Kevin joined the ClubCorp team in 2015 as General Manager of Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club. Kevin works with the Board of Directors and employee partners to strengthen operational performance of the Club, while enhancing the lifestyle of its valued Membership.
With over 22 years of extensive club operational experience, Kevin has successfully managed private and resort club operations at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, Captiva Island Golf Club, Naples Harbour Yacht Club and The Plantation Club at The Dunes of Naples in Southwest Florida.
Kevin is originally from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and moved to southwest Florida, after attending Mississippi State University, in order to pursue his passion for the game of golf. His most cherished accomplishment in life remains his three amazing children Jace, Cheney and Mason.
Samantha is originally from Indiana and began her career in 2011 following graduation from Indiana University at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin, FL. From there Samantha moved to northern Virginia where she was Member Relations Director for River Creek Club, a member of the ClubCorp family, for 3 seasons before accepting the Membership Sales Director position at Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club.
During her tenure with ClubCorp Samantha has been the recipient of the Rising Star Award during her first year with the company in 2014 and awarded the Super Star award in 2015. In her spare time Samantha enjoys cooking, hiking, fitness, and anything outdoors with her dog Ryder. As Membership Director Samantha looks forward to welcoming you and your family to Bluegrass and ensuring you enjoy your time at the Club.
Joel is originally from Orlando, Florida where he started his career with the ClubCorp team at the Citrus Club in 2004. He worked his way up on the Operations Team to Service Captain within a few short years and focused on bar and restaurant management. He took a couple short breaks from the Hospitality world and eventually came back to his roots at the Citrus Club after realizing his love for food and beverage. Joel transferred within the company, moved to Nashville in December 2017 and landed at Bluegrass as Dining Room Manager. With his experience in operations, eagerness and drive he soon took on the roll as Private Events Director. Joel loves the culture that ClubCorp provides and practices it's motto daily. His goal is to eventually be a Club GM.
Christyn is originally from Rochester, NY where she has been part of the event industry for many years. She is brand new to the Nashville area and the ClubCorp family this year. She is thrilled to have joined the Bluegrass team as the Private Events Director and hopes to bring much success to the team.
In her spare time, Christyn loves to play golf, travel, spend time with her family, and of course anything that involves her dogs! Christyn looks forward to working with new and returning clients to make each and every event memorable.
Beckey joined the Bluegrass team in May 2016. Although born and raised just down the road in Lebanon, she has been a Hendersonville resident since 2015. With over 10 years in the hospitality industry, she is focused on building and maintaining meaningful relationships. She is a proud graduate of Western Kentucky University and has spent the majority of her career in hotel sales and catering. Prior to joining the Bluegrass team, she worked with the Grand Ole Opry! Beckey loves spending time with her family (including one daughter-Adeline), discovering new local music and traveling.
She is excited to be a part of the Bluegrass family and looks forward to planning memorable, fun events for our Members to enjoy!
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Tyler is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University where he received a BS in Agronomy with a concentration in Turfgrass Management and a minor in business.
After graduation Tyler began his career in Louisville, Kentucky at Big Spring Country Club as an Assistant in Training. He then decided to make the move back to Tennessee where he took a position as a Second Assistant at the Hermitage Golf Course.
Later, Tyler gladly accepted the Assistant Position at Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club, where he moved up to the Superintendent position in May 2014. Tyler now resides in East Nashville with wife Joey. Tyler has now been at Bluegrass since May 2011 and strives to make it the most beautiful golf course in Tennessee.