|10 TROON-AFFILIATED COURSES IN ARIZONA NAMED TO GOLFWEEK’S 2018 “BEST COURSES YOU CAN PLAY” IN EACH STATE|
Scottsdale, Ariz. (April 24, 2018) – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce that 10 of its affiliated courses in Arizona were recently named to Golfweek's 2018 “Best Courses You Can Play” in each state list.
“Congratulations to all of the stakeholders, associates and agronomic teams at our 10 Arizona affiliated facilities on receiving these tremendous accolades,” said Tim Schantz, president, Troon. ”Their tireless work, combined with unwavering commitments from our clients, lead to these impressive rankings.”
Troon-affiliated courses named among Golfweek's Best in Arizona include:
No. 4 Wickenburg Ranch Golf
& Social Club, Wickenburg
No. 7 Troon North Golf Club
No. 15 Boulders Resort &
Spa (South), Carefree
Among the criteria used by Golfweek's panel of course raters include:
· Ease and intimacy of routing - The extent to which the sequence of holes follows natural contours and unfolds in an unforced manner.
· Variety and memorability of par 3s, 4s and 5s - Different clubs hit; extent to which the angles of play create interesting and varied playing options; and extent to which holes offer variety of options from the tee and on the second shot.
· Basic quality of conditioning - Variety of playing textures; extent of turf coverage; consistency and quality of bunker sand.
· Walk in the park test - Degree to which the course ultimately is worth spending a half-day on.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Troon also 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 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International with properties located in 35 states and 33 countries. Additionally, there are 57 Troon affiliated properties featuring 79 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Lake of Isles Golf Club in North Stonington, Connecticut; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; The Centurion Club in London, England; Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples in Florida; Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and Palmilla Golf Club in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.