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Monarch Beach Golf Links welcomes new director of sales

Dana Point, Calif. (July 8, 2021) – Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point, Calif. is pleased to welcome Lyon Lazare as the club’s new Director of Sales. Lazare will lead the award-winning course’s sales efforts including local, regional and national group sales, membership-type programming and additional sales opportunities.

Originally from nearby Newport Beach, Calif., Lazare has 10-plus years of experience in the golf industry having most recently served as the Sales Director at Valencia Country Club where he oversaw membership sales, events, and food and beverage. Prior to Valencia CC, Lazare worked at Aliso Viejo Country Club, starting as the Membership Sales Coordinator before moving into the First Assistant Golf Professional position.

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Prior to graduating from Chapman University in Orange, Calif. with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Lazare lived abroad in Italy and Panama for nearly two years, studying environmental architecture. He currently serves on the 2021 Southern California PGA Tournament Committee as the PGA Associate representative.

One of only a handful of oceanfront golf courses in California, Monarch Beach Golf Links is an intriguing layout with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean on every hole. Designed by golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the par-70 championship course offers a variety of challenges mixed with stunning natural beauty.

Monarch Beach Golf Links is located adjacent to the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, formerly the Monarch Beach Resort. Perched on 175 acres atop a 150-foot seaside bluff and featuring a private beach club, this elegant AAA Five-Diamond retreat offers both indulgence and inspiration—from oceanfront culinary experiences to unique coastal activities and adventures.

Monarch Beach Golf Links is managed by OB Sports, a Troon company. For more information on Monarch Beach Golf Links, visit or call 949-248-3002.

About OB Sports
OB Sports Golf Management, a Troon company, is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success in the golf industry. Founded in 1972, OB Sports has grown through the years delivering comprehensive and personalized services to daily-fee golf courses, private clubs and resorts. The company was named a “Top 100 Business in Golf” by the National Golf Foundation in 2018. For more information, visit or call (480) 948-1300.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 620-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For additional news and information, visit

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