North Stonington, Conn., Feb. 23, 2012 – Lake of Isles announced today that Stephen Kahler has been named Head Golf Professional of the North and South Courses.
“Stephen will be an outstanding addition to the Lake of Isles team,” said Archie Cart, general manager, Lake of Isles. “His managerial skills combined with his knowledge of the golf business and the Troon philosophy will be strong assets to our facility.”
Kahler comes to Lake of Isles from Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz., which is also a Troon Golf managed property. Prior to Southern Dunes, he worked as an assistant golf professional at Octotillo Golf Resort in Ariz., and also worked for the Southwest Section PGA. A graduate of Arizona State University, Kahler has been a Class A member of the PGA since 2008.
As head golf professional, Kahler will oversee the day-to-day operations of the North and South course, manage the golf staff and the award-winning golf shop.
A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Kahler and his wife Audrey have relocated to Old Saybrook, Conn.
Lake of Isles, a 36 hole Rees Jones designed golf club located in North Stonington, Connecticut, opened in May 2005. Owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and located across the street from Foxwoods Resort Casino, the two courses wind their way through 900 acres of wooded Connecticut countryside and around a 90-acre lake. Managed by Troon Golf, the worldwide leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, Lake of Isles offers the ultimate golf experience. In addition to superior service and impeccable course conditions, amenities include a 50,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, a state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor practice facility. For information on Lake of Isles call 888.475.3746 or visit www.lakeofisles.com.