Christoph is the offspring of a very sports oriented family. His father, Hans Kilian was a member of the German Olympic squad and a 3 time world champion in bob sledge. Christoph has been playing golf for over 50 years and has been working as a golf professional for over 35 years. He is the first German Master Professional - the highest possible graduation - of the PGA of Germany with his thesis - „Optimizing the physical requirements for golf“. As an amateur he led his team, GC Garmisch-Partenkirchen to 4 runner up finishes in the German Championships, played 3 European Championships for Germany and crowned his amateur record by winning the 1981 Austrian Amateur Titel.
Christoph has worked in several different clubs such as GC Frankfurt and GC Feldafing, as well as winters in Boca West GC, Florida. Since 2011 he is stationed at GC Bad Wörishofen.