February 2, 2011, Selbyville, DE – Carl M. Freeman Companies is pleased to announce it has selected Troon Golf to manage its Delmarva golf operations at Bayside Resort Golf Club, Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club and The Bay Club.

Carl M. Freeman Companies, known for its award-winning, amenity-rich communities and neighborhood shopping centers, has engaged Troon Golf, the leader in upscale golf course and resort club management. Troon will oversee the operations of its golf and resort operations in Delaware and Maryland to provide truly unmatched golf club experiences for members and guests alike.

“We have chosen Troon Golf to manage our operations because they share our desire to be the best,” said Mike Reilly, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for The Carl M. Freeman Companies. “Troon Golf provides superior operational efficiencies paired with a focus on customer experiences that is second to none.”

The Carl M. Freeman Companies golf properties include the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Bayside Resort Golf Club near Fenwick Island, Delaware. It features dramatic views of the Assawoman Bay from several holes while others are nestled naturally among the wetlands and woodlands of the property.

“We are honored to have been selected by Carl M. Freeman Companies to manage three outstanding properties located in unique and desirable locations,” stated Tim Schantz, executive vice president of business development for Troon Golf. “We are confident that our management practices will contribute positively to the distinct experience found at Bayside Resort Golf Club, Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club and The Bay Club.”

Carl M. Freeman Companies are proud to continue to own and control three unique golf properties that are designed to offer a variety of golf experiences matching the type of course and particular golfer it is intended to serve. For example, Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club in Ocean View, Delaware, has 27-holes of winding bentgrass fairways lined with native wetland grasses and strategically placed tees for golfers of every skill level. And The Bay Club in Berlin, Maryland, offers 36-holes of championship golf featuring an island green and the area’s only tour-quality Zoysia grass fairways.

The Carl M. Freeman Companies based in Olney Maryland are real estate developers, focused on commercial and community development and redevelopment in the mid-Atlantic region for 65 years. Visitwww.freemancompanies.com for more information.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon Golf is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at properties located in 30 states and 23 countries. Visit www.troongolf.com for more information.