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Posted on: March 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Iron Horse Golf Course

Iron Horse

KemperSports  has been selected by the City of North Richland Hills to manage Iron Horse Golf Course starting on April 1, 2022. As part of the partnership, KemperSports will continue elevating the player experience at Iron Horse through its proprietary TrueService™ customer service training program and enhance the food and beverage offerings and event programming to better serve city residents.

“Iron Horse Golf Course combines a rich history with a recently completed course renovation to make for one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s best municipal courses,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “Our team brings extensive local knowledge and experience in this region, and we’re excited to work closely with North Richland Hills to make Iron Horse a premier community resource for golfers and non-golfers alike.”

Iron Horse Golf Course was designed by Dick Phelps and opened in 1988. Known as one of DFW’s finest and most-celebrated mid-priced municipal courses, Iron Horse recently reopened after an extensive $3 million renovation in September 2020. Led by Arlington-based architect Jeff Brauer, the project included major enhancements to the 6,700-yard, par-70 layout, such as widening playing corridors, improved irrigation, updates to the 13th and 14th holes, Better Billy Bunkers throughout the course and a new set of forward tees that play at 4,300 yards. The golf course is complemented by an expansive golf practice facility, fully appointed golf shop, full-service restaurant and bar and indoor/outdoor banquet facilities. 

“Since its debut in 1988, Iron Horse Golf Course has set the standard for municipal golf and has proved to be a wonderful amenity for golfers and community groups in and around the city,” said Mayor Oscar Trevino. “We’re thrilled to bring in the KemperSports team to manage this first-class facility and help us build on the course’s storied history and tradition in our city.” 

Named for the still-active railroad that runs through the property, Iron Horse’s charm is elevated by the three authentic caboose cars that double as on-course facilities. Less than a mile from the property is the Iron Horse TEXRail station, one of nine stops along the 27-mile commuter rail line that provides transportation services between downtown Fort Worth and the DFW International Airport. Iron Horse becomes the fourth DFW-area facility under KemperSports management.

About KemperSports
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, 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 http://www.kempersports.com
 
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About Iron Horse Golf Course
Conveniently located in the heart of North Richland Hills, Iron Horse Golf Course's remarkable golf, array of amenities and friendly, personalized service have earned it recognition among the finest daily fee golf properties in the DFW Metroplex. From its Dick Phelps-designed championship layout to its delicious dining and spectacular event capabilities, every detail has been designed to exceed guests' expectations and create lasting memories. For more information on Iron Horse, visit www.ironhorsetx.com.  

Media Contacts:

Megan Godfrey, KemperSports
mgodfrey@kempersports.com | 312-888-2119

Mary Peters, City of North Richland Hills
mpeters@nrhtx.com | 817-427-6125

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