Sultan’s Run and owner Steve Braun are pleased to announce the addition of Chris Tretter as co-owner
and General Manager, effective December 2, 2019. In this role, Chris will support the staff in the day-to-day operation of existing service offerings as well as the planning and implementation of new and
exciting service opportunities.
“I am very pleased with the excellent work our staff has put into transforming Sultan’s Run into what it
is today, and I look forward to the continued efforts as we make additional investments to further
develop into a resort-style property that will remain a gem in Dubois County and the region. Chris
brings an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated business acumen, a positive leadership style and passion
for the golf industry as shown by his significant involvement in junior golf initiatives. I am thrilled to have
him joining as co-owner and General Manager,” stated Mr. Braun.
Mr. Tretter is a 1986 graduate of Forest Park High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical
and Computer Engineering Technology from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Information and Communication Sciences from Ball State University. After a twenty-year career with Verizon Wireless
and Crown Castle, he and his family returned to Ferdinand where he became co-owner and Vice
President of Development for Access Storage and Progressive Development Company. He is the
Immediate Past Chairman of Dubois Strong, a member of the Dubois County Community Foundation
Finance Committee, Chairman of The First Tee-South Central, Co-founder of Dubois County Junior Golf
and Boys Golf Coach at Forest Park High School. Chris and his wife Dawn live in Ferdinand with their
three children Devyn, Garrison, and Brant.
“Sultan’s Run is a great golf facility, operated by a great team of people. I am excited to join Steve and
this team as we continue providing a great experience to our customers while also executing our
developments in lodging, gaming, and other related opportunities,” Chris said.
Sultan’s Run Golf Club is nestled in the heart of beautiful Southern Indiana and stretches over 224 rolling
acres of woods, water, and wildlife. The zoysia tees, fairways and green surrounds offer a world-class
playing surface, punctuated by the signature 18th Hole, Supreme Sultan. In 2019, Golfweek Magazine
ranked Sultan’s Run The #6 Course to Play in Indiana.