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When the Super Bowl rolls into Arizona, and the same week the PGA TOUR makes its annual stop in Scottsdale, all eyes will be on the Grand Canyon State. Watching these events may inspire you to create your own Arizona golf getaways. When it does point your browser to for the best Troon courses at great rates.

First, one must not look further than two Scottsdale golf staples, Troon North Golf Club and The Boulders. Both serve up 36 holes of.

Posted by admin at Jan 27, 2015 Category: Other

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes completes multi-million dollar enhancement project

Recently Golf Magazine unveiled their ranking of the Best Courses Near You (in essence their "Best in State Ranking"). This 2014 ranking of the best courses in Arizona vaulted Ak-Chin Southern Dunes in Maricopa up to #5. After what has been completed there this summer, this Troon Golf-managed facility will make its case to keep climbing up these prestigious rankings.Earlier this year Ak-Chin Indian Community gave the green light this summer on a multi-million dollar enhancement project at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes. Under the direction of Scottsdale-based Troon Golf and the watchful eye of the golf courses original architects, the club recently completed this significant renovation project aimed at improving the course's playability for leisure players while maintaining the challenges and shot-values enjoyed by experienced golfers. The enhancements included a complete bunker renovation, additional tee boxes, expanded landing areas, and other design improvements on several holes.To ensure the integrity of the.

Posted by admin at Jan 22, 2015 Category: Other
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Road Less Traveled: Kierland's Dickens breaks down man-made barriers of golf industry

By Bill Huffman

As the club manager for upscale Kierland Golf Club in Scottsdale, Nancy Dickens holds some lofty status among her peers in the golf industry. That she rose from the superintendent's position at Kierland Golf Club to actually run the entire operation of the club for her employer, Troon Golf, also speaks volumes. But when you consider that Dickens is only one of 12 women in the country vs. approximately 2,000 men who are certified golf course superintendents by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (the official body), Dickens becomes even more unique. According to Craig Smith, the director of communications and media relations for the GCSAA, there are 14,000 members in the GCSAA of which only about 100 are female."Nancy is a special member of the GCSAA in that she is a pioneer who has not only been with the profession for over 20 years, but has advanced to where she is recognized as one of the best in the business, as a certified golf course.

Posted by admin at Jan 22, 2015 Category: Other
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Golf Magazine Includes a Number of Troon Facilities in Top 100 Ranking

Scottsdale, Ariz. - Golf Magazine's raters have spoken and Troon,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing congratulates its affiliated courses that have been named as the "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" for 2014. 

Featured in Golf Magazine's September issue, both Kapalua's Plantation course and Troon North Golf Club's Pinnacle course maintained their top 25 positions on the biennial rankings. As Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club prepares to open #miniDunes, an innovative six-hole par three course incorporated into their driving range, the club also managed to make a positive move on the ranking board to secure the 86th position. The Quarry course at Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort and the North course at Lake of Isles also improved their own positions among the country's "Top 100 Courses You Can Play."

Troon Golf courses named among the "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" include:

No. 19 Kapalua, Plantation - Maui, Hawaii
No. 25.

Posted by admin at Jan 20, 2015 Category: Other
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