Scottsdale, Ariz. (January 23, 2024) – Troon®, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Oakhurst Country Club, a private facility located in Clayton, California, and has named Noreen Rognlien as the club’s new general manager. Troon will manage Oakhurst’s golf and club operations, food & beverage, retail, golf course agronomy, and membership marketing.
Rognlien comes to Oakhurst from nearby Contra Costa Country Club, a Troon-managed club in Pleasant Hill, where she excelled in various roles including marketing and membership sales director for seven years before being promoted to director of operations in January of 2022. Prior to her nine years at Contra Costa, Rognlien worked as the membership director at Berkeley Country Club and as the regional tournament sales director for American Golf Corporation. She brings a broad set of skills and associations that will benefit Oakhurst and is deeply engaged in the local and national chapters of Club Management Association of America. She recently earned Level 1 status from the American Sommelier Association.
“Noreen is passionate about developing a strong member and team culture, where employees and members feel like the best versions of themselves,” said Troon Vice President of Operations Ryan Whitney. “We’re excited to have her leading the team at Oakhurst Country Club.”
Named the “Best New Course in Northern California” by California Golf Magazine when it opened in 1990, Oakhurst Country Club features an 18-hole links-style layout designed by architect Ron Fream. The course plays through 360 acres of lakes and natural wetlands in the foothills of Mount Diablo. Oakhurst’s golf practice facilities include a double-sided driving range and three large putting greens. In addition to golf, members enjoy four lighted tennis courts, a pool and fitness facility with a Junior Olympic-size pool, fitness rooms, state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weight-training equipment. The clubhouse includes an array of world-class amenities, including a restaurant and lounge; men’s and women’s locker rooms; a full-service pro shop; and a variety of meeting rooms and banquet facilities accommodating events ranging from intimate business dinners to large-scale wedding receptions and fundraising galas.
For more information on Oakhurst Country Club, visit www.oakhurstcc.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hospitality management company, providing services at 850-plus locations, including operational responsibility for 575-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses around the globe. 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 600-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 35-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Indigo Sports, CADDIEMASTER, ClubUp, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, True Club Solutions, RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design, Casa Verde Golf, ICON Management and Eventive Sports. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.