KOHLER, Wis. – April 4, 2016 – Herb Kohler, Executive Chairman of Kohler Co., announced today the promotion of Christine Loose to Group Director of Lodging, Hospitality & Real Estate.
Christine will be responsible for The American Club and the Inn on Woodlake in Kohler, Wis.; The Old Course Hotel in St. Andrews Scotland; and Lodge Kohler adjacent to Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin which will break ground this week; and all Food & Beverage outlets in Destination Kohler.
Loose comes to this new position having led The American Club and Inn on Woodlake to record levels of performance. She has been in Kohler Hospitality for seven years and before that was Manager of KOHLER Customer Service & CRM in Kitchen & Bath Americas.
The American Club and the Old Course Hotel are two of the most renowned resort hotels in the world, and have hosted two of golf’s Majors, the PGA Championship and the (British) Open respectively, twice each in the last five years. Lodge Kohler will be targeted as an AAA Four Diamond upon opening in July 2017.
About Destination Kohler
The resort is headlined by The American Club, a Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort-hotel. When built in 1918, it served as a temporary home for European immigrants who came to work at Kohler, and re-opened in 1981 as an example of impeccable service. The resort includes the Inn on Woodlake, championship golf venues Whistling Straits – which will host the 2020 Ryder Cup – and Blackwolf Run, and a number of entities which give Kohler added distinction such as Riverbend, River Wildlife, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates, and the Five-Star Kohler Waters Spas. The resort features 12 dining establishments from the Four-Star Immigrant to traditional pub fare at the Horse & Plow and rustic country gourmet at River Wildlife. The resort is located in and around the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee, two and a half hours north of Chicago.
About Destination St. Andrews
A sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is Five Red Star rated and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world. This resort includes the world-renowned Hotel and Spa standing within 10 feet alongside the Road Hole fairway of the Old Course. Its Road Hole bar and restaurant can serve a Scotch from any of the 212 active distilleries in Scotland and offers a panoramic morning breakfast buffet second to none. Its Jigger Inn pub is visited by most players and caddies after finishing a round. Hamilton Grand, built in 1895 and renovated by Kohler in 2013, consists of 26 luxury apartments for sale overlooking the North Sea, the Royal & Ancient clubhouse, the 1st tee and 18th green of the Old Course and the community of St. Andrews. The Duke’s Golf Course and the Kohler Waters Spa serve both the residents of Hamilton Grand and the guests of the Old Course Hotel.