Premier Event Expands into Seven New States and Adds 11 New Regional Qualifiers, Providing Amateurs with Exciting Competition Across the U.S.
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon,® is thrilled to announce the official schedule of the 2015 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf. This year’s event marks the largest Troon Challenge event ever, with a total of 35 facilities in 16 different states hosting qualifying events from April through August.
The annual Troon Challenge is Troon’s largest amateur golf event, attracting more than 1,200 loyal golfers competing in regional qualifying events across the United States. Two-person teams in both Net and Gross Divisions will vie for the chance to qualify for the National Finals to be held at Troon’s flagship facility – Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. New states hosting regional qualifying events this year are Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, New York, North Carolina and Virginia.
“We are thrilled to launch what will be the largest Troon Challenge series ever, providing even more opportunities for amateur golfers to experience friendly competition at many of our outstanding Troon Golf facilities throughout the United States,” stated Kris Strauss, vice president, sales and marketing, Troon. “We are also pleased to partner another year with Callaway Golf, which will offer some great prizes at the National Finals event in August, along with supporting sponsors that include Imperial Headwear, Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, TRUE linkswear, Pepsi and American Hole ‘n One.”
Qualifying events kick off April 18 with play at The Ridge in Castle Pines, Colo. Entry into any qualifying event includes green fee, cart, practice balls, one dozen Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls, custom Imperial Troon Challenge hat, event prizes and post-tournament awards reception. The 2015 Troon Challenge is presented by Callaway Golf, along with supporting partners that include Imperial Headwear (featured as the events official headwear sponsor), Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, TRUE linkswear, Pepsi and American Hole ‘n One.
For entry forms and fees, qualifying dates and locations, and more information on the 2015 Troon Challenge, please visit www.troonchallenge.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 250 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 36 states and 27 countries. Additionally, 53 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon properties include Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii; Sewailo Golf Club, Tucson, Ariz.; Manchester Country Club, Bedford, N.H.; The Grove, London, England; and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida, Morocco.