KemperSports Selected to Manage Lawrence Yacht and Country Club
NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS, June 27, 2019 – KemperSports has been selected to manage Lawrence Yacht and Country Club in the Village of Lawrence, New York, located on the south shore of Long Island. The historic property has served as a gathering place for the community since 1924.
Village of Lawrence Mayor Alex H. Edelman said, “We are thrilled to have the well-known and highly respected management team of KemperSports join our Village family to enhance the very special community gem that is the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club. KemperSports brings the professionalism, enthusiasm, resources and talent our membership and residents deserve.”
Lawrence Yacht and Country Club features a pristine 18-hole, 6,324 yard course originally designed by Devereux Emmet, who was responsible for some of the most iconic golf designs in the northeast, including Congressional Country Club, Garden City Golf Club and Leatherstocking Golf Course. The course has seen extensive renovation through the decades to enhance play and showcase its beautiful natural surroundings. Additionally, members and their guests enjoy a state-of-the-art heated indoor and outdoor practice facility to keep their game sharp year-round.
The club also includes a clubhouse, lounge, full-service pro-shop and 135-slip marina on Bannister Creek as well as nine lighted Har-Tru tennis courts and two pickleball courts.
“Lawrence Yacht and Country Club has been an important part of this community for generations,” said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. “We are excited to partner with the Village of Lawrence and the membership to enhance the experience for members and their guests.”
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, private clubs, municipal 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; Streamsong Resort; The Glen Club; Desert Willow Golf Resort; Chambers Bay, host of the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, please visit http://www.kempersports.com.