Chelsea Johnson Named Catering and Events Director of Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club

Ocean View, De. (August 21, 2018) – Chelsea Johnson has been named the new catering and events director of Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club, a Troon Golf-managed, semi-private facility in Ocean View, Delaware. Johnson, a south Jersey native, relocated to Delmarva in 2014 and has a varied experience in the event planning industry.

Johnson comes to Bear Trap Dunes from United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, a local nonprofit, where she supported a record-breaking fundraising campaign on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore. Prior to relocating to Delmarva in 2014, she coordinated events for Carnegie Mellon University, a private, global research university in Pittsburgh, PA.

Johnson earned her degree in Mass Communications and Public Relations from Towson University. Chelsea’s role at Bear Trap Dunes includes overseeing both large and small-scale gatherings including wedding and vow renewal ceremonies, wedding receptions, bridal and baby shower luncheons, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, and private events.

“We are excited for Chelsea to join the team,” said Brian Rashley, general manager, Bear Trap Dunes. We have a beautiful setting for events, and we look forward to seeing her grow this function of the property.”

Designed by Rick Jacobson, a former associate of Jack Nicklaus, Bear Trap Dunes offers one of the area’s most unique and memorable golf experiences on the East Coast. The 27-hole facility features three different nine-hole courses, named Grizzly, Kodiak and Black Bear. Winding Bent grass fairways are lined with native wetland grasses and natural sand dunes. Owned by Carl M. Freeman Golf, a division of Carl M. Freeman Companies, Bear Trap Dunes has been named a top “Golf Course You Can Play” by GOLF Magazine, a Top 5 “Best Courses You Can Play in Delaware” by GolfWeek and is a three-time AGM Platinum Award winner for golf shop merchandising.

For more information on Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club, visit or call (302)537-5600

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