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Hearts & Diamonds Spectacular at Somerby Golf Club raises nearly $270,000 in support of Ronald McDonald House

Byron, Minn. (March 26, 2024) – Somerby Golf Club in Byron, Minn., recently hosted the annual Hearts & Diamonds Spectacular in support of Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minn. This year’s Spectacular, presented by Knutson Construction, celebrated the event’s 21st anniversary and raised nearly $270,000. The partnership between the Ronald McDonald House and Somerby Golf Club is now in its 19th year and has supported thousands of families who stay at the Ronald McDonald House while receiving care locally.

More than 260 Hearts & Diamonds Spectacular guests enjoyed an exquisite five-course meal prepared by Somerby’s Executive Chef Adam Sundin and his staff, a silent auction of experiences, a live band, and a dazzling diamond raffle featuring jewelry courtesy of Hight & Randall Personal Jeweler. 

Somerby Golf Club, a Troon Privé -managed facility, is one of the finest private clubs and communities in the Midwest. Providing its members, families and guests the highest standards of service in golf, recreation, social and events is the hallmark of excellence the club’s leadership and staff embody. Somerby is equipped to accommodate events, holiday parties, corporate retreats, team building events, retirement and graduation parties, engagement dinners and more.

For more information on events at Somerby Golf Club, contact Trina Leth at or visit

About Troon

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hospitality management company providing services at 875-plus locations in 45-plus states and 35-plus countries, including operational responsibility for 575-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 600-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. 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

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