Scottsdale, Ariz. (March 30, 2023) – Troon®, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, recently recognized Troon-affiliated facilities for outstanding performance in 2021 and 2022. Winners were announced at the Troon Global Leadership Conference held at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

From left to right: Rob DeMore, Executive Vice President, Troon Prive; Garrett Wallace, General Manager, Troon Country Club; Tim Schantz, President and CEO, Troon.

Facilities from the Troon family of brands, including CADDIEMASTER, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Icon Management, Indigo Sports, Troon Golf, Troon International and Troon Privé, were recognized for operational and guest/member service excellence. Congratulations to the award winners, which include but are not limited to, the following outstanding performers:

  • Cliff Drysdale Facility of the Year – Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne in Key Biscayne, Florida
  • Icon Management Facility of the Year – The Colony Foundation Bay Club in Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Indigo Sports Facility of the Year – Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Troon Golf Facility of the Year – Maderas Golf Club in Poway, California
  • Troon International Facility of the Year – The Els Club in Dubai, UAE
  • Troon Privé Facility of the Year – Troon Country Club in Scottsdale, Arizona

“These ‘Facility of the Year’ awards are a tribute to the incredible associates we have in our organization,” said Troon Chief Operating Officer Mike Ryan. “Facilities throughout the Troon family of brands continue to set the standard in terms of service, quality and hospitality. Congratulations to all who were nominated and thank you for your hard work and dedication.”

Lions Den at Els Club Dubai

Els Club Dubai

The Troon Global Leadership Conference featured keynote speakers, group training sessions and company updates. Troon’s last Leadership Conference was held in May 2019 with 400 associates in attendance, while the recent conference included more than 580 attendees. Since May 2019, Troon has grown from providing services at 440 facilities, to 750+ facilities today.

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About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hospitality management company providing services at 750-plus locations, including 740-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses around the globe. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages 600-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Indigo Sports, CADDIEMASTER, ClubUp, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, True Club Solutions, RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design, Casa Verde Golf and ICON Management. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Troon Chronicles, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.

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