Schantz appointed President of Troon

Tim Schantz, who has worked at Troon since 1998, is president of the company, a new position for the world's largest management company.

Dana Garmany, who founded the company in 1990, has been Chief Executive Officer for most of the company's existence. He retired in 2009, but resumed the title of CEO less than two years later in 2011.  

“In this new role, Tim’s involvement will allow me to spend more time on newly acquired businesses like CaddieMaster, as well as our operating and financial platforms,” said Dana Garmany, who also serves as Chairman. “I am very pleased to have this seasoned executive in this important role.”

Schantz most recently served as executive vice president of global business development. Under his leadership in business development, Troon has expanded globally working with more than 270 golf courses in 31 countries.

“I am proud to be a part of an incredible team,” Schantz said. “The depth of talent at Troon extends across our 12,000 associates. I am truly humbled and honored to serve as president and am committed to further improving and growing this exceptional company.”  

Troon is made up of six divisions, including Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, CaddieMaster and True Club Solutions. As president of Troon, Schantz will oversee strategic planning, global development, branding and Troon’s newest initiative, True Club Solutions.

Schantz has more than twenty-two years of experience in the golf and hospitality industries, specializing in corporate and real estate transactions. Prior to joining Troon, Schantz served as Vice President and Senior Corporate Counsel for the Doubletree Corporation, a Phoenix-based lodging and hospitality company. A licensed attorney, Schantz began his career in the California offices of Latham & Watkins law firm. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado and his law degree from the University of Kansas.

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