Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce the promotion of Sandra Simonson to Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Since joining the company in August 2006, Sandra has been an effective leader for positive organizational change and has greatly improved the human resources function at Troon Golf.

“Sandra and her team have spearheaded numerous enhancements to our ‘people processes’ both domestically and internationally,” stated Hud Hinton, president and COO, Troon Golf. “In her short time with the company, Sandra has made an impressive contribution to the culture at Troon Golf and her promotion is well-deserved.”

An executive with more than 15 years of experience, Simonson served as director, human resources with Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix before joining Troon Golf. Simonson obtained her business management degree, with an emphasis in human resource management, from Arizona State University and later returned there to complete her MBA. She is passionate about her profession and believes that employees are the greatest competitive edge a company can have.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 190 courses located in 32 states and 29 countries. Additionally, 35 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include Oneida Golf and Country Club, Green Bay, Wis.; The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Haig Point, Daufuskie Island, S.C.; Playa Mujeres Golf Club, Cancun, Mexico; The Dunes at Dubai Sports City, Dubai, UAE; and The Grove, London, England.