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Troon announces schedule for 2022 Troon Challenge

Scottsdale, Ariz. (April 14, 2022) – Regional qualifying events for the 2022 Troon Challenge sponsored by Callaway Golf® will begin May 15 and run through October at 36 facilities (and counting) in 15 different states. Two-person teams in both Net and Gross Divisions will compete to qualify for spots in the Troon Challenge National Finals. The National Finals will be held at Indian Wells Golf Resort in Indian Wells, Calif. December 9 – 11, 2022. Now in its 20th year, the Troon Challenge is Troon's largest amateur golf event, attracting more than 1,600 golfers annually competing in regional qualifying events across the United States. 

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Regional qualifying events kickoff on Sunday, May 15 at Red Hawk Golf & Resort in Sparks, Nev. Golfers will compete in a Modified 2-Person Best Ball format. Entry fees for regional qualifiers vary by course, but the cost of all qualifying events includes green fee, cart, practice balls, a Callaway gift, Callaway golf balls, an official AHEAD Troon hat, on-course contests, live scoring powered by Golf Genius and event prizes. For a complete list of regional qualifying dates and locations, visit as more dates and qualifiers will be added in the coming weeks. 

“When we started the Troon Challenge 20 years ago we had the goal of providing a fun, competitive, well-run golf event for amateur golfers from our Troon-affiliated facilities,” said Kris Strauss, Executive Vice President, sales and marketing, Troon. “Today, the Troon Challenge has grown into one of the biggest and best amateur golf events in the country. We’re excited to kick off the regional qualifying events and look forward to the finals at beautiful Indian Wells Golf Resort in December. Good luck to all participants.”

The 2022 Troon Challenge is sponsored by Callaway Golf, along with supporting partners, AHEAD, cbdMD, Phat Scooters, and Pepsi, with scoring powered by Golf Genius. For more information or to register for the 2022 Troon Challenge, visit

2022 Troon Challenge Schedule:
Highland Park, Birmingham – Wednesday, July 13

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes, Maricopa – Sunday, June 19
The Westin Kierland Golf Club, Scottsdale – Sunday, July 10
Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Fountain Hills – Saturday, August 13
Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler – Sunday, August 14
Copper Canyon Golf Club, Buckeye – Sunday, August 14
Lookout Mountain Golf Club, Phoenix – Saturday, August 20
Boulders Resort & Spa, Cave Creek – Sunday, August 21
The Phoenician, Scottsdale – Sunday, August 21
Sterling Grove, Surprise – Sunday, August 25
Golf Club of Estrella, Goodyear – Saturday, August 27
Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale – Sunday, August 28
Longbow Golf Club, Mesa – Saturday, September 10
Poston Butte Golf Club, Florence – Sunday, September 11
El Conquistador Golf & Tennis, Oro Valley – Saturday, September 24
Papago Golf Club, Phoenix – Sunday, October 2

Bayonet and Black Horse, Seaside – Sunday, June 5
Classic Club, Palm Desert – Sunday, June 12
Mission Hills North Gary Player Signature Course, Rancho Mirage – Saturday, July 9
Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells  Friday, July 15
Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa – Sunday, August 7
Maderas Golf Club, Poway – Sunday, August 14
Monarch Beach Golf Links, Dana Point – Sunday, August 21
Native Oaks Golf Club, Valley Center – Sunday, October 2
Hiddenbrooke Golf Club, Vallejo – TBD
Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks – TBD
The Club at Moffett Field, Mountain View - TBD

The Ridge, Castle Pines – TBD

Tiburón Golf Club, Naples – Sunday, July 10
Slammer & Squire at World Golf Village, St. Augustine – Sunday, August 28

Château Élan Golf Club, Braselton – TBD

Mauna Lani, Waimea – Sunday, August 14

Atkins Golf Club at the University of Illinois, Urbana – Sunday, August 7

Finkbine Golf Club, Iowa City – Sunday, July 10

Ironhorse Golf Club, Leawood – Saturday, August 6

Red Hawk Golf and Resort, Sparks – Sunday, May 15
Rio Secco Golf Club, Henderson – TBD
Coyote Springs Golf Club, Coyote Springs – Saturday, August 13

New Jersey
Seaview Golf Club, Galloway Township – Sunday, August 7

New York
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, Monroe – TBD

Pronghorn, Bend – Sunday, June 19

La Cantera Hill Country Resort, San Antonio – Wednesday, June 15
The Rawls Course at Texas Tech, Lubbock – TBD

Troon Challenge Official Sponsor Details:
Callaway Golf: Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) creates products designed to make every golfer a better golfer. Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls, and sells golf accessories, under the Callaway Golf and Odyssey brands worldwide. For more information, visit

AHEAD: Founded in 1995, AHEAD is a multi-dimensional brand with a proven track record of success distributing headwear, apparel, and accessories to the green grass, resort, and corporate markets. Its single focus of providing quality products, innovative, high-quality design, and merchandising concepts has led to more than 20 years of continued growth and expansion. AHEAD is a leading supplier of headwear to the USGA, PGA of America, Ryder Cup, and numerous PGA Tour events in addition to more than 5,000 green grass and resort shops throughout the world. Among active professional golfers who wear AHEAD gear on the course are Jim Furyk and Brittany Lincicome. Golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sorenstam wear AHEAD exclusively. For more information, visit

cbdMD: cbdMD, Inc. is one of the world’s leading, most highly trusted health & wellness CBD companies, whose current lineup of products includes CBD tinctures, CBD gummies, CBD capsules, CBD topicals, CBD botanical skincare products, full spectrum options and CBD pet products. Discover the preferred products of two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson, visit or for the full selection of products, visit one of the 6,000 retail outlets that carry cbdMD products.

Pepsi: Pepsi has been bringing fun and refreshment to consumers for over 100 years. From its humble beginnings over a century ago, Pepsi-Cola has grown to become one of the best known, most loved products throughout the world.  For more information, visit   

Phat Scooters: Phat Scooters is a Tempe, Arizona-based company that produces a series of fun-to-ride, all-electric, single-rider scooters, including Phat Golf Scooters. For more information about Phat Scooters or to find a course near you offering an HD Golf scooter, visit  

Golf Genius: Golf Genius software offers affordable, fully-featured cloud-based software for organizing and managing golf events, leagues and trips. Golf Genius saves time and eliminates hassle for PGA Professionals, event organizers, league managers, amateur and professional associations and trip captains, enabling them to deliver a greatly enhanced experience to golfers with live scoring, TV leaderboards and custom websites displaying pairings, results, statistics, sponsor branding, photos, message boards, and more. For more information, visit

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 630-plus locations around the globe, including managing 650-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 615-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, Indigo Sports, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, Casa Verde Golf, and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. For additional news and information, visit

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