Our Mission

Our mission is to strive and reach the potential of Mill Creek, thus enhancing all the lives of those who live within the community and for those who play Mill Creek Golf Club.

Close to Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Cary, Raleigh, Durham

Mike Long

General Manager / PGA Professional

Mike is a Class A PGA Professional and was elected to membership in the Professional Golfers Association in April of 1994. He started his career in golf as the Head Professional at Southwick Golf Club located in Graham, North Carolina. Working with other area professionals to start the Alamance County Junior Golf Tour in 1989 which continues today 25 years later as the Mill Creek Junior Golf Tour. Mike opened and managed The Challenge Golf Club, Graham, North Carolina, which was voted “2nd Best New Public Course” in North Carolina in 1996. He was the General Manager and Head Professional at Bryan Park Golf & Conference Center, located in Greensboro, North Carolina. It’s a 36 hole property and recently held the US Public Links Championship. Overall Mike has 30 years of experience in the golf industry in central North Carolina. “I truly believe Mill Creek is the best semi-private club in the state.”

Jason Bauder

Class A Golf Course Superintendent

Jason is a Class A Superintendent and a member of the CGCSA, GCSA & TCNC. He graduated from Columbus State Community College with an AAS in horticulture. Jason has been at Mill Creek since 2010 and joined us with 17 years of experience within North Carolina after being a part of several prestigious tournaments that include: Champions Tour - SAS Championship, Nike Tour – Carolina Classic & The Jimmy V Celebrity Classic. We are proud to have Jason Bauder as part of our team.

Sean Nelson

Chef / Food & Beverage Manager

After graduating top of his class in 2008 from the Culinary Program at Alamance Community College, Sean gathered a variety of experience before joining us here at Mill Creek. After five years of banquet experience at the Washington Duke Inn, Sean became the Food & Beverage Manager at the Challenge Golf Club. Shortly after, he took on the role as sous chef for two years at Vimala’s Curryblossom Café in Chapel Hill.

Sean always knew that after growing up around the area and playing Mill Creek as a junior, that he would somehow find his way back, and we are glad he did.