This Kohler generator accompanied Admiral Richard E. Byrd on his Antarctic expeditions.
while enjoying the natural beauty that made the Village of Kohler the first fully developed garden community in the country. At the heart of the community is the historic village inn – The American Club.
Originally built in 1918 as a temporary home for immigrants who worked in the Kohler factory, The American Club was redesigned in 1981 as an elegant resort hotel and is now considered one of the finest in the country. Named the Midwest’s only AAA Five Diamond resort hotel for 25 years running, this grand Tudor-style building offers the finest modern amenities in a luxurious Old World atmosphere and is renowned both as a romantic getaway and an upscale meeting destination.
Beyond The American Club,
Destination Kohler is home to the award-
winning Kohler Waters Spa, The Shops at
Woodlake, the Kohler Stables, an 800-acre
wildlife preserve, River Wildlife, the
Kohler Design Center, the Sports Core
fitness complex, Kohler Original Recipe
Chocolates, The Kitchens of Kohler
restaurants including the signature
Immigrant Restaurant, and Riverbend, a
luxurious private membership club.
Kohler has grown over the years to become a renowned tourist destination, combining all the charm of a Midwestern small town with amenities that rival those found in the world’s most sophisticated locales. Ever-changing and always inviting, Destination Kohler offers something new to experience with each visit.
Ten Years of Healthful Living Through Water
Currently celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the Kohler Waters Spa continues to offer an unparalleled experience in relaxation and pampering.
New this year are exclusive wet therapy
rooms that combine the age-old
rejuvenating properties of water with
soothing music, tranquil color and light
therapies, and the healing powers of
natural plants and organic elements. Five
years ago, Kohler Waters Spa added an
intimate rooftop deck with a waterfall,
whirlpool, a 12-foot-long fireplace and
lounge area to enhance the guest
experience before, in between, and
following spa services.
Inn Style, Innovative, Inviting
In 2008, the Inn on Woodlake was extensively renovated and reintroduced as a stylish boutique hotel, complete with modern guest rooms, high-tech meeting facilities, chic and inviting common areas, and, of course, experiential bathrooms. The rooms offer the latest in state-of-the-art amenities, such as iPod docking stations and 42-inch plasma HDTVs, as well as the latest cutting-edge Kohler plumbing products.
Enhancing an Original
While the courses at Blackwolf Run always garner rave reviews from players, Kohler is never content to rest on its laurels. This season and last, the River and Meadow Valleys courses have been undergoing sweeping makeovers designed to enhance and improve the already outstanding golf experience, as well as provide a superlative stage for the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open. For the 2010 golf season, guests are able to experience
Innovative evolution of Destination Kohler
The Original Championship Course, comprised of the original 18 holes at Blackwolf Run and the same routing of the 1998 and 2012 U. S. Women’s Open. Beginning in 2011, both courses will be back in play in pristine condition.
So Says Oprah
Leave it to the folks at Kohler to come up
with chocolates that have no less than
Oprah’s venerated stamp of approval.
Described in O, The Oprah Magazine, as
“little edible works of art,” Kohler Original
Recipe Chocolates prove there is nothing
more wonderfully indulgent than really
fine chocolate. The chefs at Kitchens of
Kohler are dedicated to crafting the most
delicious handmade chocolates around,
blending the finest ingredients together in
a mouth-watering alchemy. The
chocolates are available for purchase
online at www.KohlerChocolates.com and
at the Craverie Chocolatier Café located in
The Shops at Woodlake.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF KOHLER CO.
86 THE OFFICIAL PROGRAM OF THE 2010 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP