Scottsdale, Arizona, United States: Troon has promoted Rob DeMore to President of its Troon Privé Division.
DeMore replaces Ryan Walls, who has moved to BallenIsles Country Club (a Troon Privé-managed facility) in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, to become the club’s new Chief Operating Officer and General Manager.
DeMore has served as Senior Vice President of Troon Privé since fall of 2016 and has more than 20 years of blended hospitality and golf experience.
As Troon Privé Division President, DeMore will oversee the division’s growing collection of fine private clubs around the world.
The Troon Privé Division currently manages nearly 70 private clubs, half of which are member owned, including BallenIsles Country Club.
Since joining Troon in 2003 from Wyndham International, DeMore has been instrumental in leading numerous private club transformations including strategic land acquisitions, member equity conversions and start-up operations.
“Rob has been an integral part of the growth of Troon’s private club management services business over the past 10-plus years and is a highly talented and multi-faceted executive,” said Mike Ryan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Troon, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“We are proud and pleased with the company’s depth of talent and the opportunities it affords,” he added.
DeMore will continue to be based in Troon’s Scottsdale offices.