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Troon Names "Management Company of the Year" by Boardroom Magazine for Fourth Consecutive

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, has been selected by BoardRoom Magazine as the “Management Company of the Year” for 2017 in the publication’s 19th annual “Excellence in Achievement” awards. Announced in BoardRoom Magazine’s November/December 2017 issue, this marks the fourth consecutive year Troon has been honored with this distinction.

“We are absolutely thrilled to once again be recognized by BoardRoom Magazine for this incredible honor,” said Tim Schantz, president, Troon. “Hats off to our outstanding team of professionals at Troon Privé clubs around the world and to our corporate team for their tireless efforts.”

The BoardRoom Magazine “Excellence in Achievement” awards are the private club industry’s only awards recognizing the clubs’ business partners. BoardRoom Magazine, the official publication for the Association of Private Club Directors and the Distinguished Clubs, annually selects outstanding suppliers and consultants, which represent various aspects of course and club operations. Winners are selected for overall excellence in their respective fields, achievements, innovation, vision for future growth and continued impact on private club operations.

“Troon Privé clubs, and the outstanding associates and members who work and play at them, are part of the fabric of the communities we serve in so many pockets of the world,” said Rob DeMore, president, Troon Privé division. “By delivering the highest quality standards, Troon Privé-managed clubs continue to grow and have success in a very competitive marketplace.”

Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, oversees a global portfolio of prestigious clubs. Of the more than 80 private clubs under Troon Privé management, approximately half are member owned. Troon Privé’s portfolio includes: BallenIsles in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina; Fieldstone in Greenville, Delaware; Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Connecticut; Pronghorn in Bend, Oregon; Aloha Golf Club in Marbella, Spain; and Centurion Club in London, England.

“Private clubs are the beneficiary of outstanding work of the industry’s vendors,” said John Fornaro, publisher of BoardRoom Magazine. “Clearly each and every one of them is the leader in their respective field and we’re absolutely delighted to recognize their contributions.”

About Troon 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 36 states and 31 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; Mauna Lani Resort on the Kohala Coast on 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, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.

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