FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 11th, 2023
NBC SPORTS NEXT AND KEMPERSPORTS EXTEND GOLF TEE-TIME DISTRIBUTION AND TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENT
Multi-Year Partnership Will Provide KemperSports-Managed Golf Courses with a Variety of Tools to Increase Exposure and Generate Revenue
ORLANDO, Fla. (July 11, 2023) – NBC Sports Next and KemperSports today announced an extension of their decade-long partnership, which will continue to provide KemperSports golf courses with NBC Sports Next technology tools and enhanced support to help create efficiencies, drive revenue and to showcase applicable KemperSports-managed golf courses within the GolfNow and TeeOff tee-time marketplaces.
The new agreement continues NBC Sports Next’s long-term relationship with KemperSports as a key technology partner. In addition to tee-time distribution, the agreement provides KemperSports courses the ability to leverage a suite of services, including best-in-class, Golf365 Premier tee sheet and point-of-sale technology, as well as utilization of the payment processing tools, which seamlessly integrates online, phone and in-person payments with a golf course’s point-of-sale system.
“We are excited to extend our strong relationship with NBC Sports Next,” said KemperSports Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Jeff Osborn. “As we continue to focus on growing the game and providing a welcoming home for new golfers, it is critical that technology helps us facilitate these connections. NBC Sports Next’s proven suite of technology, combined with the dedicated service they provide our courses, ensures our team members can spend more time engaging our guests and less time thinking about their tee sheets.”
An industry innovator for more than 40 years, KemperSports is a trusted leader in golf course management. Since 2013, NBC Sports Next distribution and technology has been implemented at select KemperSports-managed courses across the country, as part of their proven personalized approach.
“We’re honored to be continuing our relationship with one of our largest and longest-tenured multi-course partners,” said Jerramy Hainline, Senior Vice President, GolfNow. “Our continued collaboration with a great company like KemperSports is a testament to how our technology and services can increase efficiencies and productivity for their golf courses, as well as enhance the golfing experience for their customers.”
About NBC Sports Next
NBC Sports Next is a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within Golf and Youth & Recreational Sports. Known for its sports technology product innovation, NBC Sports Next provides operations technology and services to more than 11,000 golf courses around the world, and equips more than 30 million players, coaches, athletes, sports administrators and fans with more than 25 sports solution products, including GolfNow, the leading online tee time marketplace; GolfPass the ultimate golf membership that connects golfers to exclusive content, tee time credits, coaching, tips and other benefits; SportsEngine, an industry leader in youth sports club, league and team management technology. NBC Sports Next is fueled by its mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology to provide the ultimate in immersive experiences.
KemperSports is a leading sports, entertainment and hospitality company that delivers operational excellence in property and experience management. Headquartered in Chicago with regional offices throughout the U.S., KemperSports manages more than 140 golf courses, private clubs, sports venues, and destination resorts nationwide. It has more golf properties named among the top 100 U.S. public and resort courses as rated by GOLF Magazine, Golf Digest and Golfweek than any other management company. For more information about KemperSports, visit www.kempersports.com.