Corby W. Foster named general manager at Golf Club of Estrella

Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing is proud to announce that Corby W. Foster has been named as the new general manager at Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Arizona.

Foster has worked with Troon since 2003 and most recently served as the assistant general manager at Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale. Prior to Troon North, Foster worked in the Troon corporate office in a variety of roles, including financial analyst and operations director. Foster replaces long-time Golf Club of Estrella General Manager Tom Cortabitarte, who retired after nine years at the club and 17 total years with Troon.

“Congratulations to both Corby on his promotion and Tom Cortabitarte on his retirement,” said Mitch Harrell, vice president and general manager, Troon North Golf Club. “I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with Corby over the past two-and-a-half years at Troon North and watched him grow as a manager and a leader. Tom will be missed at Estrella, but Corby is an excellent choice to fill his position.”

Located just 17 miles west of Phoenix, this spectacular desert golf course, nestled in the master-planned community of Estrella, features challenging play in the midst of breathtaking beauty. This dramatic course of Nicklaus Design, with Jack Nicklaus ll as the primary designer, flows along the contours of the land, allowing washes and hillsides to remain in a pristine state. Golf Club of Estrella is consistently ranked by Golfweek magazine as one of the Top-Twenty Public Courses in Arizona and is the ideal venue for tournament groups, charity events and corporate outings.

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