list in Missouri, as did Old Works Golf Club in Montana. Six Troon Golf courses in Arizona placed in the top 10, and courses in five other states also scored top-10 rankings.

No. 2. Talking Stick Golf Club – North course, Scottsdale
No. 3. Troon North Golf Club – Monument course, Scottsdale
No. 4. Troon North Golf Club – Pinnacle course, Scottsdale
No. 5. Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Club, Goodyear
No. 8. Talking Stick Golf Club – South course, Scottsdale
No. 9. The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, Tucson
No. 8. The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock
No. 9. The Westin Innisbrook Resort – Copperhead course, Tampa Bay
No. 2. Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort – The General course, Galena
No. 7. LochenHeath Golf Club, Traverse City
No. 6. Giant’s Ridge Golf Club, Biwabik
No. 1. Branson Creek Golf Club, Branson
No. 1. Old Works, Anaconda
No. 2. Black Creek Club, Chattanooga
No. 4. The Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio

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

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf represents over 110 management and development contracts in 21 states and 10 countries. Troon Golf properties include venues such as The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; Whitney Oaks Golf Club, Rocklin, California; Whirlwind Golf Club, Gila River, Arizona; The Vintage Golf Club, New South Wales, Australia and Phoenix Seagaia Resort, Miyazaki, Japan.