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


NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 13, 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

About Author

Glen Turk is a Wisconsin native who has been the Senior Writer/Editor of Midwest Golfing Magazine since 2006. Besides being an avid golfer, Glen enjoys traveling, music, and cheering on the finest professional sports team of all-time, the Green Bay Packers. Glen’s ultimate golf goal is to play in all fifty states and currently he is more than half way there. His other dream, albeit far-fetched, it to record an ace in all seven states of our distribution area. Thanks to an ace in Illinois in 2015, and one in Michigan in 2016, he has three down, four to go!

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