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Desert Troon Companies Names New Head Golf Pro at Torreon 

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Desert Troon Companies, a Scottsdale-based real estate development and investment firm, is pleased to announce, Christian Castrodad has been hired as the head golf professional at its Torreon Golf Club in Show Low. Castrodad brings more than 13 years professional experience to the position, and moved to Show Low from Crestview, Florida to join the team mid-April.

“Christian brings a wealth of professional experience to Torreon,” says General Manager Caleb Blass, “But, he also brings a life-long love of the game of golf. It is a passion shared by our members and employees here at Torreon and we are excited to have Christian join our family to share his expertise at our award-winning course nestled amidst the largest stand of ponderosa pines in the nation.”

Castrodad comes to Torreon after most recently serving as the General Manager and Director of Golf at The Golf Club at Bluewater Bay in Crestview, Florida.  He is also no stranger to Arizona, having previously served as Head Golf Professional at Antelope Hills Golf Courses in Prescott, Arizona.

“Arizona truly is a golfer’s paradise,” says Castrodad. “Every corner of the state offers players unparalleled views and challenges, but the Torreon Golf Club is beyond comparison offering world-class golf that feels a world away, surrounded by the serenity of the breathtaking White Mountains.”

Originally from the Bronx, New York, Christian fell in love with the game of golf while playing for his high school golf team at St. Raymond High School for Boys. Years down the road, Christian would ignite that passion for golf again while attending college at Johnson and Wales University in Miami. He later transferred to The Professional Golfer’s Career College Golf Management program where he graduated in 2010. Following school, he worked in many different positions within the golf industry to ensure a broad understanding of the golf business. Castrodad enjoys outdoor activities with his wife Brandy and dog Mango and can’t wait to explore Torreon and the surrounding area. 

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. 

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