(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Troon, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, has introduced a new series of competitive amateur golf events called the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series. The multi-stage series builds on the success of the Saguaro Amateur, held in early January at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, while providing high-level amateurs, college players, juniors and Troon-facility club champions a chance to compete throughout the year.
The concept of the Saguaro Amateur and its evolution into a series is the brainchild of University of Colorado Head Men's Golf Coach Roy Edwards, University of Wyoming Director of Golf Programs Joe Jensen, and Ak-Chin Southern Dunes General Manager Brady Wilson. Troon is the series' inaugural title sponsor.
The Troon Saguaro Amateur Series includes the following events:
The Sizzler – Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; June 10-13, 2017
The Gobbler – Sewailo at Casino Del Sol, Tucson, Ariz.; November 19-22, 2017
The Agave – Shadow Hills Golf Club, Rancho Mirage, Calif; December 19-22, 2017
The Saguaro* – Ak-Chin Southern Dunes, Maricopa, AZ: January 1 – 4, 2018
*Troon Saguaro Amateur Series Championship
“Troon is excited to host some of the best amateur golfers in the country at a few of our most stunning venues,” said Mitch Harrell, president, Troon Golf. “Having seen the original Saguaro Amateur grow into a premier amateur event over the last four years, I’m certain Troon North, Sewailo, Shadow Hills and Ak-Chin Southern Dunes will do an outstanding job of challenging the best of the best in amateur golf.”
For more information and entry details for the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series, visit www.SaguaroAmateur.com.
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