Troon Founder Dana Garmany Honored by PGA

by | Dec 25, 2021 | NEWS

Dana Garmany

In two separate PGA ceremonies, Troon’s Founder and Executive Chairman Dana Garmany has been honored recently by both the PGA of America and the Southwest Section of the PGA. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the 105th PGA of America Annual Meeting, Garmany was honored as the First PGA Golf Executive of the Year, headlining a class of 12 PGA Professional honorees recognized for excellence, accomplishment, and contribution to their sections and communities.

A week later he became the 47th recipient of the Southwest PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award, the highest honor by the section to a PGA Professional. Dana headed the distinguished Southwest class for “qualities of leadership, strong moral character, and a substantial record of service” to the Southwest PGA and the game of golf.

Dana Garmany has more than 35 years of golf industry experience developing and operating golf facilities worldwide. Under his leadership, Troon has become the largest employer of PGA Professionals in the world.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon has become the world’s largest golf management company providing services at over 600 locations around the globe, including managing 640+ 18 hole equivalent golf courses. Dana’s leadership at Troon helped create a company that continues to lead and set standards for domestic and international daily-fee, resort and private golf courses.

Among their portfolio of outstanding facilities are The Club at Hammock Beach in Palm Coast, Florida, Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida, La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas, and both Chateau Elan near Atlanta and The Club at Savannah Harbor in Georgia.

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