SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Troon Golf,® the world leader in luxury golf management, development and marketing, takes pleasure in announcing the appointment of Paul Hadreas to the Board of Directors of the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau (GPCVB).
As Corporate Food & Beverage Director for Troon Golf, Hadreas will represent his sector of the hospitality industry in the promotion of tourism throughout Greater Phoenix. Hadreas draws on his lengthy food & beverage career and experience at many of the country’s most esteemed golf clubs, which includes the Congressional Country Club and Pebble Beach Resorts in Carmel, CA. Hadreas has lived in the greater-Phoenix area for 27 years, working with such renowned hotels as the Arizona Biltmore Hotel and The Boulders Resort. He began his tenure with Troon Golf in 2000, and most recently moved to his corporate position with the company from Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale.
“As a Phoenix resident and professional, I take great pride in this appointment,” stated Hadreas. “I look forward to my new role in helping to attract more travelers and consumers to Greater Phoenix. This city is a dynamic destination with much to offer from our hospitality industry. And we are certainly poised to compete rigorously for their business with other major cities in the United States.”
The GPCVB is a non-profit organization that markets Greater Phoenix as a year-round convention and visitor destination. More than 13 million people visit Phoenix annually, contributing more than $6 billion to the area’s economy. Tourism in Greater Phoenix also accounts for approximately 225,000 jobs. For more information visit www.visitphoenix.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf manages operations at more than 140 courses located in 26 states and 11 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.