Golf News for Friday, March 15, 2013 | People

Josh Lowney named Troon Golf's Golf Professional of the Year

ARMONK, N.Y. -- Brynwood Golf & Country Club Director of Operations, Josh Lowney, recently was honored as "Golf Professional of the Year" by the club's management company, Troon. Lowney earned this significant distinction for his dedicated commitment to the membership, for his influential role in elevating the quality of the golf experience at Brynwood and for his spirited team leadership in 2012. Troon, the premier global management company of world-class golf courses, golf clubs and resorts, annually recognizes the "Best of the Best" facilities and individuals for their outstanding performance and dedication.

"Josh is the embodiment of Troon's high standard of leadership and excellence in the field," said Rob DeMore, Vice President of Operations at Troon. "We are proud to have him helping us elevate the member experience at Brynwood."

Lowney, who has been with Troon since 2005, came to Brynwood Golf & Country Club in 2010. He previously served as Director of Golf at The Crosby in Rancho Santa Fe, California, and prior to that he opened Lake of Isles in Connecticut in 2005 where he was the Head Golf Professional. In 2011, Lowney was named one of the top three golf professionals within Troon worldwide. During his tenure with Troon, each of the three prestigious Troon Golf private club golf shops he managed was designated as one of the Top 100 Golf Shops in the country. Additionally, Lowney is a PGA member with extensive experience instructing students of all skill levels. In 2009, he was elected to the exclusive PGA Ambassador Membership which represents a select group of PGA Professionals with expertise in the business and travel aspects of golf.

A Connecticut native, Lowney attended Eastern Connecticut State University. As a member of the Windham High School golf team in Willimantic, Connecticut, he earned State and All League honors. Lowney turned professional after high school and competed on several golf tours and in PGA Section tournaments around the country. He and his wife reside in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Brynwood Golf & Country Club, located in Armonk, New York, features an 18-hole golf course, 9 Har-Tru tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool and a 65,000 square-foot clubhouse. The clubhouse includes an elegant lobby and ballroom that can accommodate up to 400 guests for catered events. There is also a sports lounge, a fully equipped fitness center, a business center with Apple computers and a children's playroom with a movie theatre and video games. Brynwood's restaurant offers outstanding farm to table cuisine and includes an outdoor cocktail and dining area overlooking the pool, golf course, and surrounding hills, and features spectacular sunsets.

Brynwood offers a number of attractive membership categories for the 2013 season starting at $8,000 and there is no initiation fee or capital assessments. The club enjoys Troon Privé status, the private club division of Troon, and a significant additional benefit of membership is reciprocal playing privileges at private clubs around the world, as well as preferred rates at Troon Golf-managed daily fee and resort facilities. For more information about Brynwood Golf & Country Club visit or call (914) 273-9300.

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