SCOTTSDALE, AZ – In a move representative of the meteoric growth Troon Golf has experienced since the company’s inception in 1990, the Board of Directors recently announced the promotion of several key staff members to Executive Vice President or Senior Vice President roles.
John W. Easterbrook Jr. was promoted to Executive Vice President, Operations. In his new position John will oversee four critical areas: Retail and Clubhouse Development, Science and Agronomy, Golf Operations, and the Australia / Asia division formed by Medallist-Troon.
Also promoted to Executive Vice President was General Counsel, Timothy S. Schantz. Schantz will continue to play a diverse role while focusing added attention on Troon Golf’s two primary divisions: Corporate Operations and Acquisitions & Investments.
Promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, was Jon A. Munson. Munson’s responsibilities include overseeing all finance and accounting departments, as well as analyzing company investments. Also promoted to Senior Vice President were Timothy J. Greenwell, Sales & Marketing; Paul Stringer, Medallist-Troon, Operations; Ronald A. Despain, Golf Course Design and Development; and Cynthia C. Anderson, Retail and Clubhouse Development. In addition, Lyn Bickle was recently promoted to Vice President, Corporate Controller.
“Troon Golf is much better prepared for future growth with each of these talented individuals taking on greater leadership roles within the company,” said Troon Golf Chairman and CEO, Dana Garmany. “Their rise in the company reflects their dedication and professionalism and will further stimulate our culture of excellence, enthusiasm, and innovation.” In announcing these promotions, Garmany and the Board further reiterated the commitment by Troon Golf to bring together the best people to create the best golf experiences for golfers worldwide.
Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is America’s leader in luxury brand golf development, marketing, and management company. Its list of prestigious worldwide properties includes Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona; Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort, Galena, Illinois; The Westin Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, Florida; Turnberry Hotel, Golf Courses and Spa, Ayrshire, Scotland; and Yarra Yarra Golf Club, Melbourne, Australia.