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Champion Hills Selects Troon to Manage Club

Troon, the leader in golf course management, development and marketing has been selected to manage the Champion Hills Club, a private golf club in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Champion Hills is a member owned Club and will be managed by Troon Prive’, the private club operating division. Although the club and Property Owners Association are separate entities, the club’s general manager will have oversight over both business operations.

The Champion Hills Club is the centerpiece of the 730-acre residential community, and Dana Schultz, a 19-year Troon veteran, has recently been named as the club’s general manager. Set at an elevation of 2,500 to 3,000 feet, the Tom Fazio-designed, 18-hole, par 71 golf course opened for play in 1991 and is ranked by Golf Digest as one of the top private courses in North Carolina. Tom Fazio and his family call Champion Hills home. Moderate temperatures allow for year-round play providing distinctive four season beauty.

“We’re honored to be working with a club community that is so well-regarded for its exceptional hospitality and amenities,” said Bruce Glasco, executive vice president and COO, Troon.

In addition to its award-winning golf course, Champion Hills also features a 25,000 square foot clubhouse with multiple dining options; a new fitness center with classes and personal training; two lighted Har-Tru tennis courts; a heated pool, hydro spa and sun deck; bocce ball courts; and 18 miles of marked and well-maintained walking trails.

“The proven expertise and third-party management model now being delivered by Troon Prive’ assures the Champions Hills Club that our improvements in membership growth and member satisfaction will continue, but in a more expedited and comprehensive manner,” said Randy Raup, president of the Club’s Board of Governors. “We are very pleased with the quality, professionalism and expertise of the Troon team members already supporting our club.” For more information visit ChampionHills.com.

The Troon Prive’ Division currently manages more than 80 private clubs, half of which are member owned. Members of Troon Prive’ managed clubs have exclusive access to extraordinary golf and lifestyle benefits around the world. Qualified members receive reciprocal access to other private clubs in the portfolio at a preferred Prive’ Privilege rate, and tee times at Troon Golf managed resort and daily fee facilities around the world through the Troon Advantage program. All members can choose to receive Troon Prive’ Connect, their digital magazine developed specifically for the private clubs, as well as access to experience packages through Privileged Connections and premium tickets to sporting and concert events at the best price.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, 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 around the world at different facilities. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Prive’ 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 Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Resort, Naples, Florida, Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii, La Cantera Resort & Spa, San Antonio, Texas and Craft Farms Resort, Gulf Shores, Alabama.

For additional information, visit Troon.com.

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