Scottsdale, Ariz. (September 13, 2019) – Troon®, the leader in club management, development and marketing, has been recognized as one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2019 by AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ.

The Most Admired Companies awards are designed to recognize the contributions and impact that exceptional Arizona employers bring to the state. Companies were judged based on their performance in customer opinion, innovation, leadership excellence, social responsibility, and workplace culture. In total, 50 companies were recognized by AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ as Most Admired Companies winners.

“This is a tremendous honor and a credit to the incredible men and women of Troon,” said Tim Schantz, president and chief executive officer, Troon.  “We take pride in being a great place to work, grow and learn. Thank you to AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ for the award and recognition.”

Troon employs more than 2,375 associates across Arizona at daily-fee and resort golf courses, private clubs, restaurants, hospitality venues and recreational facilities, plus an additional 200 at the company’s corporate headquarters in Scottsdale. In total, Troon has 15,000+ associates around the world. Troon is comprised of six  primary brands committed to providing best-in-class hospitality and club management services: Troon Golf®, Troon Privé®, Troon International, Honours Golf®, OB Sports and Green Golf Partners. In addition to club management services, Troon is equipped with innovative brands, including: CADDIEMASTER®, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, and RealFood Consulting.

“This is the 10th year for the MAC program,” said AZ Business Editor-in-Chief Michael Gossie. “This annual event quickly gained credibility as the most prestigious awards program in the state. And this year was the most competitive yet. So the companies that have been named Most Admired Companies truly represent the best of Arizona business.”

The Most Admired Companies for 2019 are profiled in the September/October issue of AZ Business and were honored at an awards dinner on September 12th at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 460 locations around the globe, including managing 510 18-hole equivalent golf courses. 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 more than 400 food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45 states and 33 countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Green Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Consulting. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina; Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club in Wickenburg, Ariz.; Yocha Dehe Golf Club in Brooks, Calif.; Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE; and Buenaventura Golf Club in Panama. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.

Media Contact:
Rob Myers