KemperSports Selected To Manage Andover Golf & Country Club In Lexington, Ky.
Andover Golf & Country Club becomes the latest addition to the KemperCollection portfolio of private clubs
NORTHBROOK, Ill., August 2, 2012 - KemperSports, a leading golf course management company, is pleased to announce it has been selected by the Board of Directors at Andover Golf & Country Club to manage the private, member-owned, golf course and country club in Lexington, Ky.
"It's an exciting time for our board, members and staff as we begin our partnership with KemperSports," said Ken Hill, President of Andover Golf & Country Club. "KemperSports is known for its proven reputation in golf course management and club operations, and we look forward to working with its team to take Andover Golf & Country Club to the next level and continue to grow our membership."
Opened in 1989 and designed by Clyde Johnston, the 18-hole golf course is situated in the Bluegrass landscape of the Andover community, delivering a true test with water coming into play on 11 of the 18 holes. Measuring 6,952 yards from the back tees, Andover offers five tee placements on each hole to accommodate a variety of skill levels. The Club also offers a complete practice facility, including a driving range, putting green and short game practice area for its members.
"Andover's family-oriented membership and club amenities make it one of the most desirable private clubs in the Lexington market," said KemperSports chief executive officer Steve Skinner. "It's an exciting time at Andover as 87 new members have been added this year and we are eager to continue this momentum as we partner with the Board of Directors, members and staff."
Andover, which sits on 162-acres of land, features additional amenities including a Junior Size Olympic swimming pool, tennis courts and clubhouse. The 20,000 square-foot clubhouse includes a 150-person formal dining room, grille, pro shop, men's and women's locker facilities, making Andover Golf & Country Club an ideal location for weddings, golf outings and other events.
KemperSports begins management of Andover Golf & Country Club on August 13, 2012.
For more information about Andover Golf & Country Club, visit http://www.golfandover.com
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Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports operates golf facilities as well as athletic clubs, lodging venues and major sporting events, including nationally ranked courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, The Glen Club, Desert Willow Golf Resort and Chambers Bay, host of the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, visit http://www.kempersports.com
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