Scottsdale, Arizona, United States: Troon has been selected to manage The Golf Club at Southwind in Garden City, Kansas.
Established in 1980 as a private club, The Golf Club at Southwind will be managed by Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
Located on the High Plains of Western Kansas, The Golf Club at Southwind’s 18-hole, Donald Sechrest-designed course is rated as one of the top courses in the state by Golf Digest. The course has hosted multiple Kansas State Amateurs as well as the annual Southwest Kansas Pro-Am. The par-71, 6,935-yard course flows through the rolling sand hills, with golf holes framed by tall native grasses.
“The Golf Club at Southwind is a visually stunning course. The contrast of the green fairways bordered by the auburn-coloured native grass is striking,” said Jim Bellington, Senior Vice President, Operations, Troon. “Our Troon Privé team will now look to further advance Southwind’s service levels, agronomy standards and overall club operations.”
The clubhouse, with views of the golf course and surrounding sand hills, features dining in Bogeys Restaurant as well as wedding and event space capable of hosting small, intimate gatherings or larger groups of up to 300 guests.
“We are excited to enter into this partnership with Troon,” said Craig Boomhower, Owner, The Golf Club at Southwind. “We contacted a number of other private clubs around the country that have had incredible success working with Troon. In addition to Troon’s expertise in private club marketing, golf and dining operations, Southwind members are now eligible to participate in the Troon Privé Privilege programme which gives our members access to other Troon-managed private clubs around the world. We look forward to reaping the benefits of their experience in operating private clubs.”
The Troon Privé Division currently manages nearly 70 private clubs, half of which are member owned.
Members of Troon Privé-managed clubs have exclusive access to golf and lifestyle benefits around the world. All members can choose to receive Troon Privé Connect, Troon’s digital magazine developed specifically for the private clubs, as well as access to experience packages through Privileged Connections and premium tickets to sporting and concert events.
Qualified members receive reciprocal access to other private clubs in the portfolio at a preferred Privé Privilege rate, and up to 50 per cent off at Troon Golf-managed resort and daily fee facilities around the world through the Troon Advantage programme.
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