Reed Kleintop, PGA
Head Golf Professional
Hometown: West Chester, PA (30 mi. west of Philadelphia) Children: Jane (15) and Jack (11)
PGA Status: Class A, elected to PGA Membership in 1997 Professional Status: Since 1992
Years of experience in the Golf Business: 35 years (Caddy, Cart Staff, Caddy Master, Shop Assistant, Assistant Golf Professional, Assistant Superintendent, Head Golf Professional)
Graduated from University of Delaware in 1989 with a degree in Political Science. Recruited to play golf and was a member of 4 straight ECC Championship teams. Member of the Sigma Phi Epsilson Fraternity. Golf industry experience includes employment at 10 different golf facilities in both Pennsylvania and Florida. Became a full time Floridian in 1997 and began working at Highland Woods in 2003.
Assistant Golf Professional
Hometown: Sarasota, Florida (Rare Native Floridian)
PGA Status: Level III, PGA Apprentice
Started playing golf at the age of 15
Studied Professional Golf Management at FGCU
Years of experience in the Golf Business: 5 Years (Cart Staff, Assistant in Merchandising & Assistant Golf Professional)
Worked Outside Staff at Bonita Bay Club in 2012. Assistant Golf Professional at IMG Academy in 2013-14. Pelican Sound Golf & River Club from 2014-15 then went to Linville, North Carolina at Linville Golf Club as the Assistant Golf Professional and Merchandise Assistant. Joined the team here at Highland Woods in September 2015.
Hometown: Plymouth, MA
PGA Status: Level I, PGA Apprentice
Years of experience in the Golf Business: 10 years (Outside Services, Caddy, Assistant Golf Professional) Graduated from The Golf Academy of Orlando with a degree in Golf Operations Management. Worked as an Assistant Golf Professional at Old Marsh Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida from 2012 -2014. Worked as 3rd Assistant Golf Professional at Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, New Jersey from 2013-2015. Worked as Assistant Golf Professional at Shadow Wood Country Club in Bonita Springs, Florida from 2015–2016. Joining the staff at Highland Woods in July of 2016.