Wayne Larsen, PGA
Director of Golf: Skyview at Terra Vista & Citrus Hills Courses
Wayne was born and raised on Long Island, New York and graduated from the University of New Hampshire. Wayne enjoys every aspect of the game of golf, from teaching individuals, juniors and groups to coordinating daily events and major tournaments. When he is not helping others with their golf games or playing, Wayne loves spending the time with his beautiful wife Cindy and precious daughter Evelyn.
Todd Bleidner, PGA
Head Golf Professional: Citrus Hills Oaks & Meadows Courses
Todd Bleidner is from Islip, New York. During his junior year of high school, he went to Australia as a Rotary exchange student and then attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas for college. It was in college that he found his love for golf and started his journey toward a PGA membership. Todd has worked in various roles at different types of facilities in Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming, and most recently here in Florida at Hammock Dunes. He has been teaching golf for 20 years and says he is still learning things about golf all the time.
FOR A LESSON, CALL 352-746-4425
Individual Private Lesson Rate = $75/hr.
Group Coaching Program:
– One (1) on-course group coaching session with wrap-up and assessment (approx. 2 hours)
– Three (3) one hour supervised group practice sessions
Total Instruction Hours: 5
2 Players = $300 per person ($60/hr.)
3 Players = $275 per person ($55/hr.)
4 Players = $250 per person ($50/hr.)
Pro Shop Assistant
Kathy Saltsman was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, and moved to Crystal River in 1986, with her husband of 28 years, Philip. She has been with Citrus Hills since 2007. She is an avid golfer, who enjoys spending her time off with her husband, a senior nuclear engineer at the Crystal River nuclear plant, and her sons Philip and Tommy.
Pro Shop Assistant
Robbie Lamparelli is a familiar face to the Citrus Hills Pro Shop. Robbie worked in the shop for 20 years before moving to be with her family in Buffalo, N.Y. The weather was too cold up north, so lucky for us she decided to move back! Robbie is an avid tennis player, when she’s not working or playing tennis she spends time with her husband and two children.
Born and raised in Florida, Stephanie attended Daytona State College on a golf scholarship. She received her Bachelors in Business Management from University of South Florida. Stephanie enjoys all aspects of the golf industry, from tournaments to junior golf, but her passion is merchandising and buying for all the pro shops at Citrus Hills. Stephanie is very happy to be purchasing the newest trends and fashions for all at Citrus Hills!
Brentwood Golf Course Pro Shop Manager
Mark and his wife Paula were born and raised in Massachusetts. They spent the majority of their adult life living in Connecticut rising their two children while Mark finished out his law enforcement career with the Connecticut State Police. He attended the University of New Haven graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration. He joined the Citrus Hills family in 2017, working at Skyview in many capacities, and now managing Brentwood.