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KemperSports Selected to Manage Sequoyah National Golf Club




KemperSports Selected to Manage Sequoyah National Golf Club



NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 10, 2018 KemperSports announced today it has been selected by the Eastern Band of Cherokee to manage Sequoyah National Golf Club in Cherokee, N.C. Located just 60 miles west of Asheville, N.C., Sequoyah National opened to high acclaim when it opened in 2009, including being recognized by GOLF Magazine as No. 2 on their list of the Best New Courses You Can Play list.


One of only two Robert Trent Jones II Signature Designs in the state, Sequoyah National Golf Club offers picturesque views of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park as it intimately routes through the surrounding valley and the native landscape. The Club is a par-72, 6,600-yard course with well-maintained bent grass greens and bluegrass fairways.


Sequoyah National serves as one of the top amenities for the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort that offers 1,100 resort hotel rooms, 3,000 seat concert and events venue, expansive casino with 150,000-sq.-ft. of live and traditional gaming, eleven restaurants, indoor and outdoor pool and Bali-inspired spa.


“We are thrilled to partner with KemperSports to manage Sequoyah National,” said Curtis Wildcatt “Their experience working with some of the best resort courses in the country as well as their knowledge of working with other tribal nations will be an invaluable asset to us.”


In addition to the championship golf course, Sequoyah National Golf Club offers a full-service golf experience with expansive practice area including driving range, putting green and chipping area.  


“Sequoyah National is recognized as one of the top golf courses in the state in a spectacular setting,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “We look forward to working with the Eastern Band of Cherokee and the Resort team to continue to enhance the golf experience.”



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 2018 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship; 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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