SCOTTSDALE, AZ – The rankings are in! — And Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing congratulates its six courses that were named to Golf Magazine’s list of the Top 100 You Can Play (September 2004). This biennial ranking, whose honorees include public-access courses from across the nation, included the following Troon Golf-managed facilities:
No. 21 – Troon North Golf Club – Monument Course, Scottsdale, Arizona
No. 64 – Troon North Golf Club – Pinnacle Course, Scottsdale, Arizona
No. 74 – The Ridge at Castle Pines North – Castle Rock, Colorado
No. 96 – The Lodge at Ventana Canyon – Tucson, Arizona
Troon Golf is especially pleased to recognize the following courses that are making their debut on Golf Magazine’s 2004 list of the Top 100 You Can Play:
No. 69 – Branson Creek Golf Club – Branson, Missouri
Designed by Tom Fazio, this 7,036 yard, par 71 course has received high praise from golfers in Southwest Missouri. Carved out of the limestone and forests of the Ozarks, this course calls attention to the natural beauty of the region and is called a “showstopper” by Golf Magazine.
No. 98 – The Westin Innisbrook Golf Resort – Copperhead Course – Tampa Bay, Florida
Designed by Lawrence Packard, this 7,295 yard, par 71 course is home to the PGA Tour’s Chrysler Classic through 2006. With daring challenges and incredible beauty drawn from crisply maintained fairways, daunting bunkers and water feature, the experience on the Copperhead Course is memorable for golfers of every level.
“We are thrilled to be included in this impressive list of public-access courses,” stated Troon Golf Chairman and CEO Dana Garmany. “Troon Golf is dedicated to providing superlative golf experiences at the highest possible level and we are especially proud to see our facilities recognized among the Top 100 You Can Play by this leading industry publication.”
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf manages operations at more than 140 courses located in 26 states and 12 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; Talking Stick Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Maderas Golf Club, San Diego, Calif.; Lake of Isles Golf Club, North Stonington, Conn.; Vista Ridge Golf Club, Erie, Colo.; Kooindah Golf & Country Club, New South Wales, Australia; and Bearwood Lakes Golf Club, Berkshire, England.