Poway, Calif. – Maderas Golf Club, featuring a Johnny Miller-designed golf course in Poway, Calif. is pleased to announce its selection as one of San Diego’s best wedding venues by The Union-Tribune’s 2009 “Best of San Diego Readers’ Poll.”

The 2009 list, featuring 60 categories ranging from top-notch restaurants to movie theaters and annual events, was compiled on Reader’s of The Union-Tribune made their opinions known by naming Maderas Golf Club among the top 10 places to hold a wedding.

“It’s both thrilling and rewarding to receive this accolade and recognition because so much hard work goes into creating special and lasting memories for one of life’s most significant milestones,” said Bill O’Brien, general manager, Maderas Golf Club. “Making a wedding to remember requires undivided attention, unparalleled service and the capacity to anticipate a bride’s unique needs on her most treasured day.”

Nestled in the breathtaking San Diego canyons, Maderas Golf Club’s cascading waterfalls, tranquil lakes and emerald green fairways provide the most welcoming environment for a wedding. Whether an intimate reception is planned with family and close friends, or a larger event with dancing and entertainment, the club’s Tuscan-inspired ballroom and panoramic views offer the ideal stage for the perfect wedding experience.

Maderas Golf Club, designed as a collaborative effort by Johnny Miller and Robert Muir Graves, is set within a secluded valley in the rolling hills of north San Diego, just 25 minutes from downtown. Considered a classic, the meandering creeks, massive rock outcroppings and crashing waterfalls create a world-class challenge in a setting of breathtaking beauty.

Maderas Golf Club is managed by Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing. 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 Clubs at St. James Plantation, Southport, N.C.; Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; and The Grove, London, England.