Shannon O’Neil, Head Golf Professional
Shannon grew up in Florida and was part of a golfing family. He has a younger brother, Steve and younger sister, Erin. Both his younger brother and sister were 2-time All Americans in college. Shannon played college golf at Furman University in Greenville SC, and graduated in 1989 with a degree in Political Science. He played professionally on various mini-tours through 1995 and joined the PGA as a Class A Member specializing in Tournament Operations, Teaching and Merchandising, in the year 2000. Previously, O’Neil was the Head Golf Professional at The Redhawk Run Golf Club in Findlay, OH, The Perham Lakeside Golf Course in Perham, MN, The Richspring Golf Course in Cold Spring, MN and at The Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott, KS.
Kyle Martin, Superintendent
Kyle grew up in Milford, Iowa his whole life. He played football, basketball, baseball, and golf for 4 years throughout high school. He was also the President of their FFA chapter. After high school, he decided to attend Iowa State University to major in Turf-grass management. Throughout his time at Iowa State he was involved in Turf-grass club and also went on two internships. His first internship was at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. His second internship was at The Stock Farm Club in Hamilton, Montana. Both of these clubs are in the top 100 for golf courses in the country and were really cool experiences to be apart of. In his free time he loves hunting, fishing, and golfing. “I’m excited to be apart of GreatLIFE and meet some new faces within the community!”
Kim Hinkeldey, Food & Beverage Manager
Kim has been in the food service industry ever since she was 12 years old, busing tables and waitressing at the café her grandmother worked at. She began bartending at 18, and in addition to working at Pillar Bar & Grill, she has worked for Burger King for the last 20 years. Kim is an avid runner, hiker and biker and enjoys spending time with her five children and seven grandchildren. She brings extensive industry knowledge to GreatLIFE Worthington and looks forward to every day on the job.