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TROON SELECTED TO MANAGE ESPLANADE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB IN NAPLES, FLORIDA
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Esplanade Golf & Country Club, a private club and community located in Naples, Florida. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will manage golf, club, resort-style amenities, food & beverage operations, golf course agronomy, membership marketing as well as the community’s master association.
Esplanade Golf & Country Club features an 18-hole Chris Wilczynski-designed golf course that was named one of the “Best New Courses in America” by Golf Digest in 2014. The 6,983-yard, par 72 course offers golfers wide fairways off the tee and the ability to run the ball up on every hole. Flower beds, water features, trees and bunkers help frame each hole.
The community’s wellness center includes a fitness center with cardio and strength training machines, free weights, a movement studio, a variety of group fitness classes, personal training sessions, wellness seminars as well as spa and massage services. The wellness center also features a resort-style pool, tennis, pickleball and bocce programs. The Amenity Center houses many member clubs and along with the Event Lawn which hosts monthly member-wide events.
Food and beverage options at Esplanade Golf & Country Club include the Bahama Bar and the recently opened Culinary Center, which features two restaurants – the Barrel House Bistro and The Café – for members to enjoy.
“Esplanade Golf & Country Club is a spectacular community,” said Ricardo Catarino, vice president, operations, Troon. “We are thrilled to be working with the Board as we look to further elevate the entire operation from golf course agronomy to service levels and member experiences.”
The beautiful Esplanade community was developed by Taylor Morrison Homes and includes approximately 1,798 acres, 1,000 of which are natural preserves, wetlands and walking trails, as well as over 170 acres of lakes. The gated community features 1,184 residential homes.
For more information Esplanade Golf & Country Club, visit www.naplesesplanadegcc.com or call 239-232-2575.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 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 620-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.
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