Lafayette Hill, Pa. – KemperSports announced March 3 it has been selected by the ACE Group of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies to manage The ACE Club, a private, non-equity Gary Player Signature Design golf course and corporate-oriented membership club, located here less than thirty minutes from Philadelphia.
“We’re pleased to work with KemperSports’ executive team to keep The ACE Club among Philadelphia region’s premier golf clubs,” said Ronald Rintala, Global Operations Officer, ACE Group. “Their proven track record in golf course management and operations will be valuable in our goal to embrace the great traditions of golf and to foster a truly unique experience for our entire membership.”
The ACE Club delivers stunning views from every tee box and subtle undulations on the greens. Measuring 7,500 yards from the back tees, The ACE Club offers five tee placements on each hole to accommodate every type of player.
“The ACE Club is a very special property that has developed a fabulous reputation,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “We are honored to have the opportunity to serve the membership.”
Club amenities include a superior caddie program for players who prefer to walk as well as an exceptional practice facility that includes a two-tiered driving range, six target greens and an over-sized putting surface.
The experience continues indoors in the 35,000 square-foot clubhouse that includes two lounges, 175-person dining room, boardroom, and men’s and women’s locker facilities, making The ACE Club the ideal location for entertaining, dining and corporate meetings.
The ACE Club represents KemperSports’ first managed property in the state of Pennsylvania, but its 14th course in the Northeast.
The ACE Club is owned by the ACE Group. Celebrating 25 years of insuring progress, the ACE Group is a global leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients. Headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE), a component of the S&P stock index, the ACE Group conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries.
Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports operates golf facilities as well as athletic clubs, lodging venues and major sporting events, including nationally ranked courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Dorado Beach Resort & Club, The Glen Club, Desert Willow Golf Resort and Chambers Bay, host of the 2015 U.S. Open. Affiliate KemperLesnik, a sports marketing, events and public relations agency, has produced and managed major national and international events, including the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational college basketball tournament.