Scottsdale, Ariz. — Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to recognize the following individuals and facilities for outstanding performance in 2005. Winners were announced at the 2006 Troon Golf Management Conference, which recently took place at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Congratulations to the following award winners:
2005 TROON GOLF “FACILITY OF THE YEAR”
The Revere Golf Club, Las Vegas, Nevada
This facility and staff have clicked on all cylinders for two years in a row. Las Vegas is one of the toughest markets to decipher, from a sales and marketing perspective, and the staff at The Revere has figured it out with ease. The Revere has taken advantage of its spectacular views for both golfers and diners, and marketed that seamlessly to ensure solid growth in all areas over the past few years.
2005 TROON GOLF “GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR”
Matt Hurley, Legacy Golf Club, Bradenton, Florida
Matt is a veteran with Troon Golf — one of the best trainers in the network and a great promoter of the company. He has had an exceptional past three years, exceeding expectations in nearly every category; and his creativity and energy inspire his staff and make Legacy the place it is.
2005 TROON GOLF “SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR”
Curtis Tyrell, Lake of Isles, North Stonington, Connecticut
Curtis is a superstar with agronomics and has an innate ability to successfully manage relationships. His product is as good as it gets in the Northeast!
2005 TROON GOLF “ASSOCIATE OF THE YEAR”
Gary Proch, Facility Maintenance Engineer, Moon Valley Country Club, Phoenix
Working in a back-of-the-house position and knowing as many members as Gary knows says it all. His work ethic, enthusiasm and dedication not only to Moon Valley Country Club, but also to his fellow associates and members, are second to none. He is not only an integral part of Moon Valley; he is an integral part of the Troon Golf family!
2005 TROON GOLF “FACILITY NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR”
Lake of Isles, North Stonington, Connecticut
The entire team at Lake of Isles has done a magnificent job of entering into the market and immediately making a name for themselves. Lake of Isles has quickly become the place to play in the Northeast! Rees Jones did a marvelous job with the golf course and now the team is doing a great job taking care of it!
“Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for consistently going above and beyond to deliver THE TROON GOLF EXPERIENCE,” stated Troon Golf’s Executive Vice President, Operations, John Easterbrook. “We pride ourselves on having the best and brightest in this industry on our team, and these awards confirm just that!”
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 185 courses located in 29 states and 18 countries. Additionally, 32 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include The Peninsula Golf & Country Club, Millsboro, Del.; The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; The Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Lake of Isles, North Stonington, Conn.; The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock, Colo.; Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Algarve, Portugal; Palmilla Golf Club, Los Cabos, Mexico; and The Grove, London, England.