Scottsdale, Ariz. (May 30, 2019) – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce that nine of its affiliated courses have been named to Golf Digest’s prestigious ranking of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses. Seven of the courses are Troon-affiliated properties and two, Gamble Sands and Tetherow, are OB Sports-managed facilities.
Troon-affiliated courses named America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses, include:
#22 Kapalua (Plantation) – Maui, Hawaii
#35 Gamble Sands – Brewster, Washington
#37 Pronghorn (Nicklaus) – Bend, Oregon
#38 Fallen Oak at Beau Rivage – Saucier, Mississippi
#49 PGA West (Stadium) – La Quinta, California
#62 Cascata – Boulder City, Nevada
#65 Princeville Makai Golf Club – Kauai, Hawaii
#71 Tetherow Golf Club – Bend, Oregon
#84 Quintero Golf Club – Peoria, Arizona
Troon brands, including Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf and OB Sports, have 90-plus courses that have been or are ranked on domestic and international Top 100 rankings.
“Congratulations to all of the owners, associates and agronomic teams at these nine properties on being named to this prestigious ranking,” said Tim Schantz, president and chief executive officer, Troon. ”Incredible designs such as these are enhanced by their work in providing exceptional experiences for guests that enjoy these stunning locales.”
Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses is a biennial list based on scores from the publication’s thousands of panelists and golf course architecture enthusiasts. Panelists rate course architecture in seven categories: shot values, design variety, memorability, aesthetics, resistance to scoring, conditioning and ambience. The complete list is available online at www.golfdigest.com and in the June 2019 issue of Golf Digest.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 460 locations around the globe, including managing 510 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 food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45 states and 33 countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis 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 www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.