Scottsdale, Arizona – As 2002 comes to a close, Troon Golf,® the world leader in luxury golf management, is pleased to announce the recent promotions of key personnel within the organization, citing their superlative performance that enables Troon Golf to extend its reputation to new markets worldwide.

“These promotions come as a natural response to their tremendous dedication and service,” stated Troon Golf Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dana Garmany. “As Troon Golf moves ahead in its global vision of luxury golf management, their collective experience and expertise is our strongest asset.”

Rachel Williamson moves from Director of Marketing to Vice President, Marketing. In her new position, she will continue to oversee the sales and marketing activities of Troon Golf’s hotel partners and international activities. In addition she will assume a leading role in the company’s advertising, public relations and direct marketing effort.

In recognition of his increasing role in overseeing Troon Golf’s central reservations center and yield-oriented marketing programs, former sales manager, Guy Sugden is now Director, Revenue Management. In addition to implementing a variety of property revenue management programs, Guy also manages the Troon Golf website.

Project Manager, Tom Bush assumes his new title of Director, Golf Course Construction. Tom will continue to oversee the construction of the golf course, acting as a liaison between the golf course owner, contractor and various design professionals.

In response to the growing importance of database management and marketing, Database Coordinator, Ryan DeVido moves to Direct Marketing Manager. In his new role, Ryan assumes further responsibility for the growth of such successful programs as Troon Golf’s frequency program, Troon Rewards.

“With these individuals taking on greater leadership, Troon Golf is better prepared for the increased activity we anticipate in the years ahead, ” said Troon Golf President and Chief Operating Officer, Hud Hinton. “As valued associates, they help define the unique Troon Golf brand, while our dynamic growth continues to provide increased opportunities for career advancement.”

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf manages operations at more than 130 clubs located in 25 states and 11 countries. Additionally, 23 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona; Newport National Golf Club, Middletown, Rhode Island; The Revere Golf Club, Henderson, Nevada; Glades Golf Club & Spa, Queensland, Australia; and Palmilla Resort & Golf Club, Los Cabos, Mexico.