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 Olivier Glattfelder Appointed Rooms Division Manager, 
Barton Creek Resort & Spa - Austin, Texas
AUSTIN, TX, April 5, 2006  - Barton Creek Resort & Spa announces the hiring of Olivier Glattfelder as the resort’s new Rooms Division Manager. Glattfelder, a native of Switzerland, joins Barton Creek after serving the past six years as General Manager of The Porches Inn in North Adams, Massachusetts. During his tenure at Porches Inn, it was accepted as a Historic Hotel of America, and named “One of the Top 101 Hotels in the World” by Tatler Magazine. 

“We are very pleased that Olivier has decided to join our team at Barton Creek,” said James Walsh, General Manager. “During our executive search, it was abundantly clear that Olivier possessed extensive management experience in luxury resorts and hotels.” 

Glattfelder served in various capacities at Fisher Island Resort & Club on Fisher Island, and Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, both in Florida. Glattfelder received his degree in hotel management from the Hotel School in Geneva, Switzerland. Early in his career, he spent several years working at 5-star properties in Switzerland such as the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich, the Kulm Hotel in St. Moritz, and the Noga Hilton in Geneva. 

“I am happy to be serving at such a beautiful, award-winning property as Barton Creek Resort & Spa,” commented Glattfelder. “Austin, Texas also has an international reputation as a unique destination. And my family is looking forward to their move to a warmer climate.” 

Located in Austin, in the heart of the glorious Texas Hill Country, Barton Creek Resort & Spa combines world-class service with its classic brand of Austin casual elegance set in luxurious surroundings.  Featuring 300 beautifully appointed rooms, Barton Creek has something for everyone and offers superior dining experiences, 72 holes of nationally acclaimed championship golf, the industry’s finest meeting facilities and a full-service spa, including a unique line of Texas-themed services.  The resort is one of nearly 170 clubs and resorts worldwide owned and operated by Dallas-based ClubCorp, which was founded in 1957 and has approximately $1.5 billion in assets. 

For more information on Barton Creek, call 1-800-336-6158 or 512-329-4000 or visit  Visit for additional company information. 


Patricia Faust
Public Relations Manager
Barton Creek Resort & Spa
8212 Barton Club Drive
Austin, TX 78735
Direct Phone: 512-329-4517
Fax: 512-329-4520
Resort Phone: 512-329-4000

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Ken Gorzycki, Director of Golf Course Management at Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas, Receives Special Service Award from Texas A&M's Department of Soil and Crop Sciences / January 2006

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