Michael Peabody

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2014

Michael Peabody was born and raised in Monterey, California. After being granted a Track and Field Scholarship from Sacramento State University, he relocated to the area to pursue his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing.

Michael brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience from his 17-year career within the Food and Beverage industry. Michael has held the following positions: Operations Director, General Manager, Beverage Director and Private Events Director for a handful of elite restaurateurs including The Shakes and Three Sons LLC. His passion and enthusiasm for wine lead him to become a Level 2 Sommelier and in 2014 Michael was brought on to be the Operations Manager at Granite Bay Golf Club.

Michael currently resides in Roseville with his girlfriend Christine and daughter Eva.  When not at the club, you can find Michael on the golf course, wine tasting, or involved in any and all sporting activities.  

William Graber

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 1999
Phone Number: 916.791.7578 x: 111

I am the private events director here at Granite Bay and have held that position since 1999. Prior to that, I was the PED for four years at the University Club atop Symphony Towers in San Diego. I am also a West Coast Regional PED Field Specialist and currently working on the National Private Event Task Force. I worked for Marriott Hotel and Resorts for 13 years in various food & beverage positions before coming to ClubCorp in 1995. My loving wife, Coleen, and I have two boys, Steven and Brian.

It would be my pleasure to assist you in any way with corporate, social or tournament events here at Granite Bay where our “over-the-top” service and “can-do attitudes” are evident in everything we do.

Kelle Collier

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 916.791.7578 x: 110

Kelle was born and raised in Eureka, California and moved to Sacramento in 2000 to attend California State University, Sacramento where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Apparel Marketing and Design.

It was her love of designing spaces and organized nature that then led her to California State University, East Bay to study the art of Wedding Consulting from Joyce Scardina-Becker of Events of Distinction, San Francisco. She then earned an internship with Cay Lemon of Zest Productions in Sebastopol and from that moment on her fate in designing and executing weddings and events was sealed.

For the past 10 years, Kelle has enjoyed working in the wedding and events field for several local venues such as; Wine & Roses Hotel Restaurant and Spa, Morgan Creek Golf Club and Del Paso Country Club. Kelle has planned everything from small intimate social events, to large lavish over the top weddings and everything in between.

Kelle has a passion for floral design, typography, anything food and beverage related, and loves to watch her San Francisco 49ers and Giants play. 

Matt Dillon

Role: Golf Course Superintendent
Serving Since: 2007

I have been a golf course superintendent for more than 30 years in the Sacramento Valley and Foothill region. I have been a superintendent at local ClubCorp properties for 10 years and at Granite Bay since November of 2007. I enjoy the challenges presented by this unique course and welcome all comments and suggestions from our Members. 

Robert Smith

Role: Director of Instruction
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 916.606.0984

Robert’s instructional career spans over 25 years and over 30,000 golf lessons to all age and ability levels. Goal setting, physical fitness, proper equipment, body mechanics, and mental performance enhancement all contribute toward his student’s success stories.

Students can contact Robert at rsmith@pga.com or 916.606.0984 to schedule a golf lesson or a variety of  Mental Performance Program sessions offered. Successful Mental Sport programs include golf, baseball, basketball, hockey, academic, gymnastics, diving while specializing in competitive figure skating.