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Kohler Rental Behind The Scenes At 2010 World Golf Championships

Accenture Match Play Championship, CA Championship and Bridgestone Invitational all powered by Kohler Rental

Kohler, Wis. – August 3, 2010 –  Kohler Rental, a Kohler Co. business, today announced it is providing uninterruptable power and air conditioning services for multiple PGA Tour 2010 World Golf Championship events including Accenture Match Play Championship, CA Championship and Bridgestone Invitational. A leading provider of temporary power and climate control systems, Kohler Rental has supported PGA Tour events since 2000.

Players, spectators and vendors alike at the three tournaments all look to Kohler Rental for power and air conditioning. Ensuring the uninterrupted delivery of these services and the creation of a gracious PGA experience, Kohler Rental generates and distributes as much as 2.3 megawatts of electricity (enough to power several thousands of homes) and brings as many as 31 high-capacity air conditioners on-site at the tournaments. Among the amenities and venue locations supported by Kohler Rental: hospitality and merchandise tents, concessions, first-aid stations, the scoreboards scattered throughout each course and the media center at Accenture Match Play. In addition to equipment, Kohler Rental creates a seamless PGA Tour experience by delivering 24-hour technical support and minute-by-minute monitoring of all systems during each event.

“After 10 years, Kohler Rental has earned its doctorate in powering and cooling PGA Tour events. Ensuring a gracious experience for everyone touched by these World Golf Championship tournaments requires thorough planning, flawless implementation and detailed execution before, during and after each event,” said Mike Nasif, general manager, Kohler Rental. “Kohler Rental has a team of engineers and technicians seasoned not just in events, but specifically world class golf championships. Providing reliable power and climate control service across an entire golf course is a complex task, but well-covered by the expertise of Kohler Rental’s seasoned crew of major golf event professionals.”  

About Kohler Global Power Group 

Providing dependable power solutions in the United States since the early 1920s, Kohler Co. has evolved its Global Power Group into a worldwide organization encompassing generators, engines and rental power. The Global Power Group is comprised of Kohler Power Systems, SDMO Industries, Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd (UPSL), Kohler Rental Power, as well as Kohler Engines and Lombardini, Srl.

Kohler Power Systems is a global manufacturer of power generation equipment for residential, industrial, mobile and marine applications, with a power output range of 3.5 kW to 3250 kW. Based in France, SDMO Industries delivers energy solutions — industrial generators up to 2,800 kW, as well as portable generators —  for markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Combined, SDMO and Kohler Power Systems create the world’s third-largest generator (gaseous-, petrol- and diesel-powered) manufacturer. Kohler also offers automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls and accessories. UPSL is a leading uninterruptible power supply system, as well as power protection product and services provider for the United Kingdom.

Kohler Rental Power provides temporary power, HVAC, luxury restrooms, as well as complete planning, implementation and professional support to the industrial, commercial, disaster recovery and event markets throughout the United States.

Kohler Engines, along with Italy-based Lombardini, represent a global engine concern in business since the 1920s. Together, Kohler Engines and Lombardini manufacture a wide range of gasoline and diesel engines, from 4 to 64.4 hp, which are supplied to equipment manufacturers worldwide in the lawn and garden, commercial and industrial, agricultural and construction markets.

 About Kohler Co.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors, and international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations.


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