Meet the Golf Staff

Bob Pfeffer  

Head Golf Professional

Bob began his career in the golf business over 27 years ago in Michigan and has enjoyed the opportunities that the great game has afforded him.  His golf experience includes stints at Walt Disney World in Orlando, The Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale and prior to joining the professional staff at Belmont, Director of Golf at Sun City Hilton Head. Bob graduated from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI and has been a Class A Member of the PGA of America for 19 years.



Adam Hibbs

1st Assistant Professional


 Adam comes to us most recently from The Cliffs at Walnut Cove in Asheville, NC. Prior to being there, his golf experience includes internships at Rose Hill Golf Club in Hilton Head, SC as well as Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY. Adam graduated from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI with a bachelor’s degree in Professional Golf Management and has been a Class A Member of the PGA of America for 5 years.



Tom Willett
Assistant Professional


 Tom grew up in Massachusetts before moving to Chandler, Arizona to obtain his Associated dgree in Golf Complex Operations and Management at the Golf Academy of America.  After obtaining his degree in 2004, Tom found his way to the Lansdowne Resort as an Assistant Golf Professional before joining the Belmont team in 2009.  Tom is currently Level 2 in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program and working his way toward becoming a full PGA Member.


Aaron Wells
Golf Course Superintendent

Originally from the Akron-Youngstown area of Ohio, Aaron discovered his passion for the game of golf while working on courses through out the summers while he was in high school. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Turf Management from Eastern Kentucky University in 1998 and in 2002, joined our team at Belmont Country Club. He is also a 15-year member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.



David Walter
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent


David is originally from Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  He attended The Ohio State University where he earned his Associates degree in Turf Grass Management. While at Ohio State he had the opportunity to intern at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, for the 90th PGA Championship. He came to Belmont in 2010 from Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania.



Blaise Restifo
Assistant Golf Course


Blaise graduated from Penn State in 2008 with a degree in Turfgrass Management. After graduation, he was employed with the Washington Redskins for four years before joining the Belmont team this year.  He is currently an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Belmont Country Club.