Meet The Staff

Steve Dietz  
General Manager of Golf Operations


PH: 941-718-4842
Fax: 941-718-4849
sdietz@waterlefeFL.com
 

Originally from Bradenton, FL, Steve Dietz is a graduate of Florida State University’s College of Business with a degree in Hospitality Administration.  During his time at FSU he was also enrolled in the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program where he earned his PGA Membership. After graduation Steve began his career in Destin, FL and eventually made his way back home to Bradenton when he started at Waterlefe in 2005. Steve has continued to grow within Waterlefe and now serves as the General Manager of Golf Operations.

PRO SHOP STAFF:    

                       

Matt Hill 
Head Golf Professional


PH: 941-744-0393
Fax: 941-718-4849
mhill@waterlefeFL.com

Matthew “Matt” Hill was born and raised in a rural part of North Alabama. At the age of sixteen he moved to Bradenton, FL to attend IMG Academy, and complete his final two years of schooling. During Matt’s senior year of high school he turned professional and began to travel across the United States to compete in many professional events and tours. In 2013 he joined the professional staff at Waterlefe where he now serves as our Head Golf Professional, and is responsible for running the golf operation. Matt is engaged to fiancée Natasha and will be getting married in the fall of 2018. 

Grant Spencer
First Assistant Professional


PH: 941-744-9771
gspencer@waterlefeFL.com

Grant Spencer was born and raised in Olivet, MI. Grant attended Olivet College as a member of the men’s golf team. Following the completion of two successful seasons as a Comet, Grant made the choice to pursue a career in golf by attending the Golf Academy of America in Orlando, FL. Upon graduation he took an apprentice position in Northern Michigan at Bay Harbor Golf Club in 2012, where he also met his wife Morgan. His apprenticeship was followed by two seasons as the assistant golf professional at a resort in southern Michigan. Shortly after the birth of his daughter Harper, Grant and his family decided to move south to further his career in golf. In 2016 Grant took his current position as the 1st Assistant Golf Professional at Waterlefe Golf & River Club.  

A.J. Sturm
Second Assistant Professional


PH: 941-744-9771
asturm@waterlefeFL.com

A.J. Sturm was born and raised in the area of Morgantown, WV.  He attended school at Marshall University and later moved to Hilton Head Island, SC.  While there he continued his education in Professional Golf Management.  After 10 years in Hilton Head A.J. decided to move closer to family, which brought him to Waterlefe.

Ray Muyldermans
Pro Shop Services


PH: 941-744-9771
waterlefegolfclub@waterlefeFL.com

 

AGRONOMY STAFF:

 

Chris Threatt   
Golf Course Superintendent


PH: 941-744-0393
Fax: 941-718-4849
cthreatt@waterlefeFL.com

 

MEMBERSHIP/MARKETING:

                                                                        

Janice Reed
Director of Membership & Marketing
Licensed Realtor


PH: 941-718-4848
Fax: 941-718-4849
jreed@waterlefeFL.com

 

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