Troon Prive Uses Club Benchmarking for Analyzing, Measuring, and Improving
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, and KINGSTON, New Hampshire (June 04, 2012) – Troon® and Club Benchmarking announced jointly today that Troon Privé (Troon’s Private Club Division) has become a subscriber to the Club Benchmarking platform. Club Benchmarking allows subscribing clubs to instantly benchmark their entire club operations against the collective wisdom of the club industry via the data of over 800 clubs in the online Club Benchmarking database. The breadth of comparison covers a full view of Finance and Operations, Compensation and Benefits, and Policies and Procedures.
Jim McLaughlin, Senior Vice President, Troon Privé Operations said, "We have been watching the Club Benchmarking platform gain great headway in the club market across the country and we look forward to using the platform to enhance our financial and operational measurements and strategies. In addition, we feel CB is ideal for us in making initial club assessments, setting improvement expectations, and measuring progress toward those goals."
Club Benchmarking is the largest accessible database of club data in the world. Clubs that subscribe to the Club Benchmarking platform accomplish strategic comparative analysis across the entire spectrum of a club’s operation. The service has become a key decision support tool for General Managers and Boards of Governors across the country. Club Benchmarking also collaborates with the Club Manager’s Association of America (CMAA) to centralize CMAA’s survey data-gathering using the Club Benchmarking database.
Ray Cronin, Co-Founder and CEO of Club Benchmarking said, "We are delighted to have the clubs in the Troon Privé portfolio as subscribers. As a leader in club management, the team at Troon clearly understands the club management business and their subscription serves as a testament to the power of the information that can be gained from use of the Club Benchmarking platform."
About Club Benchmarking
Club Benchmarking (CB) is the club industry’s single, centralized data-sharing platform. Utilizing Dynamic BenchmarkingTM technology, CB delivers accurate peer comparison data directly to the club manager’s desktop. Intuitive comparison set filtering drives highly relevant “apples to apples” peer comparison that provides managers with factual data that is invaluable in strategic planning, budgeting and aligning boards and staff with data that can be used to increase revenue or curb expenses. One click access to the powerful Available Cash Model for ClubsTM benchmark can be used to instantly discern strengths and weaknesses in any club’s business model. Supported by automated graphical reporting, CB is the store of industry Finance & Operations and Compensation & Benefits data eliminating the need for time-consuming and redundant, ad-hoc surveys. To learn more, visit www.clubbenchmarking.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf (daily-fee & resort) and Troon Privé (private) properties located in 29 states and 26 countries. Additionally, 47 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon properties include The Grove, London, England; Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida, Morocco.