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Bolingbrook Golf Club names BJ Paul as director of player development

Bolingbrook Golf Club also announces robust adult and junior golf programs for the 2021 season

BOLINGBROOK, Illinois, May 5, 2021 Bolingbrook Golf Club and KemperSports are excited to welcome BJ Paul to the Bolingbrook team as the Director of Player Development at the Bolingbrook Golf Academy where he will oversee all programming and player development.

“BJ is a fantastic addition to our team and the Bolingbrook community,” said Dave Thompson, PGA director of golf at Bolingbrook Golf Club. “In his short time at Bolingbrook, he has already added several new programs for golfers of all skill levels and will teach established programs on top of that.”

BJ Paul

An 18-year member of the PGA of America, BJ brings extensive instructional experience and a passion for helping golfers find their true potential, on and off the course, to Bolingbrook. “I absolutely love the process of figuring out how to train each unique individual,” said BJ. “I look forward to this outstanding opportunity to grow the game of golf at Bolingbrook Golf Club.” Prior to joining Bolingbrook, BJ worked for several prominent courses and learning centers in Illinois.

Bolingbrook Golf Academy prides itself on offering a variety of programs for golfers of all skill levels, from teaching the basic fundamentals to on course management, and is excited to share a full slate of adult and junior programs for the 2021 season. Adult programing includes men’s and women’s spring training classes, Get Golf Ready programs, and various clinics. Junior programming includes summer coaching programs and weekly junior camps.

As a KemperSports-managed facility, Bolingbrook Golf Club is a proud supporter of KemperSports’ Player Development Month in June. Throughout the entire month, Bolingbrook will offer a full slate of fun, family-friendly activities including family golf after 5 p.m. seven days a week, free 15-minute evaluations, fitting/demo days and more. Bolingbrook also supports Youth On Course, which offers youth with access to life-changing opportunities through the game of golf.

For more information on programming at the Bolingbrook Golf Academy, click any of the links below:

For general information and to register for any of these programs, please call the Bolingbrook Golf Academy at (630) 771-9400 ext. 4500 or contact BJ Paul directly at

About Bolingbrook Golf Club
Located just forty minutes southwest of Chicago, Bolingbrook Golf Club combines the elements of a world-class facility and championship golf. Bolingbrook Golf Club features an Arthur Hills and Steve Forrest designed golf course, an exceptional practice facility with a learning academy, state-of-the-art GPS-equipped golf carts, and a 76,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with a full-service restaurant and full banquet facilities. The Driving Range and Golf Academy at Bolingbrook Golf Club features 70 bent grass hitting stations, 12 target greens, a 10-acre short game area including 2 par 3 holes, lights for nighttime use and professional instruction from several experienced instructors. The Academy was recognized as a Top 50 Public Range as part of the 2020 Golf Range Association of America Awards.

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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 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 Join the KemperSports social media conversation at FacebookTwitterInstagram and LinkedIn.

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