Hillcrest Golf & Country Club

Meet the Staff

Sean Riley
  • Scott Larson, PGA Golf Professional
  • Golf Shop:  605-665-4621
  • Cell Phone:  605-857-0100

Scott was raised in Yankton, SD and started his golfing career at Hillcrest when he was 12 years old, playing, practicing, and working in the bagroom and pro shop through high school.  After graduating from YHS in 1987 he went to Butler County Community College in El Dorado, KS.   He was the conference champion his freshman year.  Scott graduated with an Associates Degree in Business Administration.  After Butler County he was an Assistant at the now Country Cub of Sioux Falls for 3 years under head professional John Anderson.  Scott went to school at nights at Huron University and received a Bachelors of Business Administration degree.  He worked at Des Moines Golf and Country Club for J. D. Turner as an assistant professional.  He started his head professional experience at a 9 hole country club in Knoxville, IA.  He went to work at Prairie View in Worthington, MN for 5 years.  Scott had the opportunity to buy the 8th St. Pub in Yankton and was the General Manager/Owner of the Pub.  After selling the Pub he was the Head Golf Professional at Fox Run for 12 years.  He then went to work as the General Manager of the destination club, Sutton Bay.  Scott, his wife Jennifer, and daughters Mackenzie, who is a junior at USD, and Olivia, who is a sophomore at YHS are excited to be back in Yankton.  Scott enjoys vacationing with his family to Florida and taking members on golf trips.

Waren Muller
  • Waren Muller, CGCS, Operations Manager & Golf Course Superintendent
  • Phone:  605-665-7081 or 605-665-4522
  • Cell:  605-660-4025

Waren has been the Superintendent at Hillcrest Country Club since 2005.  After graduating from South Dakota State University in 2002 with a degree in Agronomy he worked at Dakota Dunes Country Club for three years.  Waren is from Tyndall, South Dakota, is married, and has three young children.  In his spare time he likes competitive sports, reading, and watching commercial free television.

Sean Riley
  • Eric Miller, Executive Chef/Events Coordinator

Born and raised in Sisseton, SD in the northeast corner of our great state, Eric joins Hillcrest Country Club with a wealth of experience. He studied Culinary Arts at Le Cordon Bleu in Minneapolis, MN and interned at the Hotel Lord Byron in Rome Italy. He has also worked as a Chef in fine dining establishments, including Jax Café of Minneapolis, MN and Kahills in South Sioux City, NE. He also spent time as an instructor of Culinary Arts at Denison Job Corps in Denison, IA before being recruited to be the Executive Chef at The Prairie Club in Valentine, NE. Eric relocated to Yankton with his fiance Marla Williams and has two wonderful boys, Blane 5 and Wyatte 2. In his free time, Eric enjoys playing guitar, reading, and traveling to new destinations.

Chef Kasey Koliner
  • Kasey Koliner, Executive Sous Chef

Kasey joined Hillcrest in late June 2014 and joins us with over seven years of experience.  Kasey attended Iowa Western in Council Bluffs, IA, graduating with an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management.  Born and raised here in Yankton, Kasey enjoys running, biking, and hiking with his dog Maisy in his free time!

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  • Hillcrest Golf & Country Club
  • 2206 Mulberry St.
  • Yankton, SD 57078
  • (605) 665-4621