Our Team

Todd Heifner

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2019
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Samantha Starbuck

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2014
Phone Number: 615.824.6528 x:5973
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Samantha is originally from Indiana and began her career in 2011 at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin, Florida. From there Samantha joined the ClubCorp family in 2014 as Member Relations Director at River Creek Club in Northern Virginia, outside DC. Samantha then accepted the Membership Sales Director position at Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club in 2017.

During her tenure with ClubCorp Samantha has been the recipient of the Rising Star Award during her first year with the company in 2014, Superstar Award in 2015, Rising Star for Membership Director in 2017, and Presidents Club recipient in 2018. In her spare time Samantha enjoys spending time with her fiancée, daughter, and 2 dogs Boxer rescue, Ryder & golden retriever Bella, cooking, hiking, fitness, live music, and going to the beach whenever they can. As Membership Director Samantha looks forward to welcoming you and your family to Bluegrass and making memories for a lifetime!

Stephanie Lee

Role: Member Relations Coordinator
Serving Since: 2014
Phone Number: 615.824.6528
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Stephanie is originally from Hendersonville, graduating from Hendersonville High School in 2010 and has been at Bluegrass since October 2014 when she started as a Kid Zone attendant and then worked her way up to Hostess, Receptionist, Lead Banquet Bartender, and Men’s Card Room Attendant. She accepted the Promotion to Member Relations Coordinator in July 2018 where she is now in charge of Member Retention, Planning Member Events and Marketing; which she loves.  When she isn’t working Stephanie loves to watch Cooking Shows, read (her favorites are True Crime and Autobiographies!) and doing anything related to Art!

Tyler Ingram

Role: Golf Course Superintendent
Serving Since: 2011
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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.

Jennifer Turrill

Role: Private Event Director
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 615.824.6528 x5967
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Donald Ferguson

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2019
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Donald has worked as a short order cook in diners, Country Clubs, 5 star Steak Houses and everything in between in his almost 30 years of cooking, starting at only 12 in his Uncle’s Big Boy Diner in Detroit, Michigan. His specialties are his Prime Cuts of Steaks, Fresh Seafood Specials and his famous White Chicken Chili. When he’s not showing off his skills in the kitchen he enjoys watching movies, playing disc golf and spending time with his kids. Once the Executive Chef at Fairvue Plantation, Donald has worked at Bluegrass since 2015, taking a small break in 2017 to help open at Oak Steakhouse in Downtown Nashville as their Executive Sous Chef, and we are so excited to have him back!

Aaron Kremer

Role: Office Manager
Serving Since: 2020
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Mike Aldrich

Role: Director of Player Engagement
Serving Since: 2019
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Joey Hall

Role: Head Tennis Pro
Serving Since: 2020
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Joey Hall is a native of middle Tennessee, graduating from Mt. Juliet High School and then Middle Tennessee State University. He has been teaching/coaching tennis for over 24 years. Joey has taught at Country Clubs, Swim and Tennis club, city park and rec departments, overseas academy, resorts, has been a college coach, and most recently been at a health and fitness center in Knoxville, TN. He is a member of the USPTA as an Elite Professional, the PTR with a Professional rating, and certified as a USTA High Performance Coach. Joey has taught people ranging in age from 5 to 88 years old. He has taught those who have never picked up a racquet to high level juniors receiving college scholarships. Joey has also coached numerous USTA adult league teams that have won local, state, and sectional titles. He currently resides in Old Hickory with his wife Karol

Devin Crotzer

Role: Assistant Tennis Pro
Serving Since: 2020
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Devin Crotzer is a USPTA/PTR certified teaching pro and holds certifications as a Tennis Performance Trainer (TPT) with the iTPA and is recognized as a High Performance coach by the USTA. He spent 12 years coaching players of all levels and ages from beginner to Professional. He has coached in Europe for players playing ITF juniors and Futures events. He was a director at the Junior Training Center of Champions in College Park Maryland specializing in competitive 11-17 year olds. He was most recently the volunteer assistant for the Men’s team at Vanderbilt University.