(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Troon is excited to announce the official schedule of the 2016 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf. The popularity of the Troon Challenge continues to grow as regional qualifying events will be held at 34 facilities in 13 different states from April through August.
The annual Troon Challenge is Troon's largest amateur golf event, attracting more than 1,200 loyal golfers competing in regional qualifying events across the United States. Two-person teams in both Net and Gross Divisions will vie for the chance to qualify for the National Finals to be held in Scottsdale Ariz. September 9-11, 2016. For the first time ever, the Troon Challenge National Finals will feature a rotation of golf courses with tournament rounds being played at The Boulders Resort (North Course) and Troon North Golf Club (Monument Course).
“The quality of the venues and competition are once again awesome for the 2016 edition of the Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf,” said Kris Strauss, vice president, sales and marketing, Troon. “There are many Top 100 and Best-in-State clubs hosting regional qualifying events, including Maderas, Lake of Isles, Yocha Dehe, and World Golf Village. There are even a number of qualifiers at facilities that have played or play host to PGA TOUR or LPGA Tour events including Silverado in Napa, Calif. and Stockton Seaview in Galloway, N.J.”
Qualifying events kickoff this weekend, April 9th, at Westin Mission Hills – Gary Player Course in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Entry into any qualifying event includes green fee, cart, practice balls, one dozen Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls, Imperial Coolcore Instant Cooling Towel, event prizes, and post-tournament awards reception.
“National events such as the Troon Challenge wouldn’t be possible without the support of our frequent players, the amazing venues and of course, our supporting event partners,” added Strauss. “This year’s event will be supported once again by Callaway Golf, who will provide a Callaway Shopping Experience at the National Finals. Additional supporting sponsors include Imperial Headwear, Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, TRUE linkswear, Pepsi and American Hole ‘n One.”
The 2016 Troon Challenge is presented by Callaway Golf, along with supporting partners that include Imperial Headwear, Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, TRUE linkswear, Pepsi and American Hole ‘n One.
2016 Troon Challenge Schedule
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, Maricopa - Sunday, April 17
Ocotillo Golf Resort, Chandler - Sunday, April 24
Lookout Mountain Golf Club, Phoenix - Sunday, May 1
Golf Club of Estrella, Goodyear – Sunday, May 15
The Boulders, Carefree - Sunday, May 22
Poston Butte Golf Club, Florence – Sunday, June 5
Sewailo Golf Club, Tucson – Sunday, June 12
Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale - Sunday, June 26
El Conquistador Country Club, Tucson, Sunday, July 10
Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler - Sunday, July 24
The Phoenician, Scottsdale - Sunday, August 7
The Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage - Saturday, April 9
Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells – Sunday, June 5
Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks - Sunday, June 5
La Quinta Resort and Club, La Quinta - Sunday, July 10
Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa - Sunday, July
Maderas Golf Club, San Diego - Sunday, August 7
The Ridge, Castle Pines - Saturday, April 16
Lake of Isles, North Stonington - Sunday, May 15
Sarasota National Golf Club, Venice - Friday, May 27
The Diplomat Golf & Tennis Club, Hallandale - Saturday, June 11
Slammer & Squire at World Golf Village, St. Augustine - Sunday, July 17
The Westin Savannah Harbor, Savannah - Sunday, August 14
Ironhorse Golf Club, Leawood - Sunday, May 22
Conestoga Golf Club, Mesquite - Saturday, May 7
Aliante Golf Club, North Las Vegas - Sunday, June 12
Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, Atlantic City - Sunday, July 24
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, Monroe - Sunday, May 22
Centennial Golf Club, Carmel - Sunday, July 17
Skybrook Golf Club, Huntersville - Sunday, June 5
Palmilla Beach Golf Club, Port Aransas - Sunday, May 15
La Cantera Hill Country Resort, San Antonio - Sunday, June 26
Potomac Shores Golf Club, Potomac Shores - Sunday, June 26
The Golf Club at Lansdowne, Lansdowne - Sunday, July 24
Troon Challenge Official Sponsor Details
Callaway Golf: Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) creates products designed to make every golfer a better golfer. Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls, and sells golf accessories, under the Callaway Golf and Odyssey brands worldwide. For more information, visit www.callawaygolf.com.
Imperial Headwear: Imperial Headwear is the leading manufacturer and marketer of premium quality headwear for the golf market. Imperial is committed to style, functionality and perfection in fit and comfort. For more information, visit www.imperialsports.com.
Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau: Welcome to the world’s finest golf destination. It’s a bold claim, but we’ve got the numbers to back it up. Start with nearly 200 Scottsdale-area golf courses and 330 plus days of sunshine annually. Add in local residents like Aaron Baddeley, Brandel Chamblee and Tom Lehman. And when you top it off with an enviable collection of golf lifestyle pursuits, Scottsdale’s virtues are as clear as the sky on a typical day. For more information, visit www.experiencescottsdale.com.
TRUE linkswear: TRUE linkswear created the first golf shoe built on a barefoot platform, allowing the golfer to truly "Feel the Course" and enabling them to walk 36 holes right out of the box in total comfort. TRUE products are available at many national retailers. For more information, visit www.truelinkswear.com.
Pepsi: Pepsi has been bringing fun and refreshment to consumers for over 100 years. From its humble beginnings over a century ago, Pepsi-Cola has grown to become one of the best known, most loved products throughout the world. For more information, visit www.pepsiusa.com.
American Hole ‘n One: American Hole 'n One began in 1986 and is the largest provider of hole in one coverage in the world. With world-class customer service and a state of the art production facility, American Hole 'n One is uniquely positioned to provide the coverage needed along with the supporting marketing materials that are vital to any successful promotion. For more information, visit www.ahno.net.
Troon Challenge National Finals Host Venues in Scottsdale, Ariz.
About The Boulders
Featuring two championship-level, Jay Morrish-designed golf courses, The Boulders is known for its breathtaking surroundings, rugged beauty and considered to be among the most demanding in the Southwest. Both the North and South Courses have won some of the industry's highest accolades including Golf Magazine's "Platinum Medal" award as one of the "Top 10 U.S. Courses" and Golfweek's "Best Courses, State-by-State" rankings. Ancient boulder formations and sun-splashed terrain offer an ideal backdrop for those looking for a unique desert golf experience. The North Course at The Boulders presents 18 scenic holes and the natural landscape of the desert foothills and stunning views of Black Mountain. For more information, visit www.theboulders.com.
About Troon North Golf Club
Troon North Golf Club stands as a hallmark of the Scottsdale desert golf experience with two 18-hole courses stretching through the natural ravines and foothills in the shadows of Pinnacle Peak. Giant granite boulders lie strewn across the rugged landscape of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, where Troon North Golf Club combines iconic golf with the visual sensation of desert landscape, providing a standard unmatched in the American Southwest. For more information, visit www.troonnorthgolf.com.
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