Bear Trap Dunes announces promotions


OCEAN VIEW — Bear Trap Dunes, a semi-private golf course in Ocean View, Delaware has named Eric Mason as the club’s head golf professional and Jonathan Tupper as exeuctive chef.

Mr. Mason started as an assistant golf professional at Bear Trap Dunes in April 2016. During his time at Bear Trap Dunes, Mr. MAson graduated from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a bachelor’s in PGA golf management and hotel & restaurant management. Mr. Mason was also elected to PGA Membership, as a Class A Member, in May of 2019.

Mr. Tupper has been a sous chef at The Den at Bear Trap Dunes since March 2019. In 2017, he received his AA with honors in culinary and hospitality management.

He has produced numerous sold-out events for Bear Trap Dunes including an Italian Wine Dinner, and looks forward to hosting more themed specials.

Owned by the Carl M. Freeman Companies, Bear Trap Dunes is located in Ocean View, just three miles west of Bethany Beach.