Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Troon Announces Partnership with Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii
Open since 1992, the Arnold Palmer Course was designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer and course architect Ed Seay and is consistently rated as one of the top golf courses in Hawaii. The par-72, 7,218-yard course has two distinct nine-hole experiences. The front nine challenges golfers with a Scottish Links-style layout, while the back nine has a more tropical setting as it meanders through a tropical jungle and a forest of ironwoods. The 18-hole layout forms a horseshoe around the Punaho’olapa marsh, an unspoiled 100-acre wetlands and bird sanctuary. Water comes into play on 14 holes, with the 17th – the Palmer Course’s signature hole – offering panoramic Pacific Ocean views from the green.
Turtle Bay’s George Fazio Course opened in 1972. The 18-hole layout meanders through traditional Hawaiian Palms while skirting the North Shore on numerous occasions providing breathtaking ocean views on both the front and back nines. Over the years, the Fazio Course has tested the game’s best, including Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Sam Snead, and Chi Chi Rodriguez in the first Champions Tour Skins Game. The Fazio Course also hosted the LPGA Tour's Hawaiian Open from 1987 through 1989.
"We are pleased to be working with Turtle Bay," said Mike Ryan, chief operating officer, Troon. "The golf courses and the resort property are absolutely stunning. We are excited to extend our popular Troon programs, which will contribute positively to the overall value and experience for local golfers, resort guests and those traveling to Oahu.”
"Our team at Turtle Bay looks forward to working with the best golf management team in the business,” said Jerry Gibson, Vice President & Managing Director for Turtle Bay Resort. “This partnership will enhance our ability to reach golfers from all over the world and showcase Turtle Bay as a premier golf destination.”
Troon-affiliated properties in the Aloha State, include Kapalua Golf in Lahaina, Maui; Mauna Lani on Hawai‘i Island; King Kamehameha Golf Club in Wailuku, Maui; Kahili Golf Course in Wailuku, Maui; and Princeville Makai Golf Club in Princeville, Kaua‘i.
For more information on Turtle Bay Resort, visit www.TurtleBayResort.com.
For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.