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52 Troon Affiliated Facilities Named Best Courses by Golfweek

Gamble Sands in Brewster, Wash

Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce that 52 of its brand-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s newly published “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. The Troon family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports and Indigo Golf Partners.

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Twenty-five Troon-affiliated golf courses are represented on the “Best 200 Resort Courses” list, led by Gamble Sands in Brewster, Wash. at No. 16 and Kapalua Golf’s Plantation Course on Maui, Hawaii at No. 17; Giants Ridge (Quarry) in Biwabik, Minn. at No. 36; Cascata Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nev. is No. 54; and Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai comes in at No. T55.

Twenty-three Troon-affiliated facilities are included in the “Best 200 Residential Courses,” led by Pronghorn’s Fazio Course in Bend at No. T29; The Rim in Payson, Ariz. at No. 33; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, N.C. at No. 64; Quintero Golf Club in Peoria, Ariz. at No. 67; Dalhousie in Cape Girardeau, Mo. at No. 74; Stone Canyon in Oro Valley, Ariz. at No. 76; Pine Canyon Club in Flagstaff, Ariz. at No. 77; Troon Country Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. at No. 97; and Belfair (West) in Bluffton, South Carolina at No. T118.

Four Troon-affiliated facilities are ranked in “Golfweek’s Best Mexico, Caribbean, Atlantic and Central America” listing including Baha Mar (Royal Blue) in Nassau, Bahamas at No. 14; Ocean Club in the Bahamas at No. 22.; Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico at No. T30; and Reserva Conchal in Guanacaste, Costa Rica also at No. T30.

The 52 Troon-managed or affiliated courses that received recognition by Golfweek include:

Best 200 Resort Courses

No. 16 Gamble Sands – Brewster, Washington
No. 17 Kapalua (Plantation) – Maui, Hawaii
No. 36 Giants Ridge (Quarry) – Biwabik, Minnesota
No. 54 Cascata Golf Club – Las Vegas, Nevada
No. T55 Princeville Makai Golf Club – Kauai, Hawaii
No. T61 Yocha Dehe at Cache Creek Casino – Brooks, California
No. 84 Pronghorn (Nicklaus) – Bend, Oregon
No. T96 Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean) – Palm Coast, Florida
No. T101 Ak-Chin Southern Dunes – Maricopa, Arizona
No. T109 Troon North (Monument) – Scottsdale, Arizona
No. T109 Mauna Lani (North) – Kohala Coast, Hawai’i
No. 119 Tetherow – Bend, Oregon
No. 124 Hammock Beach Resort (Conservatory) – Palm Coast, Florida
No. 125 Troon North (Pinnacle) – Scottsdale, Arizona
No. T174 La Cantera Resort (Palmer) – San Antonio, Texas
No. T174 Indian Wells Golf Resort (Players) – Indian Wells, California
No. T180 Silverado Resort and Spa (North) – Napa, California
No. T180 Grand Bear – Saucier, Mississippi
No. T185 Lake of Isles (North) – North Stonington, Connecticut
No. T185 Sandia Golf Club – Albuquerque, New Mexico
No. T185 Rio Secco Golf Club – Las Vegas, Nevada
No. T189 Mauna Lani (South) – Kohala Coast, Hawai’i
No. T193 Giants Ridge (Legend) – Biwabik, Minnesota
No. T198 Boulders Resort & Spa (North) – Carefree, Arizona
No. T198 Boulders Resort & Spa (South) – Carefree, Arizona

Best 200 Residential Courses

No. T29 Pronghorn (Fazio) – Bend, Oregon
No. 33 The Rim – Payson, Arizona
No. 64 Champion Hills – Hendersonville, North Carolina
No. T67 Quintero Golf Club – Peoria, Arizona
No. T74 Dalhousie – Cape Girardeau, Missouri
No. 76 Stone Canyon – Oro Valley, Arizona
No. 77 Pine Canyon Club – Flagstaff, Arizona
No. T90 Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club – Wickenburg, Arizona
No. T97 Troon Country Club – Scottsdale, Arizona
No. T108 Torreon Golf Club (Cabin) – Show Low, Arizona
No. T118 Belfair (West) – Bluffton, South Carolina
No. T125 Club at Porto Cima – Sunrise Beach, Missouri
No. T125 The Powder Horn – Sheridan, Wyoming
No. T132 The Virginian – Bristol, Virginia
No. T134 Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean) – Palm Coast, Florida
No. 138 Belfair (East) – Bluffton, South Carolina
No. T142 Spring Creek Golf Club – Zion Crossroads, Virginia
No. T144 Red Ledges – Heber City, Utah
No. T154 Chaparral Pines – Payson, Arizona
No. T157 Troon North (Monument) – Scottsdale, Arizona
No. T157 Torreon Golf Club (Tower) – Show Low, Arizona
No. T164 Tetherow – Bend, Oregon
No. T167 Seven Canyons Club – Sedona, Arizona

Top 50 Best Mexico, Caribbean, Atlantic and Central America

No. 14 Baha Mar (Royal Blue) – Nassau, Bahamas
No. 22 Ocean Club – Paradise Island, Bahamas
No. T30 Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club – Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
No. T30 Reserva Conchal – Guanacaste, Costa Rica

“Congratulations to all of the facilities and clients recognized in Golfweek’s ranking of the Best Resort, Residential and Mexico/Caribbean/Atlantic and Central America golf courses,” said Kris Strauss, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Troon. “Thank you to all of the passionate and dedicated associates and facility leaders who are committed to providing extraordinary experiences each and every day at these stunning locations. This dedication, combined with the commitment of our valued clients, is the primary driver of the ‘Best of’ experiences for which all of these courses are recognized.”

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 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 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 490-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 40-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on FacebookTwitterInstagramBlogPress Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.

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