Golf Course Management

JUN 2016

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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06.16 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 99 signed golf courses (Quail Run and White Wing) and a nine-hole par-3 short course. Troon announced that charitable events and tournaments at Troon facilities col- lectively raised more than $23.5 million in 2015. Among those events were the Greater Palm Springs Celebrity Golf Classic at Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif.; the 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. Two standout facilities were Classic Club, which raised $5 million through its charitable events, and The Golf Club at Lansdowne in Lans- downe, Va., which generated $2.5 million. Corby Foster has been named the new general manager at Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Ariz. Foster has worked with Troon since 2003, and most recently served as the assistant general manager at Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. Prior to his work at Troon North, Foster worked in the Troon corporate offce in a variety of roles, including fnancial analyst and operations director. We Are Golf — a coalition of the game's leading associations, including GCSAA — expanded its partnership with Topgolf to offer free golf lessons at Topgolf's 21 venues nationwide on National Golf Day on May 18. Any guest who visited a Topgolf location had the opportunity to receive a free fve-minute golf lesson.

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