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Desert Troon Companies Names Caleb Blass General Manager

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Desert Troon Companies, a Scottsdale-based real estate development and investment firm, has named Caleb Blass as the new general manager at its Torreon Golf Club in Show Low, AZ. Most recently, Blass served as Torreon’s acting General Manager and prior to that as Assistant General Manager. In these positions he demonstrated his leadership capabilities while successfully executing significant capital improvement projects and new member protocols.

“Caleb has enhanced member experiences through improved and expanded partnerships and programing,” shared Dan Smith, president of Desert Troon Companies. “As an effective and empathetic leader during a time of significant growth here at Torreon, Caleb continues to demonstrate his willingness to listen and learn from others, lead through example and find solutions that benefit both valued members and his team.” 

Blass first joined the Torreon team in April 2021 as Head Golf Professional and quickly fell in love with the area and Torreon. Blass says that he and his wife Lyndsay look forward to the future of Torreon and getting to raise their son Jed in the White Mountains. 

“My family and I are thrilled for the opportunity I’ve been given at Torreon and cannot wait to see what the years ahead hold. With over a decade of experience at The Broadmoor, a five-star, five-diamond resort property, I bring a high level of hospitality experience and professionalism that will allow me to lead and enhance our Torreon team.”

His priorities as the new General Manager include becoming more involved in the Torreon Community as the face of the management team for members. Blass has a passion for knowing and listening to each club and team member as he prioritizes what the club can provide its membership. Coming from a background focused on employee culture, Caleb will also focus on creating an atmosphere where club staff are delighted to join. Additionally, he’s focused on enhancing the dining experience through the use of new technologies and creative culinary concepts. 

Blass added, “We’re nestled in the White Mountains, surrounded by thousands of towering, majestic ponderosa pines. It creates a secluded, peaceful retreat, with mild year-round temperatures and a golf experience like no other. What more could you ask for?” 

Prior to his roles at Torreon, Blass served as the Head Golf Professional at the prestigious Broadmoor Golf Club in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is a Certified PGA Professional, having completed four PGA certified programs: Golf Operations, General Management, Player Development, and Teaching and Coaching. Blass was born and raised in Trumansburg, NY and graduated from SUNY Delhi, where he played on the college golf team and graduated with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and Professional Golf Management. 

Smith added, “We know through his steady leadership Torreon will continue to attract vibrant members that cherish the opportunity to live, dine and play in the magical White Mountains of Eastern Arizona.”

Located just three hours from Phoenix in Show Low Arizona, Torreon is a luxury golfing community nestled in the White Mountains of Northeastern Arizona. It offers convenience, world-class recreation and amenities for the entire family. Offering everything from a sprawling outdoor pool, expansive fitness center, award-winning food at Torreon Grille – as well as a family and game center, fishing pond and endless trails throughout the community, every member or guest is sure to enjoy time at Torreon. 

For information on gorgeous, high country lots nestled in the White Mountains Contact Linda Cedarblade, Designated Broker for Torreon Realty 1-928-532-3030 /

To learn more about Desert Troon Companies, its commercial, retail or lifestyle projects or for corporate or leasing information, please call 480-563-5247 or visit


25 years ago Desert Troon Companies created the residential and recreational community of Torreon in the pristine forests of Show Low, Arizona just three-hours from Phoenix or Tucson. It’s an easy weekend escape and a close-by vacation sanctuary with a variety of real estate offerings from ready-to-build lots, single family homes and condos, to fully furnished villas. Torreon Golf Club’s 36 holes of championship golf, designed by internationally acclaimed golf course architect Robert Von Hagge and his partners Mike Smelek and Rick Baril, is one of Arizona’s most exhilarating and picturesque golf experiences. Come to play golf, ski, hike, fish, play pickleball, ride bikes, gather with friends and family or grab a bite or drink in the award-winning Torreon Grille. Torreon offers mild four seasons with summer temperatures in the 80s. Visit to learn more.


Based in Scottsdale, Arizona for more than 40 years, Desert Troon Companies manages a diverse portfolio of commercial, retail and lifestyle property investments. The company’s depth and breadth of experience includes corporate build-to-suit, office, retail, hotel, master-planned community, mixed use and historic preservation projects. Notable lifestyle projects include Scorpion Bay, Torreon Golf Community, Hassayampa Golf Club and Troon/Troon North Communities in Arizona, Cimarron Hills Golf and Country Club in Texas, and Red Mountain Resort in Utah. For corporate or leasing information please call 480-563-5247 or visit