KemperSports Selected to Manage Wisconsin’s Thornberry Creek at Oneida


NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS, March 4, 2019 – The Oneida Golf Enterprise, a wholly owned business of the Oneida Nation, has selected KemperSports to manage Thornberry Creek at Oneida in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Thornberry Creek is the official course of the Green Bay Packers and host of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic.

Nestled atop one of the highest peaks in Brown County, Thornberry Creek is home to 27-holes of championship golf. The Legends Championship Course is a par 72, 6,934 yard experience with more than 70 sand bunkers and 11 water hazards placed strategically throughout its 18 holes. The Original Iroquois – distinguished as one of only 10 official PGA Family Courses in the state of Wisconsin – is a par 36 9-hole layout, offering two unique greens per hole with the option of 9 or 18 holes.

“Thornberry Creek at Oneida holds a unique position in the market, and we needed a management partner who truly appreciates that. That’s why KemperSports was selected,” said Tehassi Hill, Chairman, Oneida Business Committee. “The team is known across the industry for its successful custom property management solutions.”

Thornberry Creek also includes a 68,000 square foot clubhouse that features the spacious, comfortable Sports Pub & Grill and multiple banquet venues. Thornberry Creek at Oneida is associated with Radisson Hotel & Conference Center and the Oneida Casino.

“We are proud to be selected by the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin to build on this tradition of great golf for all ages,” said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. “This is truly a special property and we look forward to working with the team to deliver the best customer 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


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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