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KemperSports Client Properties Home to Some of the Game’s Best Instructors

KemperSports Client Properties Home to Some of the Game’s Best Instructors

NORTHBROOK, Illinois, March 3, 2020 KemperSports is proud to recognize the seven instructors who ranked among the best golf teachers in their state by Golf Digest for 2019-2020. The list is golf’s most comprehensive nationwide ranking, identifying more than 650 of the game’s top instructors.

“Teachers are an integral part of growing the game and increasing youth participation,” said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. “We are proud of the instructors who have ranked among the country’s best and thank them for their commitment to cultivating strong learning experiences at their respective facilities.”

Instructors from KemperSports clients and partner properties featured on Golf Digest’s list include:


  • Connie Demattia, Cantigny Golf, Wheaton
  • Greg Baresel, Cantigny Golf, Wheaton


  • J. Trolio, Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point
  • Tim Yelverton, Old Wavery Golf Club, West Point


  • Chris Thomson, Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln
  • Mike Schuchart, Nebraska Golf Academy at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln


  • Grant Rogers, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon

Golf Digest compiles its biennial best teachers in the state list from rankings submitted by peer evaluations from hundreds of elite teachers across the country.


About KemperSports

Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports builds, owns, leases and manages golf courses, resorts, athletic clubs and lodging venues across the U.S. and Caribbean. The company manages an award-winning portfolio including nationally-ranked courses, private clubs, municipal courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, named the No. 1 Golf Resort in North America by Golf Digest and GOLF magazine; Streamsong Resort; The Glen Club; Desert Willow Golf Resort; Chambers Bay, host of the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, please visit

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