Semi-Private Facility Located on Colorado’s Western Slope
Scottsdale, Ariz. (June 24, 2009) – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage The Bridges Golf & Country Club. The semi-private facility is located in Montrose, Co., approximately 65 miles north of Telluride on Colorado’s stunning Western Slope.
The Bridges Golf & Country Club includes a Nicklaus Design golf course, which serves as the centerpiece of a 400-acre residential community called The Bridges at Black Canyon. The gently rolling layout of the course takes every advantage of showcasing unprecedented views of the San Juan Mountains and features challenging water hazards on 16 different holes. The course received immediate acclaim from Golf Magazine when it was named one of the “Top 10 New Courses” in 2005 and has also been recognized by Links magazine as a “Premier Golf Property.”
“We are pleased to be involved with The Bridges Golf & Country Club and are confident our management practices will contribute positively to the club’s overall experience,” stated Hud Hinton, president and COO, Troon Golf.
Along with a high caliber golf course, the club features a 29,000 square-foot clubhouse with full amenities, including a casual fine-dining restaurant called Remington’s, private men’s and women’s locker rooms, meeting rooms, golf shop and three overnight suites. While the semi-private facility is open to outside play, preferred access is offered to members of the club. Members also enjoy a full array of social gatherings, tournaments and events planned throughout the year.
The Bridges Golf & Country Club has also received certification in environmental planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. By joining and participating in the program, The Bridges Golf & Country Club will be involved in projects that enhance wildlife habitats and preserve natural resources for the benefit of the local community.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at properties located in 31 states and 26 countries. Additionally, 39 Troon Golf facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon Golf properties include Seaview Resort & Spa, Atlantic City, N.J.; Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Black Diamond Ranch, Lecanto, Fla.;Monarch Beach Golf Links, Dana Point, Calif.; and Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland.
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