TROON GOLF APPOINTED TO MANAGE OCEAN EDGE CLUB ON CAPE COD
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf, ® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce that it has been selected to manage Ocean Edge Club at Ocean Edge Resort and Club on Cape Cod, Mass. Ocean Edge is nearing completion of a $6 million redesign of the golf course by Jack Nicklaus Design.
Troon Golf’s agreement to manage Ocean Edge Club comes at an opportune time as Phase I of the golf course redesign will be unveiled Memorial Day weekend with the opening of the back nine holes. The project includes: remodeled greens that meet USGA specifications, a redesign of all 18 holes featuring better playability and increased challenges. When completed in late fall 2007, golfers will enjoy a new course, surrounded by the natural beauty found only along the New England coastline.
“We are excited to partner with Ocean Edge Club and to expand our portfolio in New England,” stated Hud Hinton, President and COO, Troon Golf. “By combining the course redesign with our management practices, Ocean Edge will be one of our best clubs along the Eastern Seaboard.”
Ocean Edge Club is one of only a few private golf course clubs on Cape Cod. The course is exclusively available to members and hotel guests, who will have access to the resort’s recreational and social privileges. Members will also enjoy new upgrades to the Linx Clubhouse, which are part of the multi-million dollar project. The clubhouse will feature a members-only lounge, expanded locker room facilities and new function space for member events.
“With two thirds of the Ocean Edge Club Memberships already sold, the time is right to bring Troon on board because of their expertise in managing high-end resort and golf clubs,” said Ocean Edge General Manager Robert J. Newman. “With Troon we can continue to deliver excellent service as we open the Nicklaus Design course, while at the same time providing even more benefits to our members through affiliate Troon member clubs and golf courses.”
The 429-acre Ocean Edge Resort & Club is located in the quaint town of Brewster, on Cape Cod. The centerpiece of Ocean Edge is the historic Nickerson family Mansion and Carriage House that sits on a bluff overlooking Cape Cod Bay. In addition to the Nicklaus Design golf course, the resort boasts a 700-foot long private beach, four outdoor and two indoor swimming pools, a USPTA-certified tennis complex, fitness room and a number of restaurants. Ocean Edge is on the 26-mile Cape Cod Bike and Rail Trail route, with bike rentals available on property. All guestrooms and vacation villas have been upgraded and future plans call for a new fitness and spa facility and additional meeting space. For more information please visit www.oceanedge.com .
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 185 courses located in 31 states and 23 countries. Additionally, 38 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.; The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Haig Point, Daufuskie Island, S.C.; Azalea Golf Course, Sao Miguel, Azores; Playa Mujeres Golf Club, Cancun, Mexico; The Dunes at Dubai Sports City, Dubai, UAE; and The Grove, London, England.