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The Fire Pit with Matt Ginella – Building Bandon Part 1

June 1, 2020
Sheep Ranch (Bandon, Oregon)

Building Bandon. Part 1: Against all odds, Mike Keiser buys remote Oregon dunesland and hires a pair of rookies to help him build and manage a golf course. Matt Ginella welcomes many of the golf industry’s biggest names to share a story close to his heart – the building of…

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KemperSports, Illinois PGA Foundation and FootJoy Continue COVID-19 Support by Expanding Rain Suits for Responders Program

May 26, 2020
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KEMPERSPORTS, ILLINOIS PGA FOUNDATION AND FOOTJOY CONTINUE COVID-19 SUPPORT BY EXPANDING RAIN SUITS FOR RESPONDERS PROGRAM Campaign Met Needs of AMITA Health and Now Turns Focus to Support VFW Department of Illinois and the Network of VA Hospitals with Personal Protection Equipment NORTHBROOK, Illinois – May 26, 2020 – Having…

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The Resurgence of Golf in the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 6, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us in ways that we never imagined. It has challenged our strength, our resolve and our patience. As stay-at-home orders turn from days to weeks, and weeks to months, as a nation we are anxious for a reprieve or even small glimpses of normalcy. Golf…

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Golf Resorts Optimistic About Quick Return to Greens

April 23, 2020
Streamsong Resort (Streamsong, Florida)

The Coronavirus crisis has forced many golf resorts to change the way they operate. With stay-at-home orders, travel restrictions and concerns about personal health looming, the destination golf industry has taken a hit. The good news – golf naturally promotes social distancing. KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner comments on how marketing…

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We’re Ready for Golf to Reopen in Illinois

April 22, 2020
Bolingbrook Golf Club (Bolingbrook, Illinois)

With the right precautions, golf can provide an outlet for exercise and entertainment. KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner and Vice President of Operations Dean Lytton weigh in on why golf should should reopen in Illinois despite the Coronavirus pandemic. KemperSports property and regional teams across the state are prepared to put…

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KemperSports Releases Digital Version of 2019 Annual Report

April 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us in ways that we never knew imaginable. It has upended industries and challenged the strength and patience of every leader. And, the golf industry is no different. Through it all, KemperSports continues to be inspired by our teams and leaders in the field. Their…

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The Fire Pit with Matt Ginella, Episode 2 – Special Guest Josh Lesnik

April 18, 2020
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Matt Ginella says that one of the benefits of being around a fire pit is that the conversation can go in a lot of directions. In this episode of The Fire Pit Podcast with Matt Ginella, several perspectives on the game of golf now and in the future are shared.…

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KemperSports, Illinois PGA Foundation and FootJoy Team Up to Support AMITA Health Workers with Rain Suits for Responders Program

April 16, 2020
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KemperSports, Illinois PGA Foundation and FootJoy Team Up to Support AMITA Health Works with Rain Suits for Responders Program   Campaign Launches with 100 New FootJoy Rain Suits Donated by The Wadsworth Golf Charities Foundation to Serve as Personal Protection Equipment for Healthcare Workers in Illinois NORTHBROOK, Illinois – April…

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COVID-19 Update from KemperSports

March 16, 2020

At KemperSports, we are fully committed to the health and safety of our staff and our guests. Our leadership team is closely monitoring the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and taking preventative measures to ensure that we are providing the highest level of service and cleanliness to our guests and a…

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The City of Janesville Taps Miles Tucker as General Manager and Head Golf Professional for KemperSports-Managed Riverside and Blackhawk Golf Courses

March 14, 2020
Riverside Golf Course (Janesville, Wisconsin)

The City of Janesville Taps Miles Tucker as General Manager and Head Golf Professional for KemperSports-Managed Riverside and Blackhawk Golf Courses NORTHBROOK, Illinois, March 14, 2020 – KemperSports is pleased to announce the hiring of Miles Tucker as the new general manager and head golf professional for the City of…

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