Director of Golf: Eugene Bonfilio
As director of golf for Whitetail Club, Bonfilio is responsible for the management and continued development of the community’s golf program. An accredited PGA member since 1991, he uses training to manage instructional clinics, tournament events and oversee the club’s expert staff while assisting in member development and recruitment.
Prior to joining Whitetail Club, Bonfilio served as general manager of the Rock Creek Cattle Company in Deer Lodge, Montana. In that role, he was responsible for real estate sales and marketing while overseeing all daily department operations for the private club that specializes in golf, accommodations and outdoor pursuits. Previously, he held the director of golf title at Toscana Country Club, in Indian Wells, California, where he worked with Jack Nicklaus to assist in the design and development of the club facilities and programs including the annual Harmon Brother’s Golf School. Before Toscana, Bonfilio served as the head golf professional at The Vintage Club, also in Indian Wells. During his 15 year tenure, he managed the seasonal tournament program which included five weekly events and 12 major annual events alongside regular instruction clinics and daily operations. At the time, Bonfilio was ranked among the top fifty golf instructors in the state of California, served on the board of the Vintage/Arco Senior Tour and worked to enhance prospect development at the now 30-year-old club.