Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce that Matt Hurley has been promoted from area managing director to vice president of operations.

Hurley, an executive with Troon Golf since 1997, served as area managing director since 2005, leading Troon-managed facilities in Florida and Puerto Rico. Hurley’s leadership and commitment to Troon Golf have been highly regarded, earning him the company’s “General Manager of the Year” award in 2005 and the “Award of Excellence” honor in 2009.

“Since Matt Hurley began working for Troon Golf 13 years ago, he has been a major asset to the company,” stated John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations, Troon Golf. “The passion and dedication he has shown in his career, even while enduring extremely demanding circumstances, have made him a tried and true leader in the company. His experience and vast knowledge of golf club operations and sales & marketing make him an integral addition to our team and we’re confident he will continue to flourish in this position.”

In his new role, Hurley will remain based in Florida and will be responsible for overseeing the operational compliance of a portfolio of daily-fee, resort and private facilities located along the East Coast, Florida and the Caribbean.

“I am excited about my new role with the company,” stated Hurley, “and look forward to working with an exceptional collection of properties to deliver unparalleled levels of service and unforgettable experiences to our members and guests.”

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at properties located in 31 states and 26 countries. Additionally, 39 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include Oneida Golf & Country Club , Green Bay, Wis.; Troon North Golf Club , Scottsdale, Ariz.; The Golf Club at Equinox, Manchester Village, Vt.; Classic Club , Palm Desert, Calif.; One&Only Ocean Club , Paradise Island, Bahamas; and The Grove, London, England.

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