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Spa Shiki at the Lodge of Four Seasons named top spa in Missouri and No. 5 in America

Spas of America, a spa and wellness travel website, lists top 100 spas in nation

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri (January 22, 2020) – Spa Shiki at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri has been named the No. 1 spa in Missouri and the No. 5 spa in America in Spas of America’s annual list of the Top 100 Spas. The spa and wellness travel website recently unveiled its Top 100 Spas of 2019, based on unique page views and consumer choices on The annual award provides insight into consumers’ favorite spas of the year.

Spa Shiki's private spa whirlpool

Spa of America’s Top 100 Spas of 2019 list includes 76 spas from the United States, 18 spas from Canada, four from Mexico, and one each from The Bahamas and Jamaica. Spa Shiki at the Lodge of Four Seasons is the only spa in Missouri to make the top 100 list.

“By consistently providing an exceptional guest experience and high-quality services, Spa Shiki is well-deserving of this honor,” said Jim Cleary, chief operating officer, The Lodge of Four Seasons. “Congratulations to the entire Spa Shiki team!”

Shiki means “four seasons” in Japanese. The spa’s Japanese theme was chosen to honor Harold Koplar, the founder of The Lodge of Four Seasons” and his passion for Asian culture, and Mr. Buffy Murai, the Japanese landscape architect, who lived and worked at the Lodge for more than 30 years. The spa is designed to balance each visitor’s chi, or energy. The Spa Shiki’s treatment menu is a reflection of Far Eastern philosophies of health and wellness. Since 1970, Spa Shiki has been dedicated to providing an ambience of tranquility, refocusing tension into positive energy, and educating guests on the diversity of spa and wellness.

For more information on Spa Shiki, visit For more information on The Lodge of Four Seasons, visit

About The Lodge of Four Seasons
The Lodge of Four Seasons was founded in 1964 by Harold Koplar, father of current owner, Susan (Koplar) Brown and is regarded a major destination resort in Missouri and the Midwest. Set on 350 peaceful waterfront acres, The Lodge offers more than 60,000 square feet of meeting space, five unique dining experiences, four swimming pools, a full service marina and the nationally recognized Spa Shiki. The Lodge’s golf offerings include The Cove, an 18-hole, par-71 Robert Trent Jones, Sr. design and The Ridge, an 18-hole, par-72 Ken Kavanaugh layout.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 470-plus locations around the globe, including managing 500-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 400 food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45 states and 33 countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Green Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include The Club at Hammock Beach in Palm Coast, Florida; Pronghorn in Bend, Oregon; Mauna Lani on the Kohala Coast, Hawai‘i; Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico; and Brookwater Golf & Country Club in Brisbane, Queensland Australia. For additional news and information, visit

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