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Troon and Ship Sticks partner to redefine the golf travel experience

Ship Sticks named preferred golf club and luggage shipping service of Troon

Scottsdale, Ariz. (February 8, 2024) – In a significant move to revolutionize the golf travel landscape, the Troon Partners Network, a division of Troon®, the renowned leader in golf and club-related hospitality services, has teamed up with Ship Sticks (, the premier golf club shipping provider. This groundbreaking partnership unites two companies with a shared mission: to redefine the golf travel experience, prioritizing convenience and enjoyment for every golfer's journey.

This multi-year partnership will seamlessly integrate Ship Sticks' services across Troon properties worldwide. As a result, golfers will gain access to new, streamlined operations designed to simplify the shipping of their golf clubs to and from Troon's 850+ world-renowned courses. Golfers who play at Troon properties can take advantage of door-to-door service that ensures their gear arrives on time and without the stress typically associated with travel.

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In addition to their integration across Troon properties, Ship Sticks will be prominently featured in a comprehensive media campaign, including TROON Magazine (print and digital) and TROON Privé Magazine (print and digital), reaching over a million golfers worldwide. Ship Sticks will also be a key sponsor at high-profile Troon events such as the Troon Event Series, the Troon Cup, and the Troon Challenge.

"Our primary objective is to enhance the overall customer experience for our golfers," emphasized Ryan Pensy, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Troon Partners Network. "Ship Sticks has a proven track record in serving traveling golfers across all levels, making them the perfect partner to elevate the golfing experience at our courses."

Since its inception, Ship Sticks has forged partnerships with thousands of golf facilities, country clubs, and resorts, including over 80 percent of Golfweek's Top 400 Golf Courses. Their unwavering commitment to reliable, efficient, and cost-effective golf travel has solidified their presence in the industry.

"We believe that the golfing journey should begin with ease and excitement, even before you reach the course," said Jonathan Marsico, Ship Sticks’ CEO and co-founder. "Our collaboration with Troon represents more than just a partnership; it signifies our commitment to reshaping the golf travel experience for players around the world. With Troon's expansive reach and Ship Sticks' tailored services, we're perfectly positioned to enhance every golfer's journey"

For more information about Ship Sticks and Troon's shared commitment to revolutionizing golf travel, please visit and

About Troon
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,

About Ship Sticks
Founded in 2011, Ship Sticks is the world's premier white-glove golf club shipping service. Trusted by more than 3,500 world-class golf facilities, Ship Sticks has assisted customers in shipping their gear over 1 billion miles worldwide. The service provides an affordable, on-time, door-to-door shipping service designed to eliminate the need to carry, check, and claim baggage at the airport. The hassle-free service will pick up your golf clubs and luggage directly from your home, office, country club, or resort and deliver them to your destination. As a company created by golfers, for golfers, Ship Sticks makes traveling with golf clubs and luggage safe and reliable with unmatched convenience. For more information, visit

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