Meet our golf professionals.

Wade Adler

General Manager

Wade Adler joined the GreatLIFE team at Fox Run Golf Course in 2022. Wade has an immense background in the food and beverage industry. Wade comes to us with a good background in the business industry.  Wade is always expanding his knowledge in the golf industry!

Damion Bresee

Assistant Golf Professional

Damion Bresee joined GreatLIFE at Fox Run in 2020. Damion is a college graduate of Mount Marty University right here in Yankton! Damion originates from Wall, SD and played collegiate golf here at Mount Marty University. Damion is currently enrolled in the PGA PGM program! He is working towards becoming a PGA Pro but he has been teaching lessons for multiple years! Damion has ran the junior golf program since 2020 and now and has worked with all age ranges of golfers! Let Damion help you with all your golf needs! Any questions about leagues, tournaments, and any other golf needs can be answered by Damion.

Greg Bates

Head Superintendent


Originally from Vermillion SD, Greg Bates started working in golf course maintenance in 2000 at the Bluffs in Vermillion, SD. From there he moved to Phoenix, AZ from 2001-2003 where he worked for the American Golf Company as an Assistant Superintendent at El Caro Golf Course. At the end of the season, Greg decided to start a family and came back to South Dakota where he worked at the Bluffs in Vermillion and also attended Western Iowa Techs Horticulture and Turgrass management program. During his 2nd year in College in 2004 he took the Golf Course Maintenance position in Beresford, SD where he grew in the new nine hole course. He remained in Beresford for 18 years and was Golf and Parks Superintendent when he left. In 2023, he is starting a new journey with GreatLIFE and Fox Run Golf Course.