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Leo Simonetta

Director of Golf, Hilton Hotel Corporation
Department(s): Golf Management


Leo Simonetta currently serves as the Director of Golf for the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Resort, Hilton Hotels Corporation in Phoenix Arizona. Pointe Hilton Tapatio Resort is an 18 hole upscale resort golf course that is part of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. This club averages 40,000 rounds per year and has been awarded with the Golf Digest 4 star award for 10 consecutive years as well as the Zagat award for recognition as one of Americas Top Courses.

Prior to working for Hilton Hotels Corporation Mr. Simonetta was the Director of Golf for the Badlands Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. A twenty-seven hole Public / Resort Golf Club, Johnny Miller Design, located in the West Valley of Las Vegas. Mr. Simonetta was a member of the start up team working from out of a trailer through to the completion of a clubhouse. During his tenure the golf club was voted as the Best in the Service by the readers of the Las Vegas Review Journal Newspaper.

Prior to the Badlands Golf Course Mr. Simonetta served as Head Golf Professional for the Broadmoor Resort. The Broadmoor Resort is a fifty-four hole Five Diamond, Five Star golf resort located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During his tenure the resort was host to the 1995 United States Women s Open.

Prior to the Broadmoor Resort Mr. Simonetta served as Head Golf Professional for Stonecreek Golf Club in Paradise, Arizona.

Mr. Simonetta is a graduate of the San Diego Golf Academy, Rancho Santa Fe California.