Thursday, April 16, 2015

Troon Announces 2015 Troon Challenge Series

Premier Event Expands into Seven New States and Adds 11 New Regional Qualifiers, Providing Amateurs with Exciting Competition Across the U.S.

(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Troon is thrilled to announce the official schedule of the 2015 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf. This year’s event marks the largest Troon Challenge event ever, with a total of 35 facilities in 16 different states hosting qualifying events 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 at Troon's flagship facility – Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. New states hosting regional qualifying events this year are Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, New York, North Carolina and Virginia.

“We are thrilled to launch what will be the largest Troon Challenge series ever, providing even more opportunities for amateur golfers to experience friendly competition at many of our outstanding Troon Golf facilities throughout the United States,” stated Kris Strauss, vice president, sales and marketing, Troon. “We are also pleased to partner another year with Callaway Golf, which will offer some great prizes at the National Finals event in August, along with supporting sponsors that include Imperial Headwear, Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, TRUE linkswear, Pepsi and American Hole ‘n One.”

Qualifying events kick off April 18 with play at The Ridge in Castle Pines, Colo. Entry into any qualifying event includes green fee, cart, practice balls, one dozen Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls, custom Imperial Troon Challenge hat, event prizes and post-tournament awards reception. The 2015 Troon Challenge is presented by Callaway Golf, along with supporting partners that include Imperial Headwear (featured as the events official headwear sponsor), Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, TRUE linkswear, Pepsi and American Hole ‘n One.

2015 Troon Challenge Schedule
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, Maricopa - Sunday, April 26
Ocotillo Golf Resort, Chandler - Sunday, May 3
Poston Butte Golf Club, Florence – Sunday, May 17
El Conquistador Country Club, Tucson, Sunday, May 24
Golf Club of Estrella, Goodyear – Sunday, May 31
Lookout Mountain Golf Club, Phoenix - Sunday, June 7
Sewailo Golf Club, Tucson – Sunday, June 21
Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale - Sunday, July 12
Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler - Sunday, July 19
The Phoenician, Scottsdale - Sunday, July 26
The Boulders, Carefree - Sunday, August 2
Hot Springs Village – Magellan Course, Hot Springs Village – Wednesday, July 1
Classic Club, Palm Desert - Sunday, May 10
Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells – Sunday, May 24
The Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage - Sunday, May 31
Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks - Sunday, June 7
Aviara Golf Club, Carlsbad – Sunday June 14
Diablo Grande Golf Club, Patterson - Sunday, June 21
PGA WEST, La Quinta - Sunday, July 12
Maderas Golf Club, San Diego - Sunday, July 19
The Ridge, Castle Pines - Saturday, April 18
Lake of Isles, North Stonington - Sunday, May 17
Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club, Ocean View - Sunday, June 14
The Diplomat Golf & Tennis Club - Saturday, June 6
The Westin Savannah Harbor, Savannah – Sunday, June 14
Klein Creek Golf Club, Winfield – Saturday, May 2
Ironhorse Golf Club, Leawood – Sunday, May 10
Aliante Golf Club, North Las Vegas - Sunday, June 21
New Jersey
Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, Atlantic City - Sunday, July 26
New York
Centennial Golf Club, Carmel – Sunday, July 19
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, Monroe – Sunday, July 26
North Carolina
Skybrook Golf Club, Huntersville – Sunday, June 7
Palmilla Beach Golf Club, Port Aransas – Sunday, April 19
La Cantera Hill Country Resort, San Antonio - Sunday, June 21
Potomac Shores Golf Club, Potomac Shores – Sunday, July 12

Troon North Golf Club located in Scottsdale, Ariz. will host the National Finals on Saturday and Sunday, August 22-23, 2015.  Each participant in the two-day final event will receive a Callaway Golf gift pack, custom Imperial Troon Challenge national finalist hat, and will be eligible for prizes including award-winning Callaway Golf items and more.

For entry forms and fees, qualifying dates, and more information on the 2015 Troon Challenge, please visit

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