Friday, February 6, 2015

Troon Reports $12.6 Million Raised for Charitable Causes

(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce that charitable events and tournaments at Troon facilities throughout the United States raised more than $12,609,533 for charities in 2014. Through facility sales efforts, Team Troon national sales efforts and Troon charity programs like Troon Drives H.O.P.E., thousands of charitable events were hosted at Troon facilities throughout the year. National events included Patriot Golf Day, World’s Largest Golf Outing and Els For Autism, to name a few. Local and regional events included fundraising programs for local hospitals like the Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s annual golf event at Troon North Golf Club in Arizona, along with other programs supporting schools and civic organizations throughout the country.

“It seems like each and every day, somewhere in the world of Troon, we are working with local, regional and in many cases national charitable causes to coordinate golf tournaments, banquets, fundraising galas and the like,” stated John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations for Troon. “The net result in 2014 was more than $12 million raised for a number of great worthy causes. We are honored to partner with these events and to give back to the communities where we serve,” added Easterbrook.

A number of Troon facilities reported results in excess of $1 million raised at their facilities in 2014, including:
* Whirlwind Golf Club at Wildhorse Pass in Chandler, Ariz.: $2,320,000
* Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway Township, N.J.: $1,846,396
* Maderas Golf Club in Poway, Calif.: $1,359,700
* Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif.: $1,005,000
* Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Conn.: $1,123,425

“Thank you to all of our associates and facilities that played a role in these fundraising events, and more importantly, thank you to the organizations, boards and tournament planners that select Troon facilities to partner as host venues for their fundraising events,” added Easterbrook.

About Troon Drives H.O.P.E.
Troon Drives H.O.P.E. celebrates the way Troon's facilities and associates around the world are involved in charities, environmental initiatives and fundraising events. Each element of Troon Drives H.O.P.E., which includes Humanitarian Efforts Worldwide; Opportunities to Grow the Game; Partnerships in Our Communities; and Environmental Initiatives,  serve to bring these actions to light and to share the collective impact Troon facilities and associates have on their communities.

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