Charitable events and tournaments at Troon facilities nationwide contributed to the sum, with Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif., raising the most for a single facility, with $5 million, followed by The Golf Club at Lansdowne (Va.) with $2.5 million, and Whirlwind Golf Club at Wildhorse Pass in Chandler, Ariz., with $2.2 million.
Charitable events and tournaments at Troon® facilities collectively raised more than $23.5 million for charities in 2015.
Thousands of charitable events were held at Troon facilities throughout 2015, including: The Greater Palm Springs Celebrity Golf Classic at the Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif.; Phoenix Children’s Hospital Annual Golf Tournament at Troon North in Scottsdale, Ariz.; and the Mid-Atlantic Dunkin’ Cup at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway Township, N.J.
Through facility sales efforts, Team Troon national sales efforts and Troon charity programs such as Troon Drives H.O.P.E., Troon facilities actively seek to host a large number of charity events each year.
“Our Troon facilities are honored to partner with so many incredible charities and their events to help give back to the communities we live, work and play in,” said John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations for Troon. “Whether it’s raising funds for local schools and charities or larger national charitable causes, our tournament teams and event professionals at our clubs are dedicated to hosting the finest golf tournaments, banquets, fundraising galas and the like.”
A special mention to the following Troon facilities that played host to charitable events which collectively raised more than $1 million in 2015:
• Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif., $5 million
• The Golf Club at Lansdowne (Va.) $2.5 million
• Whirlwind Golf Club at Wildhorse Pass, Chandler, Ariz., $2.2 million
• Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, Galloway Township, N.J., $1.6 million
• Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa, Calif., $1 million