Last Update :7/12/2012
KemperSports names Randy Morrison GM at Heron Lakes
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KemperSports Names Randy Morrison as General Manager of Heron Lakes
NORTHBROOK, Ill – July 12, 2012 – KemperSports, a leading golf course management company, recently announced the appointment of Randy Morrison to General Manager of Heron Lakes Golf Course in Portland, Oreg. Heron Lakes, which first opened in 1971, features two 18-hole golf courses – the Great Blue Course and the Greenback Course, both designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Morrison brings invaluable experience with him to his new General Manager position. A graduate of Oregon State University, he spent five years performing leadership roles in the food & beverage industry in New York and Oregon prior to accepting the role of Operations Manager at Heron Lakes in 2007.
“Randy has continued to demonstrate strong leadership abilities during his career with KemperSports,” said Steve Skinner, chief executive officer for KemperSports. “He is very customer focused and will be charged with continuing to improve the golf experience at Heron Lakes.”
Morrison will be responsible for leading the staff at a property which has received numerous awards from leading golf publications including a 4 Star rating by Golf Digest in their "Best Places to Play" list for 2008/2009 (Great Blue Course). Heron Lakes was also named to the Readers Choice Top 50 Public Golf courses list by GolfWorld Magazine.
“I am thrilled to have been selected for this role and continue my career with KemperSports,” said Morrison. “I am very passionate about Heron Lakes and our customers and I am excited for what lies ahead at our property.”
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.
Simon Landon 312-320-0756 simon.landon@Kemperlesnik.com
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