Meet the Golf Staff

Stephan Estes

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2018

Stephan grew up in Fayetteville, NC where he learned to play golf with his family.  He moved to California in 2003 and started working at a golf course during High School.  During this time while playing on the golf team, he grew to love the game and wanted to pursue a career as a golf professional.  He has spent time at various public and high-end private clubs in the desert Palm Springs area as well as in Montana including Mountain View Country Club, Rock Creek Cattle Company, and PGA West.  He brings 15 years of golf experience to Mission Hills and loves to see the Members enjoying the courses and the Club experience.  Stephan is currently enrolled in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program as an Apprentice and spends his off time with his wife, Vanessa, his daughter, Emily, and their dog, Lua. 

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.