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Staff Directory

Staff Directory

 

  • Ryan Zug

    Ryan Zug

    PGA Golf Professional

    Ryan grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and attended the University of Kansas on a golf scholarship. After graduating, he started his career in the Golf Profession at Alvamar Golf and Country Club in Lawrence, KS. In 2003 he moved to Florida to further his career working at private country clubs in Palm Beach county. Ryan is excited about his opportunity here at Pointe West. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys watching college football and basketball and rarely misses a KU basketball game. Contact Ryan via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Christian Millican

    Christian Millican

    Class A Golf Course Superintendent

    Christian Millican, is a graduate of Lake City’s highly acclaimed Turf Management program and an expert in the maintenance of tif-eagle greens. He has extensive private golf course experience and directs his passion for golf toward providing consistently outstanding course conditions.

    Contact Christian via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 772.770.3401
  • John Corso

    John Corso

    Executive Chef

    John Corso, leads the cullinary team at Pointe West. John originally from Brooklyn, New York has a wide array of experience that ranges from fine country club dining to some of the finest resturants on the East Coast. Most recently John served as the corporate chef for the Maxwell Group which owns and operates senior life communities throughout the Southeastern United States. John believes the best food is created with the best ingredients. Only the freshests ingredients make it into John's dishes. One taste and you will think Grandma made it!! Come enjoy Mangia.

  • Russell Van Wyk

    Russell Van Wyk

    Director of Events

    Russell Van Wyk, is originally from Cape Town, South Africa. In 2010 Russell came to the United States looking to further his experience in the hospitality industry. Russell started working at the Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart, eventually moving to Vero Beach the following year. Russell spent three seasons working at the prestigious Windsor Country Club learning fine dining, haute cuisine and in the process became an avid wine enthusiast. In 2012, during the off season from Windsor, Russell relocated to Philadelphia where he worked at one of the oldest clubs in the country, Philadelphia Country Club. In 2013, Russell headed back to Florida and started with the Pointe West Country Club. In addition to being the Club’s Food and Beverage Manager, Russell was recently promoted to Events Manager. Russell is a “Foodie” at heart and is always expanding his palate and food knowledge. He enjoys golf, traveling the USA and fast cars.

    Contact Russell via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 772.770.3401.
  • Chris Reiman

    Membership Director

  • Anthony Ranieri

    Anthony Ranieri

    Assistant PGA Golf Professional

    Anthony grew up in the Chicago area, he attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a degree in Professional Golf Management as well as a B.S. in Marketing. Anthony has had the privilege to work in various areas of the country including Oklahoma, Connecticut, New York, Indiana, as well as Florida. He has a real passion for golf and teaching. Anthony spent 10 years learning from Hall of Fame Instructor Bob Toski, honing his skills and craft. He’s also an accomplished player, playing mini tours for a few years before settling down with his wife, Katie and two children, Abagail and Gabriel. Contact Anthony via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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