|10 TROON-AFFILIATED FACILITIES IN ARIZONA NAMED TO GOLFWEEK’S RANKING OF BEST RESORT AND RESIDENTIAL COURSES FOR 2018|
Scottsdale, Ariz. (January 24, 2018) – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, recently had 10 of its affiliated courses in Arizona featured in Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide” and “Best Courses You Can Play” ranking of “Best Courses” for 2018.
Six Troon-affiliated Arizona golf courses are represented on the “Best 200 Resort Courses” list, led by Troon North Golf Club’s Monument and Pinnacle Courses place No. 86 and 89 respectively, while Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa comes in at No. 88.
Five Troon-managed facilities are included in the “Best 200 Residential Courses,” led by Quintero Golf Club in Peoria, Arizona, which is ranked No. 69 in the country.
The 10 Troon-managed or affiliated courses in Arizona that received recognition by Golfweek include:
Best 100 Resort Courses
No. 86 Troon North Golf Club – (Monument) – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 88 Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club – Maricopa, Ariz.
No. 89 Troon North Golf Club – (Pinnacle) – Scottsdale, Ariz.
Next Best 100 Resort Courses
No. 136 Boulders Resort & Spa – (North) – Carefree, Ariz.
No. 173 Boulders Resort & Spa – (South) – Carefree, Ariz.
No. 186 The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa – (Ridge/Canyon) – Tucson, Ariz.
Best 100 Residential Courses
No. 69 Quintero Golf Club – Peoria, Ariz.
No. 81 Troon Country Club – Scottsdale, Ariz.
No. 94 Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club – Wickenburg, Ariz.
Next Best 100 Residential Courses
No. 102 Pine Canyon Club – Flagstaff, Ariz.
No. 141 Troon North Golf Club – (Monument) – Scottsdale, Ariz.
Every year, Golfweek’s elite team of course raters, which currently boasts more than 850 evaluators, surveys more than 3,600 courses – grading each nominated course on the basis of Golfweek’s 10 strict standards of evaluation. Collectively, these knowledgeable raters have turned in more than 75,000 votes to compile Golfweek’s Best Courses lists.
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.