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National Golf Foundation Recognizes Nine KemperSports Properties with Customer Satisfaction Awards

April 20, 2022

KemperSports sweeps top honors in both pricing categories for public courses Nine KemperSports-managed golf properties were recognized by the National Golf Foundation with GolfSAT Customer Satisfaction Awards. The Jewel Golf Club (Lake City, MN) earned the top ranking in the premium public course category, while Sand Creek Station (Newton, KS)…

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Reflecting on the Past & Looking to the Future

March 31, 2022

March not only marks the beginning of a new golf season for many of our properties, but also Women’s History Month. At KemperSports, we are proud to celebrate all the outstanding women who have shaped the organization into what it is today and stand among the best and brightest in…

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Celebrating Black History Month: A Salute to the Game’s Black Movers & Shakers of the Past, Present & Future

February 24, 2022

February marks Black History Month. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a collection of videos and stories to showcase the Black pioneers of the past and players of the present that have helped shape the game into the one we all know and love today while also painting us a picture of…

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GRAA Ranks KemperSports Practice Facilities and Teaching Professionals Among the Best in Golf

January 25, 2022

Thirteen (13) KemperSports-managed and partner golf properties and one KemperSports staffer have been recognized with 2021 Golf Range Association of America (GRAA) Awards for their contributions to growing the game of golf. KemperSports practice facilities and staffers featured on the GRAA’s lists include: Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals…

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GolfPass Recognizes Thirty-Two KemperSports-Supported Courses

January 18, 2022

Thirty-two KemperSports Courses Score High Marks from GolfPass, Earn 2022 Golfers’ Choice Awards  Thirty-two (32) KemperSports courses have been recognized with a 2022 Golfers’ Choice Award, an honor based on more than 320,000 GolfPass reviews from recreational golfers nationwide. GolfPass reviewers rate courses based on six subcategories: value, course conditions, course…

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Forbes: Golf Destinations Seeing Travel Boom Thanks To Pent-Up Golfer Demand

April 30, 2021
The 16th hole at Bandon Dunes, one of six courses at the KemperSports managed property

Forbes contributing editor Erik Matuszewski’s article, Golf Destinations Seeing Travel Boom Thanks To Pent-Up Golfer Demand, captured the current state of golf travel. The article highlighted many KemperSports supported properties including Streamsong Resort, Bandon Dunes and Sand Valley. The good news – golf travel is booming! “Many of the groups…

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Teaching kids and leading with excellence

January 5, 2021
Top 50 Kids Coach Awards

KemperSports staffers Brittany Ferrante, assistant golf professional at The Village Club of Sands Point in Sands Point, New York, and Emily Burns, youth links golf professional at Cantigny Golf in Wheaton, Illinois, on their recent accolades from the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation! Brittany was named a 2020 Top 50 Kids…

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Relationships in the golf business are key to success

December 24, 2020
Vernon Hills Golf Course

KemperSports has always valued relationships. Relationships is one six core values at KemperSports. Integrity, service, financial discipline, creativity and loyalty make up our five additional values. Our core values are key elements to our success as a management company.  Our first client, Vernon Hills Golf Course, is still a client!…

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Digital marketing trends for 2021 in golf course management

December 14, 2020
Marketing trends in golf 2021

KemperSports marketing leaders highlight marketing trends in golf for 2021 Ed Jackman, who has worked for KemperSports for nearly a decade with experience at both the property and regional level and supports clients like Heron Glen Golf Course and Galloping Hill Golf Course. In 2021, Ed would like to create…

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Longtime KemperSports friend and client Mike Keiser

November 4, 2020

Longtime KemperSports friend and client Mike Keiser talked to Chicago District Golf Association about how his time overseas and how that helped shape his career. Mike continues to build award-winning courses, including Bandon Dunes Golf Resort’s latest: Sheep Ranch. You can read more about Mike Keiser in the November 2020…

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