Our Team

Meet Our Team

Chris Tuohey

Kemper Sports Regional Manager, PGA

Chris Tuohey was an active player in high school and college. His love for the game turned into a career that started in 1994 at Bayou Oaks golf course, a 72-hole municipality located in the heart of New Orleans. In 1995, he accepted the position as Assistant Golf Professional at Colonial Country Club, a private facility in New Orleans where he worked his way up from an entry-level Assistant to the Head Golf Professional. In 2002, Chris accepted the position as Head Golf Professional and Marketing Director at Ormond Country Club, located just outside of New Orleans. In 2003, Chris went back to Bayou Oaks Golf Courses serving as the Head Golf Professional. In August, 2005, Chris was uprooted from New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina devastated Bayou Oaks. Chris served as the General Manager at Foxwood Golf Club in Jacksonville, Arkansas from October 2005 to March 2006 until he accepted the position as General Manager at Sand Creek Station Golf Course.

James Houchen


A 2000 graduate of Kansas State University, James began working for KemperSports as assistant superintendent during the grow in at Shoal Creek in Kansas City, MO. In August 2005, he was promoted to superintendent and took on the task of growing in Sand Creek Station in Newton, KS

Laurie Kimerer


Laurie joined our staff in 2013 as Controller after moving back to her home state of Kansas. She enjoys the beauty of the Sand Creek Station Golf Course and the wide variety of people who come daily to take advantage of the unique and challenging course. She doesn't play golf, but we enjoy a challenge so we'll get her out on the course soon!

Dustin Housh

Tournament Director

Dustin joined the staff at Sand Creek Station in 2009 and has continued to work at our facility wearing many hats. Most recently, he accepted the position of Tournament Director and handles our many corporate and internal events. Dustin grew up in Memphis, TN before moving to Newton, KS prior to attending High School. He is working toward a degree in Business Administration from Wichita State and will graduate in the fall.