Meet the Golf Staff

Rodney Silvagni

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2014

Rodney Silvagni was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri where he started playing golf at the age of 10.  Rodney played 2 years of college golf at William Jewell College before transferring to the University of Missouri where he graduated in 2003 with an Economics degree. After graduation he moved to California to start his career in golf at PGA West Private before moving back to St. Louis to become the Head Golf Professional at Crescent Farms Golf Club. In 2008, Rodney was named employee of the year for Walters Golf Management Company.

Rodney moved back to the Desert in 2011 and came to Mission Hills in 2014. Along the way he has has worked at numerous clubs including PGA West, TPC Valencia, and Pevely Farms Golf Club. Rodney has helped run several Professional events including The Bob Hope Classic/Humana Challenge and The ANA Inspiration. Rodney completed his PGA education becoming a Class A PGA Member in February of 2016.

In May of 2016, Rodney got married to Rayla Silvagni. Rayla is also in the Club Corp family, working as a Member Relations Coordinator at Mission Hills.   


David Bernstein

Role: Tournament Coordinator
Serving Since: 2019

David has been a member of the golf team here at Mission Hills since November of 2018, and was recently promoted to the role of Tournament Coordinator, helping to organize golf events for our Golf Members, Clubs Within A Club and a host of outside groups and tours. David also attended the Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad campus, receiving an Associate’s Degree in Golf Complex Operations. He is dedicated to his career as a true Golf Professional and harbors a passion to grow the game, while at the same time providing an unsurpassed level of service to Members and Guests alike.