Throughout the month of July, many Troon courses will feature family-oriented instructional programs, clinics, events and tournaments. Kris Strauss, VP of Sales and Marketing says, ” the get into golf program and Family Golf Month are key to the future for our company. We are using the latest technology to engage with the youth at our facilities as well as our current golfers through local apps. Some of the examples of July activities are:
Highland Park Golf Course, an Honours Golf managed facility, located in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama will be offering complimentary 30 minute Family Golf Clinics for all ages and skill levels with complimentary junior clubs available. Call 205-322-1902 or email Paul.Killgallon@HonoursGolf.com to register.
The Frog in Villa Rica, Georgia, a member of the Georgia Golf Trail, will be holding a Junior Golf Camp July 22-25th, 9am-1pm. Director of Golf Buster Inman and his professional staff are ready to teach your children golf in a fun, social and casual setting. They will learn the basics of the game and participate in enjoyable group activities. Call 770-459-4400 to sign up.
While the month of July serves as the kickoff for family golf activities, Troon Family Golf happens year-round at Troon facilities worldwide and include:
- Juniors play free after 3pm when playing with a paying adult.
- Juniors enjoy complimentary Callaway junior rental clubs all day.
- They receive complimentary instruction when taking a lesson with a paying adult.
The Troon Junior Club is open to all junior golfers age 17 years and younger for an annual fee of $35. Membership includes:
- A Troon Junior Club hat and bag tag.
- Preferred Junior rates and programs at participating facilities at times allowed by each course.
- Special Junior clinics.
- Special invitations to play in select junior and parent/junior events.
- Exclusive access to Troon Junior Club social media(with parental approval)
Plus all Troon Family Golf benefits.
Visit Troon.com/troon-family-golf or call the latest Troon affiliated club nearest you to learn more about specific Troon Family Golf Month programs. For more information on all of Troon’s “grow the game” initiatives visit PlayTroon.com.
Other TROON News:
Troon, the leader in club management, development and marketing, is pleased to announce it has acquired both Scottsdale based OB Sports Golf Management and Green Golf Partners from Indianapolis Indiana.
OB Sports manages more than 70 golf courses and private clubs throughout the United States and internationally from the Bahamas to Scotland. OB will continue to operate under the OB Sports brand with the same business relationship with its existing clients.
“OB Sports is an exceptional addition to our Troon family of brands,” said Tim Schantz, President & CEO of Troon. “Orrin, Phil, C.A. and the associates of OB Sports have built an outstanding collection of properties, clients and service offerings. Our alliance with OB Sports will support their continued growth, bring additional support and resources to bear and will combine expertise and capabilities for current and prospective clients.”
“We are truly excited about the new collaboration and for the opportunity to advance and grow with Troon,” said Phil Green, COO of OB. “Our companies have always shared similar values with a focus on providing the highest level of service to our clients, guests and members. Troon’s resources combined with the company’s worldwide marketing reach, will help our existing clients, while also providing a wonderful opportunity for our OB Sports associates to grow and prosper.”
Green Golf Partners(GGP) currently manages 18 public and private golf courses located across five states including Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin. GGP was founded in 2011 and has more than 100 years of experience in the golf and hospitality industries.
“We are thrilled to bring Green Golf Partners into the Troon family,” added Shantz. “Matt McIntee and his team have created a solid portfolio of courses in the Midwest and Florida. The addition of Green Golf Partners, combined with Troon’s existing properties in the Midwest, will serve as the catalyst to opening a new Troon office in Chicago, designed to service current and future clients throughout the region.”
“This is obviously a game changer for our company,” said Matt McIntee, CEO, GGP. “I have always had the deepest respect for Troon and their entire team. Green Golf Partners was built using Troon as the model, and we are absolutely thrilled to collaborate and partner with Troon. We know that our clients and associates believe this is a match made in heaven: a blending of our expertise and personality with the most amazing and extensive portfolio of services from the top golf management company in the world. We look forward to continuing to accelerate our growth in partnership with Troon.
Over the past year Troon has actively grown and diversified its family of brands by acquiring Cliff Drysdale Management, the nation’s largest tennis management company in July 2018; and RealFood, a Boston-based food service consulting firm in February 2019.
TEAM TROON Announced; Troon announced the formation of a collection of top international golf talent representing the Troon
brand throughout professional golf. The PGA TOUR, European Tour and the LPGA/Ladies European Tour will be part of the TEAM. The Troon logo will have a presence on each golfer’s bag, while Cheyenne Woods and Matthew Fitzpatrick will carry full Troon-branded golf bags with #PlayTroon and #ExperienceTroon embroidered on the pockets. Additionally, all members of Team Troon will collaborate on select digital and social campaigns in cooperation with Troon and Troon-managed facilities. Other members include: Justin Thomas, Patrick Cantlay, Matt Kuchar, U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland and Sweden’ own Alex Noren.
For additional new and information visit www.Troon.com.