SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce the time-honored tradition of caddie services returns for another season at Troon North Golf Club and The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. beginning November 1, 2012.
Managed by CaddieMaster,® which oversees similar programs at more than 40 of the world's most renowned facilities, the caddie services will enhance the already unparalleled experiences at these highly acclaimed golf properties.
"CaddieMaster's high standards and exceptional caddie program fit perfectly with the extraordinary service levels already offered at Troon North and The Phoenician," stated John Easterbrook, Troon's executive vice president, operations. "Adding experienced and knowledgeable caddies to each club's long list of amenities further sets them apart from other facilities in the region."
Golfers will find that the caddies offer exceptional services, which are ideal for first-time visitors, repeat guests and members alike. By offering in-depth course management knowledge, reading challenging putts, providing precise yardages, locating golf balls, and maintaining the course, caddies quite simply enhance the golf experience.
"We are thrilled to partner with Troon to offer our industry-leading caddie services at these two world-class golf courses," said Dan Costello, vice president, sales and marketing, CaddieMaster. "Since caddies and forecaddies spend more time with guests than anyone else, we believe they have the greatest impact on the golf experience. Our goal is to ensure that our caddies serve as the operation's best asset and ambassador for the property."
Caddies are currently available at Troon North Golf Club and The Phoenician and are guaranteed when reserved 48 hours in advance. Larger groups of eight or more players require a seven-day notice. Pricing for the forecaddie services are $60 for one player and $30 for two to four players, which are added to each player's golf fees. Walking caddies are also available for $90 a player. Reservations can be made by calling the golf shops at Troon North Golf Club at 480-585-5300 and The Phoenician at 480-423-2449.
CaddieMaster has established itself as the preeminent provider of this highly specialized service in the U.S. and abroad. Other well-known private clubs and resorts which employ the services of CaddieMaster are: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pinehurst Resort, Ritz-Carlton Properties, and TPC Properties to name a few. CaddieMaster is based in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, home of TPC Sawgrass and The Player's Championship and has been managing caddie programs for the high-end golf market since 1993.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world's largest golf management company also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf (daily-fee & resort) and Troon Privé (private) properties located in 29 states and 26 countries. Additionally, 48 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon properties include The Grove, London, England; Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida, Morocco.
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