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Troon Challenge Locations, Schedule, Details Announced

7 May, 2019


The official schedule has been set for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf®. Now in its 17th year, the Troon Challenge is Troon’s largest amateur golf event, attracting more than 1,600 golfers competing in regional qualifying events across the United States. From May through November, regional qualifying events will be held at over 34 facilities in 11 different states. Two-person teams in both Net and Gross Divisions will compete to qualify for spots in the Troon Challenge National Finals, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. December 6-8, 2019. The Troon Challenge National Finals will be played at The Phoenician Golf Club and Troon North Golf Club’s Monument Course – two of the top ranked golf courses in Arizona.

Regional qualifying events kickoff May 5th at Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Conn. and Shadow Hills Golf Club in Indio, Calif. Entry into qualifying events includes green fee, cart, practice balls, Callaway golf balls, an Ogio shoe bag, an official AHEAD Troon Challenge hat, event prizes and a post-tournament awards reception.

“Last year was a record year for the Troon Challenge with more than 1,600 regional golfers vying for a chance to come to Scottsdale for the Troon Challenge Finals at Troon North,” said Kris Strauss, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Troon. “This year, with over 34 regional qualifying events in 11 states, we know 2019 will be even bigger and better. We are looking forward to seeing how the exciting qualifying events unfold and hosting the 2019 Finals at The Phoenician and Troon North.”

“We certainly couldn’t pull off events of this scale without the support of our loyal golf guests, Troon Cardholders, host venues and of course, our sponsors such as Callaway Golf, Golf Genius, Experience Scottsdale, AHEAD, Pepsi and Ship Sticks,” added Strauss. “To all involved, thank you, and we look forward to a great Troon Challenge season!”

For more information or to register for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf, visit www.Troon.com/Troon_Challenge.

The 2019 Troon Challenge is presented by Callaway Golf, along with supporting partners Experience Scottsdale, AHEAD, Pepsi, and Ship Sticks, with scoring powered by Golf Genius. 

2019 Troon Challenge Schedule: 

Alabama 
Highland Park Golf Course, Birmingham – Wednesday, July 17

Arizona 
Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale – Sunday, June 2 
Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club, Wickenburg – Sunday, June 9 
El Conquistador Golf & Tennis, Oro Valley - Saturday, June 22 
The Phoenician, Scottsdale – Sunday, June 23 
Copper Canyon Golf Club, Buckeye – Saturday, July 13 
Boulders Resort & Spa, Cave Creek – Sunday, August 4 
The Westin Kierland Golf Club, Scottsdale – Sunday, August 11 
Sewailo Golf Club, Tucson – Sunday, August 18 
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes, Maricopa – Sunday, August 25 
Golf Club of Estrella, Goodyear – Sunday, September 8 
Lookout Mountain Golf Club, Phoenix – Saturday, September 14 
Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler – Sunday, September 22 
Laughlin Ranch Golf Club, Bullhead City – Saturday, November 2 
Poston Butte Golf Club, Florence – Sunday, November 10

California 
Shadow Hills Golf Club, Indio – Sunday, May 5 
Ashwood Golf Course, Apple Valley – Sunday, July 28 
Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa – Sunday, July 28 
The Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage – Sunday, August 4 
Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks – Sunday, August 4 
Diablo Grande Golf Club, Patterson – Sunday, August 18 
Maderas Golf Club, San Diego – Sunday, August 25 
Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells – Sunday, September 22 
Classic Club, Palm Desert – Sunday, October 6 
PGA WEST, La Quinta – Sunday, October 27

Colorado 
The Ridge, Castle Pines – Friday, October 11

Connecticut 
Lake of Isles, North Stonington – Sunday, May 5

Florida 
Tiburón Golf Club, Naples – Sunday, June 9

Kansas 
Ironhorse Golf Club, Leawood – Saturday, August 10

New Jersey 
Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, Atlantic City – Sunday, August 4

New York 
Centennial Golf Club, Carmel – Sunday, July 14 
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, Monroe – Monday, July 29

Texas 
La Cantera Hill Country Resort, San Antonio – Sunday, June 23 
The Rawls Course at Texas Tech, Lubbock – Sunday, June 23

Virginia 
Potomac Shores Golf Club, Potomac Shores – Sunday, August 18

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.

About The Phoenician Golf Club: Following a 10-month redesign, the new Phoenician Golf Club opened for play on November 1, 2018. The new 18-hole course showcases the unique beauty of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert and matches the reputation and quality of the award-winning resort. The new course plays to a par of 71 and offers four sets of player-friendly tees ranging from 4,594 yards from the forward tees, to 6,518 yards from the championship tees. For more information, visit www.GolfThePhoenician.com.

About Troon: Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon® is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 430 locations around the globe, including managing 470 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45 states and 33 countries, divisions of Troon include Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon), Troon International, OB Sports, Cliff Drysdale Management and RealFood Consulting. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina; Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club in Wickenburg, Ariz.; Yocha Dehe Golf Club in Brooks, Calif.; Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE; and Buenaventura Golf Club in Panama. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on FacebookTwitterInstagramBlogPress Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.

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