Golf Staff


Reed Kleintop, PGA
Head Golf Professional
Hometown: West Chester, PA (30 mi. west of Philadelphia) Children: Jane (21) and Jack (17)
PGA Status: Class A, elected to PGA Membership in 1997.  Started in Golf business in 1992 in Pennsylvania.  PGA Quarter Century Club, May 2022

Years of experience in the Golf Business: 44 years (Caddy, Cart Staff, Caddy Master, Shop Assistant, Assistant Golf Professional, Assistant Superintendent, Head Golf Professional).  20th season at the club.

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 Epsilon 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.



Joe Sylvestro
Assistant Golf Professional
Hometown:  Plymouth, MA  Children: Aubriella (8) and Luca (3)
PGA Status:  Level II, PGA Associate

Years of experience in the Golf Business:  13 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. 6th season at the club.


Matt Engberg, PGA
Assistant Golf Professional

Hometown:  St. Paul, Minnesota Children: Dakota (29) and Cassidy (27)
PGA Status:  Class A, elected to PGA Membership in 1989. PGA Quarter Century Club, February 2014.

38 years of experience in the Golf Industry. 12th season at the club.