Forest Creek GC finishes renovations
KEMPERSPORTS COMPLETES WORK ON RENOVATION PROJECT AT FOREST CREEK GOLF CLUB
ROUND ROCK, TX. (Oct. 3, 2018) – KemperSports announced today the successful completion of a comprehensive renovation of Forest Creek Golf Club, located on the East Side of Round Rock, Texas. Working alongside the city of Round Rock, TX., the KemperSports team led a 9-month, $5.1M renovation. The golf course will open to the public for play on Oct. 1.
The extensive plan included:
·Rebuilding all 18 greens, practice putting green and chipping green to United States Golf Association (USGA) specifications
·Creation of optional 19th hole, par-3
·Complete renovation of the driving range, including new tee area, range lighting, netting, regrading target greens and sand traps
·Reconstruction of all bunkers throughout the golf course
·Improved drainage in low lying areas of the course
·Installation of new state-of-the-art irrigation system
·Replacement and renovation of bridges and other infrastructure throughout the golf course
The renovation also included the clearing of non-native trees and planting of native grasses to further complement the course’s beauty. The new visual corridors also increase the playability of the modern gem golf course.
“The work at Forest Creek Golf Club turned out great,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “The course looks fantastic and will be fun to play. It’s a great amenity for the residents and local golfers.”
For more information about Forest Creek Golf Club, please visit www.ForestCreek.com
About Forest Creek Golf Club
Owned by the City of Round Rock and managed by KemperSports since 2017, Forest Creek Golf Club was originally designed by well-known golf course architect Dick Phelps. Forest Creek Golf Club provides hill country golf at its finest. The 7,147 yard par-72 golf course has been nationally recognized as one of the finest public golf courses in Central Texas. Other amenities of this Round Rock golf course include a full service grill, event center and an outstanding practice range enhanced by a putting green and short-game complex.
Forest Creek is located in Round Rock, less than 30 minutes from downtown Austin. Our meticulous course maintenance and accommodating staff naturally complement the fantastic course design to create the total golf package. It doesn't get much better than Forest Creek Golf Club where we deliver the ultimate Hill Country golf experience.
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 and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, named the No. 1 Golf Resort in North America by Golf Digest and GOLF magazine; The Glen Club; Desert Willow Golf Resort; Harbor Shores, site of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship in 2018; and Chambers Bay, host of the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, please visit http://www.kempersports.com.
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