Scottsdale, Ariz. — Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to recognize the following individuals for their outstanding sales performance in 2007. Winners were announced at the 2008 Troon Golf Sales and Marketing Conference under Resort/Daily-Fee and Private Club categories. The seventh annual conference was held July 14 – 16 at Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Resort/Daily-Fee Salesperson of the Year
Teresa Sullivan, golf sales manager, Westin Kierland Resort and Spa
Teresa has been with Troon Golf for more than two years and has always demonstrated a deep commitment to her facility and her team. Teresa’s ability to care for the client after a sale is made and her genuine concern for the success of each event sets her apart.

Resort/Daily-Fee Finalist
Steve Moore, director of sales and marketing, Badlands Golf Club
Currently in his fifth year with Troon Golf, Steve has done a fantastic job handling broker relationships in a market filled with fierce competition. He increased his numbers over prior year and has been a major contributor to Badlands’ success.

Private Club Co-Salesperson of the Year
Vernice Rackett, membership director, Savannah Quarters Country Club
Susan Scott, membership director, La Paloma Country Club
Vernice has always gone above and beyond to connect with members and is a prominent face in her community. In a struggling real estate market, Vernice has made solid relationships with realtors and built long lasting partnerships with local corporations. Her commitment and hard work has paid off, demonstrating strong sales numbers in 2007.
Susan is an outstanding sales professional and manager who shows no limit to what she can accomplish. Her extraordinary talents are used in ways that go far beyond membership sales. She produced impressive financial numbers in 2007 and played a major role in improving member service.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 200 courses located in 31 states and 31 countries. Additionally, 36 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include Oneida Golf and Country Club, Green Bay, Wis.; Talking Stick Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; The Clubs at St. James Plantation, Southport, N.C.; Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Playa Mujeres Golf Club, Cancun, Mexico; and The Grove, London, England.