KAPALUA, MAUI, HAWAII — Kapalua Golf Courses are proud to announce the appointment of Debbie Rasar as Director of Sales & Marketing. Debbie will oversee sales and marketing initiatives for the Plantation and Bay Courses as well as the Kapalua Golf Academy and Kapalua Tennis.
Debbie is an experienced sales and marketing leader in Hawaii and most recently served as Public Relations and Account Manager for Gilbert & Associates advertising agency. Prior to joining Gilbert & Associates, Debbie was Hawaii Director of Book Trust – a non-profit literary agency responsible for raising of hundreds of thousands of dollars to support children’s literacy programs throughout the state.
Debbie has extensive knowledge of the Kapalua resort area having previously served as the Advertising Coordinator for Kapalua Marketing, the in-house advertising agency for the Kapalua Land Company. In her role at Kapalua Marketing, Debbie worked on many Kapalua resort projects including marketing for Kapalua Golf.
“We are thrilled to have someone of Debbie’s caliber join the Kapalua Golf team. Debbie has an in-depth knowledge of not only the Kapalua area but also tourism and hospitality in Hawaii. Her depth of marketing and sales knowledge will help us to continue to elevate the Troon/Kapalua Golf experience” said Mike Jones, General Manager and Director of Golf.
ABOUT KAPALUA GOLF: Kapalua Golf, managed by Troon Golf, features 36-holes of award-winning golf and Kapalua Golf Academy – a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School. Kapalua’s Plantation Course, a Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw design, is home of the PGA TOUR Hyundai Tournament of Champions and ranked #19 in America’s Top 100 Public Courses by Golf Digest. The Bay Course, designed by Arnold Palmer and Frances Duane has been dubbed “Hawaii’s favorite resort course,” is ranked #18 in Hawaii by Golf Magazine and hosted multiple PGA and LPGA TOUR events including the 2008 Kapalua LPGA Classic. Kapalua Golf Academy is Hawaii’s most comprehensive learning center and practice facility and offers individual lessons, golf schools, video analysis, custom club fitting, group lessons and on-course playing lessons. For additional information, visit www.GolfAtKapalua.com or call 1-877-KAPALUA.
About Troon 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 32 states and 27 countries. Additionally, 48 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. www.troongolf.com