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GolfNow and KemperSports extend tee-time agreement

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2021) – NBC Sports Group’s GolfNow today announced it has extended its distribution agreement with leading golf course management company, KemperSports, building on a successful eight-year relationship. GolfNow’s leading tee-time marketplace will continue to give participating KemperSports-managed facilities more tools to drive revenue.

“GolfNow has been a valuable resource for many of our properties in managing their tee sheets and revenue-management systems,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “We look forward to extending our relationship with the GolfNow team and continuing to grow together.”

An industry innovator for more than 40 years, KemperSports is a trusted leader in golf course management. GolfNow has been implemented at a number of KemperSports-managed courses across the country, as part of their wholly customized marketing and operations philosophy.

“Our history with KemperSports has matured into a great partnership,” said Jerramy Hainline, senior vice president & general manager, GolfNow. “We’re excited to be taking this next step with a great company and are looking forward to fostering with them a successful and winning collaboration.”

In addition to tee-time distribution, the GolfNow and KemperSports relationship will continue to feature a suite of services, including best-in-class and GolfNow-branded EZLinks tee sheet and point-of-sale technology.

About GolfNow 
GolfNow is an innovative technology company that creates seamless ways for golfers and golf courses to better connect. GolfNow operates the largest online tee-time marketplace in the world, offering 3.5 million registered golfers a variety of ways to stay connected to their favorite courses and the ability to easily book tee times online and via mobile devices any time of day. GolfPass members receive special playing perks through GolfNow, including tee time credit and rewards. GolfNow, part of the NBC Sports Group with offices in Orlando, Fla., and Belfast, Northern Ireland, also provides technology, support and marketing services to more than 9,000 golf courses in 24 countries around the world.

About KemperSports
Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports builds, owns, leases and manages golf courses, resorts, athletic clubs and lodging venues across the U.S. and Caribbean. The company manages an award-winning portfolio, including nationally ranked courses, private clubs, municipal courses and tournament venues, such as 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

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Dan Higgins
NBC Sports Digital