Tim Mahoney

Scottsdale, Ariz. (April 30, 2019) – Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing, is promoting May as “Player Development Month” at Troon-affiliated daily-fee golf courses, private clubs and Troon Golf Academies. Troon facilities and Troon Golf Academies throughout the United States will be hosting golf clinics in May designed for all levels of players, new through advanced. 2019 marks the eighth year that Troon has recognized May as Player Development Month.

The theme for 2019 Player Development Month is “20 More Yards” presented by AMPD Performance, FlightScope and Troon Golf. A competition will be held for students attending the Troon clinics utilizing the FlightScope Mevo launch monitor to determine the “biggest gainer” over the course of the month. The “biggest gainer” across all of the participating locations will receive a $500 Callaway Golf credit, while the second “biggest gainer” will receive a six month AMPD online program.

“Through fun programs and initiatives such as Player Development Month, we continue to have success in growing the game at all levels,” said Tim Schantz, president and chief executive officer, Troon. “Since 2011, we have introduced thousands of new golfers to this wonderful game through fun, affordable and educational clinics at Troon facilities. It’s a testament to our wonderful associates and instructors for going the extra mile to grow the sport.”

Instructional videos as well as a complete list of May Player Development Month golf clinics and activities are available at In addition to learning more about the game of golf, participants in May Player Development Month programs at participating Troon-affiliated facilities will receive
access to AMPD Golf Performance’s “Unleash Your Speed” training videos; access to the first month of AMPD Golf Performance programming for the introductory price of $1 and receive monthly online programming thereafter for the discounted rate of $39 per month; and a special Player Development Month promo code from FlightScope Mevo for the purchase of a portable launch monitor.

For more information on Troon Player Development Month and a full list of clinics, visit

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 440 locations around the globe, including managing more than 480 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon 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 400 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45 states and 33 countries, divisions of Troon include Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon), Troon International, OB Sports, Cliff Drysdale Management and RealFood Consulting. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina; Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club in Wickenburg, Ariz.; Yocha Dehe Golf Club in Brooks, Calif.; Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE; and Buenaventura Golf Club in Panama. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on FacebookTwitterInstagramBlogPress Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.

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