TROON ANNOUNCES RELATIONSHIP WITH SANDALS EMERALD REEF GOLF CLUB AT SANDALS EMERALD BAY
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing is pleased to partner with Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club, located at one of the Bahama’s leading golf destinations, Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort.
Through its new affiliation with Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club, Troon will provide consultation for the Greg Norman-designed golf course, which rivals any ocean-side course in the world, advising on daily operations including the clubhouse, staffing, maintenance facilities and overall course management. Winding through seaside dunes along a stunning peninsula, the award-winning championship course is consistently regarded as one of the best in the Caribbean, with not one, but six signature holes created by Greg Norman.
“Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club is an exciting destination and we are pleased to be involved,” said John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations, Troon. “We are confident that combining the club’s amenities with Troon’s skills and expertise will result in an extraordinary experience at the resort.”
Deep within the idyllic waters of the Exumas, Sandals Emerald Bay brings unprecedented luxury to the easy-going rhythms of the Bahamian Out Islands. The luxury Bahamas resort is a privileged enclave, where service reigns supreme and Bahamian-style architecture of elegant villas and suites harmonize with nature. Secluded within 500 tropical acres along a pristine, mile-long beach, civilized pleasure coexists with exotic adventures, from three impressive pools – including a half-acre, zero-entry pool with a dramatic fire pit in the middle – to seven exceptional restaurants.
“We are proud to have Troon manage the golf operations at Sandals Emerald Reef,” said Sandals chairman Gordon Butch Stewart. “Troon is known as the leading management company for premier golf destinations and we only align our brand with the best of the best. We are confident their extensive knowledge and work in the industry will deliver results, assisting us in providing an unrivaled golfing experience in the Caribbean for our resort guests.”
Amenities at Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club include a full-service golf shop, practice facility with chipping and putting greens, club lounge with drinks and casual dining, as well as an oceanfront jogging trail along the back nine of the course. For more information, visit www.sandals.com or call 1-888-Sandals (726-3257).
Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis & Spa Resort, Great Exuma, Bahamas:
Unfolding like a grand estate, Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis & Spa Resort is set along a one-mile stretch of white sand beach on Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas. Debuting in 2010, Sandals Emerald Bay is the fourteenth Sandals Resort in the Caribbean and now boasts 245 magnificently appointed rooms and suites with the completion of its most recent large-scale renovation project. Expanding on the company’s Luxury Included,® concept, Sandals Emerald Bay is the first Sandals Resort to offer a Greg Norman-designed golf course and world-class marina. Additionally, the new Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis & Spa Resort, Great Exuma, Bahamas offers gourmet dining in a choice of seven a la carte restaurants, premium brand wine and spirits, anytime snacks, land and watersports including six Har-tru tennis courts all lit for night play, gratuities and even airport transfers. An exclusive 29,000 sq. ft. Red Lane,® Spa, featuring premier services that embrace the best of the Caribbean region, enhances this 500-acre resort, set on one of the Bahamas’ most beautiful Out Islands.
Sandals Resorts offers two people in love with the most romantic, Luxury-Included,® vacation experience in the Caribbean. With 15 stunning beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada, Sandals Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet. Signature Love Nest suites for the ultimate in privacy and service; butlers trained by the English Guild of Professional Butlers; Red Lane Spa;,® Discovery Dining, ensuring top-shelf liquor, premium wines and gourmet specialty restaurants; Aqua Centers with expert PADI,® certification and training; fast Wi-Fi from beach to bedroom and WeddingMoons,,® for dream destination weddings are all Sandals Resorts exclusives. Sandals Resorts is part of family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), which includes Beaches Resorts and is the Caribbean’s leading all-inclusive resort company.
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.
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