The amateur golf tournaments hosting two-player teams began at Troon facilities across the country in April. The team of Steve Blackford & Joseph Fox from Poston Butte Golf Club in Florence, Ariz., came in first in the gross division.
The 2015 Troon Challenge recently culminated with the National Finals Event held at Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The Troon Challenge is a series of amateur golf tournaments hosting two-person, modified best-ball (shamble) competitions at world-class Troon® facilities across the United States. Beginning in April, two-player teams competed in local qualifying events with a record field of 54 teams eventually vying for the championship at Troon North August 22-23, 2015.
“The 2015 Troon Challenge delivered yet another exciting season of competition hosted at many of our finest golf facilities,” said Kris Strauss, vice president, sales & marketing, Troon. “We appreciate the players who competed in the national finals and regional events, all of whom represent Troon’s most engaged and dedicated customers. We also thank our sponsors, whose support helped make this the best Troon Challenge series yet. The Troon Challenge is important element of our ‘Play Troon’ programming, designed to grow the game of golf by offering players a diverse range of playing options, and we look forward to seeing it grow even larger in 2016.”
2015 Troon Challenge National Finals Results
1st – Steve Blackford & Joseph Fox, Poston Butte Golf Club, Florence, Ariz.: 63-64 = 127
*2nd – Erin O’Hara & Marty McDonald, Centennial Golf Club, Carmel, N.Y.: 65-65 = 130
*3rd – Zack Sims & Stephen Santora, Diablo Grande Golf & Country Club, Patterson, Calif.: 65-65 = 130
1st – Barbara Rund & Sean Rund, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, Calif.: 59-61 = 120
2nd – David Green & Kyle Tallman, Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks, Calif.: 60-61 = 121
3rd – Rich Estep & Jason Walker, Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks, Calif.: 65-61 = 126
Sponsor Division (Net Scoring)
1st – David Shaffer & Tim Geesey, Imperial Headwear: 68-62 = 130
2nd – Derek Travers & Rich Calderon, Callaway: 65-68 = 133
*3rd – Casey Strunk & Lee Gault, Imperial Headwear: 65-69 = 134
*- Scorecard playoff
The 2015 Troon Challenge is presented by Callaway Golf, along with supporting partners that include Imperial Headwear (featured as the events official headwear sponsor), TRUE linkswear, Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, THINQ Golf, MobiCoach, Pepsi, American Hole ‘n One, Infiniti of Scottsdale, EXOS and Zacapa Rum.
For more information on the 2015 Troon Challenge, visit www.TroonChallenge.com or search #TroonChallenge15.
Tell Us What You Think!
You must be logged in to post a comment.