Staff

Logan
Logan Steffes ~ Assistant Golf Professional

Logan will be working as an Assistant Pro to Mike Longyear at South Bend Country Club. Logan is from Stevensville, Michigan where he attended Lakeshore High School. Logan just recently graduated from the University of Michigan in May of 2020 with a degree in Sport Management.

Before coming to SBCC, Logan worked at Lost Dunes Golf Club as a caddy from 2017 to 2019. During the summer of 2019, he also worked as an intern in the golf operations department at Lost Dunes under supervisor, Pete Han. Prior to Lost Dunes Golf Club, Logan worked at Point O’ Woods Country Club (2011-2017) as an honor caddy where he received the Evan’s Scholarship to attend the University of Michigan. In his four years at the University of Michigan, Logan held a number of different positions within the Evan’s Scholar House along with receiving awards from the Western Golf Association for his academic accomplishments. While in college Logan also competed on both the Michigan Club Golf and Club Basketball teams.

Logan’s playing career started in junior golf, where he competed on both the Meijer Junior Tour and Adams Junior Tour before qualifying to play in a number of events associated with the American Junior Golf Association. In high school, Logan played for four years on the varsity golf team. In his junior year season, Logan qualified for the MHSAA Division 2 State Golf Championship individually where he finished 13th overall. In his final year at Lakeshore Logan broke a school record for the lowest scoring average recorded in a season.

Logan was raised by his parents, Jason and Stacey, and is the oldest sibling of four children. When he is not on the golf course, Logan can be found in the gym playing basketball or on the mountains skiing during the winter seasons.

Nick Nate
Nick Nate ~ Course Surperintendant
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Ashley Hughes ~ Assistant Clubhouse Manager

Ashley is a South Bend Native. She recently graduated from Indiana University South Bend with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics. She served in the U.S. Army National Guard for 8 years as a Vehicle Mechanic and Chemical Specialist. She served on a humanitarian mission to Nicaragua in 2016 building bathroom facilities and water filtration systems.

Ashley has over 13 years of experience in the service industry with 3 of those years here at South Bend Country Club. She started here as a bartender and worked her way up to where she is now. When Ashley is not at the club, she enjoys playing the drums, listening to music, and enjoying any sport. Also, she loves spending time with her dog and 3 cats.

brad
Brad Thornburg ~ Executive Chef

Brad is from Southwest Michigan, graduated from Watervliet High School. He has worked in the culinary industry for 20+ years. He was the Sous Chef at Tosis Restaurant, and Lost Dunes Golf Club. he has also been the Head Chef of Harbor Shores, Lake Michigan Hills, and most recently Chef de Cuisine at Tabor Hill Winery and Restaurant.

When Brad is not in the kitchen he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his daughter. He also has 2 English Mastiffs that keep him busy.