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Golfweek guide features 37 Troon courses


Scottsdale, Ariz. (December 5, 2018) – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, has 37 of its affiliated courses featured in Golfweek’s newly published “Ultimate Guide” of “Best Courses” for 2019.

Nineteen Troon-affiliated golf courses are represented on the “Best 200 Resort Courses” list, led by Kapalua’s Plantation Course on Maui, Hawaii at No. 16; Cascata Golf Club in Boulder City, Nevada at No. 51; Pronghorn’s Nicklaus Course in Bend, Oregon at No. 52; and Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai is ranked No. 54.

Fifteen Troon-managed facilities are included in the “Best 200 Residential Courses,” led by Pronghorn’s Fazio Course in Bend at No. 12; Quintero Golf Club in Peoria, Arizona, at No. 64; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina at No. 67; Troon Country Club in Scottsdale, Arizona at No. 79; and Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club in Wickenburg, Arizona at No. 86.

Three of Troon’s facilities are ranked in the “Best 50 Courses of the Caribbean and Mexico,” including Port Royal Golf Club in Southampton, Bermuda at No. 25, Ocean Club in the Bahamas at No. 40 and Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico at No. 45.

The 37 Troon-managed or affiliated courses that received recognition by Golfweek include:

Best 100 Resort Courses


No. 16 Kapalua (Plantation) Maui, Hawaii

No. 51 Cascata Golf Club – Boulder City, Nevada

No. 52 Pronghorn (Nicklaus) – Bend, Oregon

No. 54 Princeville Makai Golf Club – Kauai, Hawaii

No. 89 Ak-Chin Southern Dunes – Maricopa, Arizona

No. 95 Troon North (Monument) – Scottsdale, Arizona

No. 96 Troon North (Pinnacle) – Scottsdale, Arizona

Next Best 100 Resort Courses

No. 112 Turtle Bay Resort – Oahu, Hawaii

No. 113 Yocha Dehe at Cache Creek Casino – Brooks, California

No. 135 Indian Wells Golf Resort (Celebrity) – Indian Wells, California

No. 138 Lake of Isles (North) – North Stonington, Connecticut

No. 142 Indian Wells Golf Resort (Players) – Indian Wells, California

No. 149 Silverado Resort & Spa (North) – Napa, California

No. 153 Boulders Resort (North) – Carefree, Arizona

No. 162 La Cantera Resort (Palmer) – San Antonio, Texas

No. 165 Kapalua (Bay) – Maui, Hawaii

No. 178 Boulders Resort (South) – Carefree, Arizona

No. 183 Grand Bear – Saucier, Mississippi

No. 184 Mauna Lani (North) – Kohala Coast, Hawai‘i

Best 100 Residential Courses

No. 12 Pronghorn (Fazio) Bend, Oregon

No. 64 Quintero Golf Club – Peoria, Arizona

No. 67 Champion Hills – Hendersonville, North Carolina

No. 79 Troon Country Club – Scottsdale, Arizona

No. 86 Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club – Wickenburg, Arizona

No. 92 Pine Canyon Club – Flagstaff, Arizona

No. 94 The Powder Horn Golf Club – Sheridan, Wyoming

Next Best 100 Residential Courses

No. 113 Belfair (West) – Bluffton, South Carolina

No. 121 Red Ledges – Heber City, Utah

No. 130 Club at Porto Cima – Sunrise Beach, Missouri

No. 139 Seven Canyons Club – Sedona, Arizona

No. 148 Belfair (East) – Bluffton, South Carolina

No. 156 Saddle Creek – Copperopolis, California

No. 160 The Peninsula Golf & Country Club – Millsboro, Delaware

No. 187 Winchester Country Club – Meadow Vista, California

Top 50 Best of the Caribbean and Mexico

No. 25 Port Royal Golf Club – Southhampton, Bermuda

No. 40 Ocean Club Paradise Island, Bahamas

No. 45 Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club – Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

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.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 360 locations around the globe, including 280 golf courses at 246 facilities. 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 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 35 states and 30 countries, divisions of Troon include Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon), Troon International and Cliff Drysdale Management. There are currently 60 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 80 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Bayside Resort Golf Club in Selbyville, Delaware; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; Mauna Lani Resort on the Kohala Coast on Hawaii; Pronghorn in Bend, Oregon; Lofoten Links in Norway; and Mollymook Golf Club in Australia. For additional news and information, visit

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