Last Update :8/19/2008
KemperSports Appoints Stewart Koch General Manager of Heron Lakes
Heron Lakes is part of the Portland Parks and Recreation and features two courses designed by renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The Greenback Course has a mild and flexible layout while The Great Blue Course offers a challenging round with Scottish-style mounds, small greens and risk-reward opportunities. The Great Blue Course hosted the 2000 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, a USGA event won by current PGA TOUR professional D.J. Trahan. In addition, Heron Lakes is home of The First Tee of Portland, which aims to impact the lives of young people by providing educational and mentoring programs that incorporate life skills, character development, family values and personal growth through the game of golf.
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, Chambers Bay, Harding Park, Dorado Beach Resort & Club, The Glen Club, the Chicago Park District golf facilities and Desert Willow Golf Resort. Affiliate KemperSports Marketing & Communications, a sports marketing, events and public relations agency, has produced and managed major national and international events and communications programs, including the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational college basketball tournament, numerous PGA TOUR events and The Art of Food & Wine Palm Desert. For more information, visit www.kempersports.com.
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