Scottsdale, Ariz. — Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce that seven of its affiliated courses have been named to GOLF Magazine’s 2016/2017 “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” in the United States list. The seven courses to make the prestigious ranking include: Kapalua (Plantation) in Maui, Hawaii (No. 24); Troon North (Pinnacle) in Scottsdale, Ariz. (No. 25); Pronghorn (Nicklaus) in Bend, Ore. (No. 38); The Quarry at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minn. (No. 54); Troon North (Monument) in Scottsdale, Ariz. (No. 58); Lake of Isles (North) in North Stonington, Conn. (No. 82); and Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz. (No. 84).

In addition, 40 Troon-affiliated courses were named to GOLF’s list of “Best Courses You Can Play in Every State,” including six that were ranked No. 1 in their state: Troon North (Pinnacle) for Arizona, Lake of Isles (North) for Connecticut, Bayside Resort Golf Club for Delaware, Kapalua (Plantation) for Hawaii, The Bluffs at Thompson Creek for Louisiana, and The Quarry at Giants Ridge for Minnesota.

“Congratulations to all of the courses honored within this prestigious ranking of Top 100 and Best in State,” said John Easterbrook, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Troon. “Credit should be given to the associates at each and every locale who day-in and day-out work tirelessly to deliver amazing experiences and extraordinary conditions. All of which play into these coveted accolades and honors.”

Troon-affiliated courses named among GOLF Magazine’s “Best Courses You Can Play in Every State,” with state ranking, include:

Troon North (Pinnacle), Scottsdale (No. 1)
Troon North (Monument), Scottsdale (No. 4)
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes, Maricopa (No. 5)
Quintero Golf Club, Peoria (No. 7)
The Boulders (South), Carefree (No. 10)
The Boulders (North), Carefree (No. 15)
SunRidge Canyon, Fountain Hills (No. 17)
Sewailo Golf Club, Tucson (No. 19)
La Paloma (Ridge/Canyon), Tucson (No. 26)
Golf Club of Estrella, Goodyear (No. 29)

Indian Wells Golf Resort (Players), Indian Wells (No. 16)
Aviara Golf Club, Carlsbad (No. 17)
Silverado Resort (North), Napa (No. 23)
Maderas Golf Club, San Diego (No. 24)
Classic Club, Palm Desert (No. 29)
Indian Wells Resort (Celebrity), Indian Wells (No. 30)

The Ridge, Castle Pines (No. 7)

Lake of Isles (North), North Stonington (No. 1)

Bayside Resort Golf Club, Selbyville (No. 1)
Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club (Grizzly/Black Bear), Ocean View (No. 4)

Camp Creek Golf Club, Panama City Beach (No. 10)
King & Bear at World Golf Village Resort, St. Augustine (No. 26)

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, Savannah (No. 6)

Kapalua (Plantation), Maui (No. 1)
Princeville Makai, Kauai (No. 4)
Kapalua (Bay), Maui (No. 15)

Ironhorse Golf Club, Leawood (No. 5)

The Bluffs at Thompson Creek, St. Francisville (No. 1)

Giants Ridge (The Quarry), Biwabik (No. 1)
Giants Ridge (The Legend), Biwabik (No. 7)

Old Works Golf Club, Anaconda (No. 2)

Conestoga Golf Club, Mesquite (No. 9)

New Jersey:
Stockton Seaview (Bay), Galloway Township (No. 9)
Stockton Seaview (Pines), Galloway Township (No. 14)

Pronghorn (Nicklaus), Bend (No. 5)

The Rawls Course at Texas Tech, Lubbock (No. 4)
La Cantera Resort & Spa (Palmer), San Antonio (No. 8)

Entrada at Snow Canyon, St. George (No. 2)

The Golf Club at Equinox, Manchester Village (No. 4)

Potomac Shores Golf Club, Potomac Shores (No. 10)

Every two years, GOLF Magazine puts together the best of the best when it comes to golf courses you can play. The list is determined by a panel of 100 raters that includes major winners, course architects, journalists and golf connoisseurs.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues, the company oversees operations at Troon Golf®, Honours Golf and Troon Privé properties located in 38 states and 31 countries Additionally, there are 56 Troon affiliated properties featuring 75 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club, Kauai, Hawaii; Centurion Club, London, England; The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.; The Bay Club, Berlin, Md.; Prince’s Golf Club, Sandwich, England; and CostaBaja Golf Club, in La Paz, Mexico.

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Media contact:
Rob Myers
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