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Entrada at Snow Canyon wins 2019 Troon Cup

Club from St. George, Utah, claims 58-team event at Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort

Scottsdale, Ariz. (December 16, 2019) – The 2019 Troon Cup, featuring 58 four-person teams representing Troon-managed facilities from around the world, recently concluded at Indian Wells Golf Resort in Indian Wells, Calif. Played on Indian Wells Golf Resort’s award-winning Celebrity and Players Courses, the three-day event included two days of competition, parties and a practice round. With a two-day score of 29-under par, the team from Entrada at Snow Canyon in St. George, Utah were crowned the 2019 Troon Cup Champions.

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Club Name Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Professional
1st Entrada Mark Peterson Jim Behnke Brandon Lyon Andrew Hopkins-Payne
2nd Slammer & Squire Barnes Gray David Garratt Sal Randisi Tom Lindquist
3rd Cimarron Hills Don Eddleman Kevin Kelly Matthew Marcom Chris de Keratry

Now in its 17th year, Troon Cup is held annually at a Troon-managed facility. Four-person teams consist of the head golf professional (or club representative) and three members. With 232 golfers competing in the event, the 2019 Troon Cup was one of the largest in tournament history. Tournament scoring was one net best ball and one gross best ball posted per foursome, per hole with daily and tournament leaders recognized as well as men’s and ladies closest-to-the-pin and long drive competitions. Other winners include:

DAY ONE
Celebrity Course Ladies Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 16 – Sally Lawrence 32’3”
Celebrity Course Men’s Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 6 – Chris Campbell 7’3”
Players Course Ladies Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 17 – Dara Paulson 28’
Players Course Men’s Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 12 – Paul Gulick 1’8”
Celebrity Course Ladies Long Drive Hole 2 – Katherine Moore-Lilly
Celebrity Course Men’s Long Drive Hole 17 – Ken McGinnley
Players Course Ladies Long Drive Hole 4 – Kelsey Hazzard
Players Course Men’s Long Drive Hole 14 – Phillip Hoff

DAY TWO
Celebrity Course Ladies Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 16 – Angie Robbiano 10’3”
Celebrity Course Men’s Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 6 – Tarun Patel 4’11”
Players Course Ladies Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 17 – Joanna Davis 18’3”
Players Course Men’s Closest-to-the-Pin Hole 12 – Rob Nardone 2’10”
Celebrity Course Ladies Long Drive Hole 2 – Christina Lannom
Celebrity Course Men’s Long Drive Hole 17 – Stu Wallin
Players Course Ladies Long Drive Hole 4 – Sally Lawrence
Players Course Men’s Long Drive Hole 14 – Mark Derogatis

2019 Day One Champions (Slammer & Squire)
Tom Lindquist
Sal Randisi
David Garratt
Barnes Gray

2019 Day Two Champions (Silver Creek Valley)
Avery Cook
Michael Wittmayer
Darrin Scott
Randy Krezin

2019 Troon Cup Ladies Champions (Cordillera)
Darren Szot
Katherine Moore-Lilly
Sally Lawrence
Janet Thompson

The 2019 Troon Cup was put on in partnership with Titleist and FootJoy. Proceeds from the Troon Cup benefit CORE. CORE grants support to children of food and beverage service employees navigating life-altering circumstances. In times of extreme strain brought on by family death, injury or diagnosed medical condition, loss of home, or other sudden or extreme circumstances, food and beverage families can become overwhelmed financially and emotionally. Since 2004, CORE has raised more than $4 million and granted support to more than 600 families from across the industry and the country. For more information on CORE, visit https://coregives.org.

The host site for the 2020 Troon Cup will be announced in January. For more information on the Troon Cup, visit www.troon.com/troon-cup

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 465 locations around the globe, including managing 510 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 400 food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45 states and 33 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 Consulting. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina; Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club in Wickenburg, Ariz.; Yocha Dehe Golf Club in Brooks, Calif.; Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE; and Buenaventura Golf Club in Panama. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.

Media Contact:
Rob Myers
Troon
480.477.0506
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