(Scottsdale, Ariz.) - Troon, the leader in golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to recognize several resort properties featuring Troon-affiliated golf facilities recently named among the "Top 25 Golf Resorts of the World" by Links magazine. Given Links' motto of encompassing the "Best of Golf," the publication capitalized on its 25th anniversary by featuring lists of the 25 top resorts, moments, players, architects, instructors and equipment innovations in a special silver anniversary issue. With locations ranging from North America to the South Pacific and of course including the homeland of golf, four properties boasting Troon-affiliated courses were featured in the fall 2013 issue. Each world-class resort named to the list meets the magazine's requirement of offering a "serendipitous location coupled with peerless golf, a splendid hotel, excellent dining, and impeccable service."
Links' "Top 25 Golf Resorts of the World" featuring Troon-affiliated facilities:
St. Regis Princeville (Makai Golf Club) - Kauai, Hawaii
The St. Regis Princeville Resort marks the legendary brand's first resort in Hawai'i and introduces an unparalleled level of sophistication and serene luxury to one of the most remarkable destinations in the world. The renowned Makai Golf Club at The St. Regis Princeville Resort is a Robert Trent Jones Jr. design that winds its way around serene lakes, native woodlands and the spectacular coastline with views of Bali Hai and Hanalei Bay. Visit www.StRegisPrinceville.com for more information.
One & Only Palmilla - Los Cabos, Mexico
Located along the pristine beaches of the Baja coast, One&Only Palmilla is a haven of refined tranquility, with a playful twist of energy and discovery. Representing Jack Nicklaus' first signature course in Latin America, Palmilla Golf Club features a stunning 27-hole layout. The masterfully conceived golf course presents an enticing challenge with towering cacti, deep arroyos, and breathtaking views of the Sea of Cortez. For more information visit Palmilla.OneandOnlyResorts.com
Turnberry Resort - Ayrshire, Scotland
Nestled within an 800-acre estate with views overlooking the Irish Sea and across to the Isle of Arran, Turnberry is the world's original golf resort with over a century of hospitality and tradition. One of the most magnificent golf destinations in the world, Turnberry is home to the iconic Ailsa course, an Open Championship venue four times over and consistently voted as one of the world's best. Visit www.TurnberryResort.co.uk for more information.
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua - Maui
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers a true Hawaiian experience with world-class, exclusive facilities that deliver a true escape. Kapalua also features two of the most majestic golf courses in the world with the Plantation Course, known as the best course in the state, and the Bay Course, offering a resort-style layout and a collection of the most breathtaking ocean holes in Hawaii. Visit www.RitzCarlton.com for more information.
"These renowned properties certainly represent the highest standards in hospitality and we congratulate them for being recognized by Links magazine,' said Dana Garmany, chairman and CEO, Troon. "Troon's close relationships with the world's great resort operators speak to our own commitment of delivering the best experiences to our own guests upon each and every visit."