Golf Course Superintendent

Iain Sturge

Iain SturgeIain Sturge has been involved in the golf course industry most of his life. He began his career working at his father’s golf course just north of London England. At the age of 16 he was a part time greenskeeper at Woburn Golf and Country Club. He assisted with the course set up for many professional tournaments including The Men’s British Masters and The Woman’s British Open; also helping with the completion of their 3rd 18 hole championship golf course. After his promotion to Assistant Superintendent he completed his education at Oakland College in St Albans, England, achieving NVQ level 2 and NVQ level 3 in Sports Turf Management. At 22 years of age Iain had the opportunity to move to America where his first job was working as the foreman for Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. After working for various golf courses around America, he spent the last 6 ½ years as the Superintendent at Hidden Valley Golf Club in Norco, helping them to be named the number 1 public golf course in America.

Head Golf Professional

Kim Schilling

Kim SchillingKim Schilling attended Colorado State University where she played collegiate golf and earned her B.S. degree in Zoology with a concentration in Forensic Science and an Interdisciplinary Study in Criminal Justice.  Since being elected to PGA Membership in 1992, Kim has served on the Southern California and Inland Empire Chapter Boards, as well as various committees.  Kim has been recognized by her peers with awards at both the Section and Chapter Levels.  Being the Inland Empire Chapter Golf Professional of the Year was a real honor.

Spending time with her family, Trevor and son Steven is a high priority.  When not traveling with Steven's Navy Sea Cadet activities, the family enjoys many outdoor activities.  On any given Sunday they can be found playing golf, hiking, biking, or fishing, going to Disneyland, the Wild Animal Park or just watching her beloved Denver Broncos!


Gary Mineo

Gary MineoOur controller, Gary P. Mineo, has been with the club since 2002. In addition to his financial responsibilities at Bear Creek Golf Club, he shares ownership in a manufacturing firm located in Arcadia, CA, which produces chemical regeneration systems used worldwide in the manufacturing of printed circuit boards and chemical milling.

Prior to his arrival at Bear Creek, he held senior financial positions at Exotic Electro-Optics in Murrieta, Votaw Precision Technologies in Santa Fe Springs, Composite Structures in Monrovia, CA, and DNE Technologies in Wallingford, Connecticut

Gary received his BS degree in Accounting at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, and his MBA in Finance from the University of New Haven, Connecticut. He has spent over 40 years working in Finance and Accounting. He has been a resident of Bear Creek since 1999.