Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
15044 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste 300
Phone (Office): (480) 477-0485
Phone (Cell): (480) 694-5129
Kris’ responsibly includes leadership of sales programs, group/tournament sales strategies, public relations, promotional activities, online marketing strategies and social media for Troon Golf managed facilities. Kris has nearly two decades of experience selling and marketing upscale resort, daily fee golf facilities and private clubs. He is a frequent speaker at Golf Inc Conferences and the National Golf Course Owners Association conferences. He was honored with Golf Inc’s Marketing Excellence award in 2005 for multi-course marketing campaigns and was recognized by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) with their national “Media Leader Award” for 2007.
Strauss’ background with the company also included prior stints as the Troon Golf corporate Sales and Marketing Manager and facility Director of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Troon, Kris Strauss was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for OB Sports Golf Management. His background also includes experiences at the Southwest Section PGA of America, Scottsdale, Ariz and Gold Canyon Golf Resort, to name a few.
Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Kris graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Arizona State University in recreation management with a travel and tourism focus. He continues to be active in various civic and community service related organizations and multiple convention and visitors bureaus.
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