Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon Golf, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is thrilled to congratulate the following facilities for being recognized by Golf World Business in the publication’s annual ranking of the “100 Best Golf Shops.” From the west coast to the east coast, Troon Golf-managed facilities made a great showing for 2006, with five making their debut appearance on the list!
Those facilities recognized as having a “Top 100 Golf Shop” include:
**Debuting for 2006
Anthem Country Club** — Phoenix
The Phoenician – Scottsdale
Talking Stick Golf Club – Scottsdale
Troon North Golf Club – Scottsdale
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa – Scottsdale
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa – Tucson
Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass – Phoenix
Robinson Ranch** – Santa Clarita
Vista Ridge Golf Club** – Erie
Lake of Isles** – North Stonington
The Westin Innisbrook Golf Resort – Tampa Bay
Daufuskie Island Resort & Breathe Spa** – Hilton Head Island
“We congratulate each of these facilities for receiving such recognition from Golf World Business,” stated Troon Golf President and COO, Hud Hinton, “and thank our associates for ensuring that members and guests EXPERIENCE TROON GOLF both on and off the course.”
Winners were named based on a number of criteria including: Shop revenue, taking into consideration the shop’s physical size and rounds played at facility; layout and look of the store – innovative use of space and eye-catching displays; and shop initiatives, successful promotions, and solutions to a specific challenge that arose during the year.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at more than 185 courses located in 29 states and 18 countries. Additionally, 32 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include The Peninsula Golf & Country Club, Millsboro, Del.; The Westin Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire, Scotland; The Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Lake of Isles, North Stonington, Conn.; The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock, Colo.; Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Algarve, Portugal; Palmilla Golf Club, Los Cabos, Mexico; and The Grove, London, England.