Marriott Golf Announces Kevin Kremer as newly appointed Director of Golf Operations at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes
Marriott Golf, the global golf division of Marriott International, Inc., today announced that Kevin Kremer has been promoted to the position of Director of Golf Operations at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes. In his new role, Kremer will be responsible for overseeing all golf operations for the luxury 18-hole facility including membership, retail merchandising, tournaments, instructional programming, and customer engagement.
The golf operation has been recognized by Marriott Golf and the golf industry as a leader in Golf Shop retail business and has consistently hosted unique special events, including the annual PNC Father/Son Challenge on the PGA Tour. Kevin and his team deliver a high level of service and course conditioning to hotel guests, members, groups, and daily-fee customers. In addition, Kevin oversees the Grande Lakes Membership Program, designed to combine personalized club level golf experiences with world class hotel amenities and award-winning Food & Beverage outlets.
With almost 10 years of experience at various Marriott Golf locations, Kevin has a variety of experience in leadership roles at public, private, and resort facilities. He is a graduate of Grand Valley State University and was the Grand Valley State Male Athlete of the Year in 2004 as a member of the school’s golf team.
“Kevin is a seasoned golf professional and has done a remarkable job at Grande Lakes over the past two years, delivering luxury tier level experiences on a daily basis”, said Claye Atcheson, Vice President, Marriott Golf. “We look forward to seeing him use his expertise to continue to improve our guests’ and members’ lifestyle at our resort.”
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes designed by Greg Norman, and opened in 2003, supports two highly recognized hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando (584 rooms), and The JW Marriott, Orlando (1,000 rooms). The course offers challenging play amid breathtaking natural beauty. Sited adjacent to the headwaters of the Everglades, the course is routed through a well-balanced ecosystem, thriving with ponds, wetlands, live oaks and cypress heads. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club is also a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.
Marriott’s Global Golf Division manages over 50 courses in 15 countries across 5 continents, offering nearly 1,000 holes of championship golf for Marriott International lodging brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, Luxury Collection, JW Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Gaylord Hotels, Le Meridien, Renaissance Hotels, Protea Hotels, and Marriott Golf
Academy. Since 1971, Marriott has been a recognized leader of integrated resort and golf operations, through its award winning business results and renowned service culture. Marriott provides golf development expertise, golf management, and consulting services to a unique variety of hospitality environments including resorts, private membership clubs, daily fee courses, golf schools, and franchises. For more information, visit www.marriott.com/explore-and-plan/golf.mi.
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