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KemperSports Properties Take Top Honors in Annual NGF Loyalty Awards



KemperSports Properties Take Top Honors in Annual NGF Loyalty Awards 

Butterfield Trail and Sand Creek Station win respective category;
eight other properties finish as top-5 overall



NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 8, 2017 – KemperSports announced today that ten of its properties were honored in the annual NGF (National Golf Foundation) Loyalty Awards while Sand Creek Station took home top honors in the “less than $70” category for the ninth consecutive year and Butterfield Trail won the “more than $70” category for the second time in three years.


The awards were given to facilities with the highest customer satisfaction index scores based on surveys fielded through NGF's Golfer Survey Program in both categories based on the price of green fees.


"We are extremely proud of the KemperSports staff at each of these facilities,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “We share these honors with our staff and trusted clients at each property.”


KemperSports-managed properties that were honored include:


More than $70 category:

  • Winner – Butterfield Trail Golf Course – El Paso, Texas
  • Top-5 overall – The Wilderness at Fortune Bay – Tower, Minn.
  • Top-5 overall – Cantigny Golf – Wheaton, Ill.
  • Top-5 overall – Heron Glen Golf Course – Ringoes, NJ
  • Top-5 overall – Streamsong Resort – Streamsong, Fla.


Less than $70 category:

  • Winner – Sand Creek Station Golf Club – Newton, Kan.  
  • Top-5 overall – Riverside Golf Course – Janesville, Wis.
  • Top-5 overall – Tunica National Golf and Tennis – Tunica, Miss.
  • Top-5 overall – Stone Creek Golf Club – Urbana, Ill.
  • Top-5 overall – Wild Wings Golf Club – Woodland, Calif.


KemperSports credits its strong showing in the NGF Loyalty Awards due to the company’s long-standing commitment to delivering exceptional customer service, including the implementation of TrueService – KemperSports proprietary customer service training initiative that gives each staffer the tools and best practices to deliver genuine, helpful and friendly service to their guests.


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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 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship in 2018; 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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