Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf,® the world’s leader in luxury golf management, development and marketing, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Hugh Edgmon, formerly the president and chief executive officer of Western Golf Properties, as an Area Managing Director. Edgmon’s industry expertise will be influential in continuing to position the company’s world-renowned product and services at properties within his designated region.

“I am confident this move to Troon Golf will prove to be an exciting new chapter in my career,” said Edgmon in accepting his new appointment. “I have watched this company grow and become a dynamic leader in the golf industry, and I am extremely honored for this opportunity to offer my expertise.”

Edgmon’s impressive career in the golf industry spans 40 years. An active member in the PGA of America, he has held each office at the Section and Chapter level and was twice named the PGA South Central Section Professional of the Year. Edgmon served on the PGA of America National Board of Directors and co-chaired the U.S. Amateur Championship.

“We are pleased to welcome Hugh to Troon and appreciate the talent and experience he brings to his new role,” stated Troon Golf President and Chief Operating Officer, Hud Hinton. “Hugh shares our philosophy and high standards, and his impressive background as a golf management executive will further stimulate our company.”

“Hiring individuals of Hugh’s caliber speaks to our on-going commitment to assemble the best people to serve Troon Golf clients and partners, and to create the best experiences for golfers worldwide,” stated John Easterbrook, Executive Vice President, Operations for Troon.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf manages operations at more than 140 clubs located in 25 states and 11 countries. Additionally, 28 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Vista Ridge Golf Club, Erie, Colo.; Branson Creek Golf Club, Branson, Mo.; The Revere Golf Club, Las Vegas, Nev.; Stonequarry Golf Club, New South Wales, Australia; and Terralta club de golf, Monterrey, Mexico.