Last Update :5/22/2012
Monarch Beach Golf Links Appoints Eric Lohman As General Manager
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2012
Eric Lohman: 949-248-3021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kris Strauss 480-518-5003, email@example.com
MONARCH BEACH GOLF LINKS APPOINTS ERIC LOHMAN AS GENERAL MANAGER
DANA POINT, Calif. – Monarch Beach Golf Links and OB Sports Golf Management recently appointed Eric Lohman as General Manager. Located at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in South Orange County on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, Monarch Beach Golf Links features a scenic Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed layout that was recently recognized as one of Golf Magazine’s Premier Golf Resorts for 2012. Lohman is responsible for all golf operations, agronomy, golf marketing, tournament/event sales and merchandising for this oceanfront resort facility that was recently ranked as one of the Top 75 Best Golf Resorts in North America by Golf Digest.
Originally from Palm Springs, California, Lohman brings a wealth of Southern California experience to Monarch Beach. Prior to his appointment at Monarch Beach, Lohman was the Director of Golf at the Tom Fazio-designed Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, California, the sister course for Pelican Hills Golf Resort. He has also served as general manager at the Black Gold Golf Club in Yorba Linda, California. Lohman has a history with OB Sports Golf Management as he worked at Cimarron Golf Resort in Palm Springs, Trophy Lake Golf & Casting in the Seattle area of Washington and the Reserve Golf Club in the Portland area of Oregon. An accomplished player, Lohman played collegiately for U.C.L.A where he earned a bachelor degree in International Relations/Political Science. Lohman is a Class A, P.G.A Professional that has garnered a number of awards including 2008 “Golf Professional of the year and 2011 public/resort retailer of the year from the Southern California Metro Chapter of the P.G.A of America. He is a accomplished golf instructor, featured writer and contributor for Southland Golf Magazine, PGA Magazine, California Golf News and Travel and Golf Champion (Southern California-based Korean Golf publication) and continues to be active within the Southern California community. Lohman resides in Newport Beach, California with his wife and two daughters.
“Monarch Beach Golf Links is a dream destination for me and my career,” stated Lohman. “I’m so honored to be part of the Monarch Beach Golf Links team and excited to elevate the golfing experience with new marketing and service improvements,, rejuvenated course conditions and enhanced food & beverage offerings at Monarch Beach. I look forward to working with all of St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort guests, members and the local community to create a truly special oceanfront golf experience,” added Lohman
“Eric is the perfect industry professional to have at the helm of the golf operations at Monarch Beach Golf Links,” stated Phil Green, Chief Operating Officer for OB Sports. “We are pleased to have him back on our team and directing our efforts that will no doubt make Monarch Beach Golf Links the preeminent oceanfront golf resort destination for years to come.”
For more information on Monarch Beach Golf Links call 949-240-8247 or visit www.monarchbeachgolf.com
About Monarch Beach Golf Links
Designed by leading golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., and opened in 1983, the 18-hole Par-70 Monarch Beach course is a golfer's paradise. Featuring two oceanfront holes, ocean views from several others, play adjacent to "Salt Creek" and four shimmering water features, which come into play on eight other holes. Currently ranked by Golf Digest, “Best Places To Play” with 4.5 Stars (out of 5), Monarch Beach also features a "Top 100" Golf Retail Shop, Men' s and Ladies Locker Rooms, and the Club 19 restaurant and grill, which features majestic panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Monarch Beach Golf Links is a key amenity to The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, California's only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond resort. Opened in 2001, the oceanfront hotel features 400 guestrooms and suites, 65,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, award-winning restaurants and the 30,000 square foot Spa Gaucin. Located in Dana Point, CA in South Orange County, Monarch Beach is just twenty minutes from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport. For more information, visit www.monarchbeachgolf.com or call 949-240-8247. For more information on the St. Regis Monarch Beach, visit www.stregismb.com or call 949-234-3200.
About OB Sports
Monarch Beach Golf Links is professionally managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management. OB Sports is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success that manages premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit www.obsports.com, call 480-948-1300. You can also “Like” OB Sports on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obsports, follow OB Sports on Twitter: www.twitter.com/obsportsgolf or view the OB Sports You Tube Channel at www.youtube.com/obsportsgolf.
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