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KemperSports Properties Shine in GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Courses You Can Play and Best in State Lists




KemperSports Properties Shine in GOLF Magazine’s

Top 100 Courses You Can Play and Best in State Lists




NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 12 , 2016 – KemperSports announced today that nine of its properties were featured in GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Courses You Play list while 19 courses were featured among the best in state rankings. The bi-annual list, which was published in the September issue of the magazine, utilizes a two-year rating system based on the input from a prestigious group of golf writers, industry veterans and raters.


"It is a true honor to have so many of our public golf facilities ranked among the best in the U.S.,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “We are fortunate to work with great clients and an incredible staff that delivers a great golf experience every day.”


KemperSports-managed properties that were honored include:


Top 100 You Can Play:

  • No. 2 – Pacific Dunes – Bandon, Ore.
  • No. 8 – Bandon Dunes – Bandon, Ore.
  • No. 10 – Streamsong Red – Streamsong, Fla.
  • No. 11 – Old Macdonald – Bandon, Ore.
  • No. 12 – Bandon Trails – Bandon, Ore.
  • No. 14 – Streamsong Blue – Streamsong, Fla.
  • No. 17 – Chambers Bay – University Place, Wash.
  • No. 76 – The Prairie Club (Dunes) – Valentine, Neb.
  • No. 90 – The Glen Club – Glenview, Ill.


Best in State:

  • California: No. 22 Desert Willow (Firecliff)
  • Florida: No. 2 Streamsong Red – No. 3 Streamsong Blue
  • Illinois: No. 2 The Glen Club – No. 7 Cantigny – No. 13 Harborside International (Starboard)
  • Kansas: No. 3 Sand Creek Station
  • Maryland: No. 3 Whiskey Creek
  • Michigan: No. 13 Harbor Shores
  • Minnesota: No. 2 The Wilderness at Fortune Bay
  • Nebraska: No. 1 The Prairie Club (Dunes) – No. 3 The Prairie Club (Pines)
  • New Jersey: No. 15 Heron Glen
  • Oregon: No. 1 Pacific Dunes – No. 2 Bandon Dunes – No. 3 Old Macdonald – No. 4 Bandon Trails
  • Texas: No. 9 Butterfield Trail
  • Washington: No. 1 Chambers Bay


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About KemperSports
Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports builds, owns and manages golf courses, resorts, athletic clubs and lodging venues across the U.S., Caribbean and Central America. The company’s award-winning portfolio includes nationally-ranked 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; The Glen Club; Desert Willow Golf Resort; Harbor Shores, site of the 2012, 2014, and 2016 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid; and Chambers Bay, host of the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, please visit



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