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The ownership group of the famed North Carolina Golf Club Tobacco Road has announced a partnership with Chicago/Northbrook based KemperSports to provide a variety of consulting services to the club.

“In today’s market competitive golf market, we felt that KemperSports was the right partner to help proper Tobacco Road into the future,” said Tobacco Road co-owner Mark Stewart. “The company’s institutional knowledge, deep relationships, national buying power and best class programs will help ensure the long-term peak performance of our golf course.”

Tobacco Road Golf Club in North Carolina.

The golf course is located between Raleigh-Durham and the Village of Pinehurst.

The clubs name comes from the fact the land previously was used for Tobacco farming.

The architect was Mike Strantz who is known for other popular course designs across America. It’s unique location and desing have made the course one of best courses in North Carolina, and in the rich Pinehurst Golf area.

Golfweek magazine calls Tobacco Road the 6th best public course in the state of North Carolina.

“Tobacco Road Golf Club is one of the most iconic golf course designs in the country, and we are privileged to help make this facility the best it can be,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “We look forward to working with ownership to align goals and provide insight that will deliver positive results for the club.”

Golfers can now look to hear more about Tobacco Road as it partners with KSM’s marketing arm and various promotion plans.

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About Rory Spears

Rory spent over 8 years growing up working at Rob Roy Golf Club in Prospect Hts.IL, then two years at Chevy Chase in Wheeling. He has covered golf in Chicago since 1986. Rory was one of the initial members of WSCR all-sports radio Chicago and covered golf there for 5 seasons, before moving on to work for ESPN/Sportsticker and ESPN Radio. In addition to hosting Golfers on Golf Radio on WNDZ Am 750 Chicago, he writes for both Chicagoland Golf and the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine. Rory has played over 460 courses in 37 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, in the golf industry.