Sofia Ernst

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2016
Phone Number: 951.274.7905

A Southern California Native, Sofia grew up playing music & competing in the swimming pool. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine- she knew that working with people was definitely one of her passions. Sofia has been working in the events industry since 2005 and loves executing her clients' visions.

Most recently Sofia held the position of Director of Catering at Canyon Catering, and her obsession for food shows through her events. The foodie in her is always looking for fun and innovative ways to customize parties.

When not hard at work, you'll find Sofia enjoying her time with family, relaxing at the beach, cooking, hiking, reading or trying new restaurants, foods and spirits.

Kyle Lewis

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2013
Phone Number: 951.274.7910

Kyle Lewis is the Club’s Golf Professional. Prior to joining Canyon Crest, Kyle was the First Assistant Golf Professional at our sister club Bernardo Heights Country Club.

Kyle was born and raised in Riverside. He is a Riverside Poly High graduate and was a member of the Poly golf team. Kyle’s golfing career led him to Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio where he majored in Sport Management and Business Accounting.

Kyle found his passion for the business side of golf when he interned for the Northern Texas PGA in the Junior Golf Department.

Upon graduating from college,Kyle moved to Buffalo, New York to work as the Junior Golf Director for the Western New York PGA (WNYPGA). Kyle made his way back to California to start his career with ClubCorp as an Assistant Golf Professional at Mission Hills Country Club in December 2013.

Kyle was fortunate enough to work the final major of 2013 at Oak Hill Country Club (PGA Championship) for the WNYPGA and the first major of 2014 at Mission Hills Country Club (ANA Inspiration).