Golf News for Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Business

Troon partners with Dunes West Golf and River Club located in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing is pleased to announce its involvement with Dunes West Golf and River Club located in Mount Pleasant, S.C., near the historic downtown area of Charleston.

As a part of the recent strategic alliance between Troon and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, Dunes West Golf and River Club will now benefit from Troon's professional services. John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, the Southeast's leading and most trusted residential home builder, has owned and operated Dunes West, which first opened in 1991, since 2005.

"We are thrilled to continue our valued alliance with John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods with our involvement at Dunes West Golf and River Club," stated Ryan Walls, Troon's senior vice president, operations, sales & marketing. "Dunes West has an incredible reputation, offering members and guests a unique experience and we look forward to making positive contributions to the club."

Steeped in the history and beauty of the South Carolina Low Country, Dunes West Golf and River Club is one of Charleston's premier golf destinations. Dunes West combines a masterful Arthur Hills-designed course, charming clubhouse overlooking Wagner Creek and some of the area's most spectacular scenery into a truly world-class experience. The championship par 72 course is as challenging and fun as it is aesthetically stunning. The layout measures 6,871 yards as it makes its way amid moss draped oaks, lush palms and Bermuda-covered dunes.

"We are committed to delivering the very best for our homeowners, members and guests, so we are excited to partner with Troon as the preeminent name in the golf industry," added Greg Huff, chief executive officer of John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods. "Dunes West is one of the Charleston area's favorite golf destinations and one that few other clubs can match in terms of beauty and experience. Through our relationship with Troon, we look forward to seeing that world-class experience continue to flourish and grow."

Considering the club's picturesque site on the historical Lexington Plantation, Dunes West is one of Charleston's most elegant and most popular settings for events of all kinds. From the avenue of arching live oaks that lead to the antebellum-style clubhouse to the spectacular water views and gracious yet meticulous service, Dunes West is truly one of the South's finest clubs and the perfect backdrop for any event, tournament or celebration.

For detailed membership information, call 843-856-9000 or visit www.duneswestgolfclub.com.

About Troon
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 33 states and 27 countries. Additionally, 48 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon properties include Centurion Club Hertfordshire, England; Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida, Morocco. For more information on Troon, visit www.TroonGolf.com.

About John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods
Created in 1970, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods is currently building in 40 neighborhoods in Atlanta, GA; Charleston, SC; Charlotte and Raleigh, NC and Nashville, TN. In its four-decade history, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods has won more than 600 awards for excellence, including National Builder of the Year, the National Housing Quality Award and the industry's top award in 2005, America's Best Builder. Widely recognized for excellence in the move-up market for its award-winning home design, quality and neighborhood planning, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods offers a portfolio of homes and townhomes from $200,000 to over $1 million. The John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods brand is owned and operated by JW Homes, LLC, which is a partnership between the John Wieland family and Wheelock Street Capital, a real estate investment fund based in Greenwich, CT. For more information, visit www.jwhomes.com.

Media contacts:
Brett Brooks
Troon
480.477.0480
bbrooks@troongolf.com

Jennifer Nilsson
John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods
770-703-1735
jennifer.nilsson@jwhomes.com