Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Troon Announces Relationship with Hot Springs Village

Alliance Brings Troon’s Services to the Country’s Largest Gated Master-Planned Community and Increases Troon’s Overall Portfolio to Include More than 220 Golf Courses

(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing is pleased to partner with Hot Springs Village and its eight golf courses located within the amenity-filled Arkansas community.

Hot Springs Village, Arkansas is nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains on 26,000 acres that offer an unparalleled and fun-filled lifestyle. In addition to world-class golf, the community features 11 recreational lakes, 30 miles of nature trails, 13 tennis courts, a five-star fitness center, three swimming pools and a performing arts center.

All representing a notable collection of the industry’s highest accolades from the likes of Golf Digest and Golfweek magazine, each of the eight premier courses offers a unique experience with pristine playing conditions and a balanced variety of architectural styles. The golf facilities at Hot Springs Village include Balboa Golf Course; Coronado Golf Course; Cortez Golf Course; DeSoto Golf Course; Granada Golf Course; Isabella Golf Course; Magellan Golf Course; and Ponce de Leon Golf Course.

"The Hot Springs Village community is unlike any other destination in the country," stated John Easterbrook, Executive Vice President, Operations, Troon Golf. "We are very pleased to be involved and are confident that our services and expertise will be a great complement to each of the renowned golf courses found at Hot Springs Village."

Nearby cities of Hot Springs and Little Rock are just minutes away from Hot Springs Village and offer outstanding educational institutions, attractions, vibrant downtown districts, and an abundance of outdoor and recreational pursuits.

“We are extremely pleased to become part of the Troon family of destinations. Hot Springs Village committed to changing its business models in 2013 when I was brought in to restructure the 26,000 acre community into both a leading tourism destination and a great place to live work and play,” stated David Twiggs, Hot Springs Village’s Chief Operating Officer. “Once we had a vision, we started finding the talent for our team.  Troon was our first choice as the top golf business talent internationally and we look forward to expanding our relationship as we enhance our golf experience and bring many more recreational opportunities to the region.”

For more information on Hot Springs Village, visit or contact Dannet Botkin, 501-922-5561.

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