Troon selected to manage Contra Costa CC

Troon, the world’s largest golf management company, has been selected to manage Contra Costa Country Club, located in the Bay Area in Pleasant Hill, Calif.

The club’s 18-hole golf course was recently redesigned by Robert Trent Jones II, with an effort to keep the original intent of the 1925 design by architect A. Vernon Macan. Included in the renovation is an enhanced practice facility and improved playing conditions comprised of new bunkers throughout the course.

The course has views of Mt. Diablo and is surrounded by native oaks, tall eucalyptus, deodar cedars and redwood trees.

“We are thrilled to have been selected by Contra Costa Country Club,” said Jim McLaughlin, senior vice president, Troon Privé Operations. “The club has recently added to its long-established reputation by completing a truly impressive renovation project and we are confident that our management practices will only contribute to the enhanced member experience.”

The new RTJII practice facility has a 40-yard deep full-grass tee box, extended range area, and 20 hitting stalls. It also has a dedicated putting and chipping greens and a variety of bunkers and a hard-lie practice area. Remaining as a long-standing initiative, Contra Costa continues to utilize reclaimed water, while also respecting the need to remove areas from play with a return to native grassing.

“Contra Costa Country Club is a great example of renovating an existing course with great history,” said Robert Trent Jones, Jr. “We revitalized Contra Costa, keeping in the spirit of Macan's design philosophy and the result is a fun, strategic course that can be played many different ways.” 

Contra Costa Country Club features a spacious clubhouse, which ha a pool, a pool house and recreation area located nearby.

“After much study, input from other private clubs and deliberation, our board of directors unanimously selected to partner with Troon to assist in the operational management of our club,” said Mike Hastings, Contra Costa Country Club’s president, board of directors. “Increased service, quality, consistency, and value along with improvements in financial and operational oversight are just a few of the benefits that Contra Costa will enjoy with this new partnership. Most importantly, these benefits come without sacrificing our club's unique culture or diminishing the ultimate authority of our members.” 

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with now more than 250 golf courses in its portfolio. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf and Troon Privé properties located in 38 states and 27 countries.

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