Troon Golf to manage Makai Golf Club at the St. Regis Princeville Resort

Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing announced it has been selected to manage the renowned Makai Golf Club at The St. Regis Princeville Resort located on Kauai’s north shore.

Designed by golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. in 1971, the course is finishing a multi-million dollar renovation, scheduled to be completed in early 2010. The improvements are being implemented in conjunction with the renovation of The Princeville Hotel, which reopened as The St. Regis Princeville Resort in October 2009.

The Makai Course has long been considered one of Hawaii’s premier championship layouts. It has appeared on several Top 100 lists and is ranked by Golf Digest as one of Hawaii’s best courses. The Makai’s distinct layout strategically winds its way around serene lakes and native woodlands, while capitalizing on spectacular coastline views.

Alex Nakajima has been appointed the new general manager of the improved Makai Course. Nakajima originally joined Troon Golf in 2000 to open the company’s Japan office in Tokyo.

Situated on one of the most beautiful sites in the world, The St. Regis Princeville Resort is Hawaii’s quintessential address. Overlooking beautiful Hanalei Bay, The St. Regis Princeville Resort offers bespoke service amid magnificent natural surroundings. For connoisseurs who desire the finest expressions in luxury, contact 877.ST.REGIS (877.787.3447) or

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at properties located in 31 states and 26 countries. For additional news and information visit the Troon Golf Blog and Troon Golf on Facebook, subscribe to Troon Golf’s YouTube channel, or follow Troon Golf on Twitter.