TROON SELECTED TO MANAGE OLD OVERTON CLUB NEAR BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA
Posted on August 27, 2020
Scottsdale, Ariz. (August 27, 2020) – Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Old Overton Club, a private club located in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will oversee golf, club, food & beverage operations as well golf course agronomy and membership marketing.
Established in 1993, Old Overton Club features an 18-hole Jerry Pate and Tom Fazio-designed golf course considered by Golf Digest and Golfweek to be one of the top five golf courses in the state. The par-71, 7,200-yard course has been described as “being cut from the rocky terrain to transcend its surroundings.”
“We are thrilled to have been selected to manage operations at Old Overton Club,” said Matt Hurley, president, Honours Golf, a Birmingham-based division of Troon. “This Club has always been held in high regard, not only within this area, but all over the country; receiving accolades as one of the best private courses in Alabama. Our goal will be to elevate the member and guest experience even further and enjoy this new partnership well into the future.”
Old Overton Club’s private 25,000 square-foot clubhouse includes both fine and casual dining options as well as event space for member gatherings. The Tennis Pavilion at Old Overton is home to seven Hydrocourts (soft) and two hard courts. The Hydrocourts, offer members the finest playing surface. The club offers a robust competitive ladies’ tennis program and a growing men’s following, while its junior program is recognized as one of the best in Alabama.
The club’s outdoor pool complex features a six lane competitive pool, with shallow areas for younger swimmers, a separate toddler pool, and locker room facilities. The pool grill and porch areas provide members with a relaxing place to enjoy meals and mingle.
“We are very pleased to have partnered with Troon for the daily operations of our club,” said Board President Mike Tracy. “We are excited about the course renovations that have been done and look forward to future upgrades to the property. We know that Troon is the right choice to take us to the next level in the member experience.”
About Troon Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 435-plus locations around the globe, including managing 470-plus 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 485-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 40-plus states and 30-plus 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 Hospitality, Strategy and Design. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington; The Virginian and Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards in Bristol, Virginia; Kapalua Golf in Maui, Hawaii; Lofoten Links in Gimsoysand, Norway; and The Els Club Dubai in United Arab Emirates. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Troon Chronicles, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.