St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton Strengthens Leadership Team to Upgrade Member Amenities and $ 27.5 Million Club Improvement Program


The St. Andrews Country Club management team has appointed seasoned experts Antonio Campolio as Executive Chef, Daniel Salgado as Assistant General Manager and Joe Ramsey as Director of Golf Course Maintenance.

Senior positions such as these are traditionally only open to the Club when long-term leadership is promoted or retired.

To support the changing demographics of its members, including many who have moved over the past year to call St. Andrews Country Club their new home and their new club, the club’s management team has come together. enhanced with seasoned experts who bring demonstrated abilities and track records of success in their respective fields.

According to St. Andrews Country Club General Manager / COO Rick Dente, top positions like these traditionally only open up at the club when long-term leadership is promoted or retires, such as chef. executive Steve Viggiano who has impressed members for over 20 years. with his culinary talents.

New leadership appointments include:

  • Daniel Salgado as Deputy General Manager who has responsibility for club operations, facilities and various projects, and will maintain and lead the highest standards of excellence at St. Andrews Country Club by communicating directly and effectively with his team. of more than 150 members. Reporting directly to the CEO / COO, Salgado interacts with members, board and committees, as well as with peers on the leadership team. Dente shares that “Salgado is a dynamic and motivating bilingual professional” who helps executive management deliver a superior member-focused culture and service through the St. Andrews Country Club which supports the director’s goals and strategic plans. general / COO and the board of directors. He adds that with an “eye for detail”, throughout his 21 year career, Salgado has acquired a solid background in private club operations and catering, as well as a respected keen eye in presenting solutions. innovative solutions to reinvigorate the support and global utilization of club members in a geographic area known for its dynamic and “avant-garde” culinary offerings. He has held operating and management positions at Mizner Country Club, Club at Admirals Cove, Woodfield Country Club, Mar-A-Lago Club, Ritz Carlton (Manalapan) and St. Francis Yacht Club (San Francisco). He is a Certified Sommelier, Certified Professional Food Manager (State of Florida), has obtained a BMI I General Manager certification and is an active member of the Florida Club Managers Association of America, the Florida Club Managers Association of America.
  • Antonio Campolio as Executive Chef who will oversee all five restaurants at St. Andrews Country Club. He brings more than 17 years of exceptional culinary and restaurant experience to this new position he has acquired in historic locations such as The Greenbrier Resort, The Broadmoor Resort, The Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center, The St Francis Yacht Club and Persimmons Restaurant. Throughout his career, Campolio has held positions such as Executive Chef, Sous Chef and Food and Beverage Director, and therefore understands what it takes to keep restaurants running smoothly with superior customer service. . Dente reports that Campolio thrives and excels at bringing together locally sourced produce to exceed member expectations through a locally cultivated culinary history. To create unique dining experiences, he looks forward to meeting local vendors and learning about the wide variety of fresh ingredients available throughout Florida, especially those near the Club. Active in the communities he served in, he raised $ 150,000 for scholarships by creating local events, Friends of James Beard dinners and chef tables and won several awards including being a demi -finalist of the ACF Chef of the Year 2014 award, as one of the 16 countries selected to compete.
  • Joseph “Joe” Ramsey as Director of Golf Course Maintenance who will direct and administer all related functions regarding golf course maintenance operations for the two championship golf courses at the St. Andrews Country Club, including budget control, equipment maintenance, golf course conditioning, all associated management of a staff of 58 in addition to the Club Fazio II golf course reconstruction project. With over 25 years of experience in the maintenance, management, operation and construction of golf courses, Ramsey has a well-deserved reputation for delivering the highest level of excellence. His career spans golf-only maintenance positions for the private club industry, from the mountains of North Carolina to Southeast Florida, including a multi-course facility for a residential community. A committed green professional, his overall golf course experience has been gained at Quail Ridge Club, Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club and Oak Tree Country Club in Southeast Florida, as well as Blue Mountain Country Club and at the Mountain Air Country Club in North Carolina. .

About the St. Andrews Country Club

The St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton, an Elite Distinguished Club of the World for residents only, a Platinum Club of America and ranked in the Top Ten of America’s Healthiest Club’s & 2019 North America Best Day Spa by World Spa Awards is internationally recognized for its grandiose residences and superior amenities. Embarking on a $ 27.5 million club renovation program to meet and exceed the evolving lifestyle needs of its members, improvements will be set in the middle of its two 18-hole championship golf courses , including an Arnold Palmer Signature Design® and a Fazio II. St. Andrews has hosted numerous PGA golf shows on its courses run by tourism professionals such as Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, John Daly and Rocco Mediate, and is the course of the LPGA Touring Professional and Morgan Pressel resident. Club amenities include a 125,000 square foot clubhouse with five restaurants and men’s and women’s game rooms, a full-service spa and salon, a freestanding fitness and tennis center, and a leisure center and pristine aquatic featuring three pools, poolside dining, Splash Club and state-of-the-art playground equipment and air-conditioned game room. Golf facilities include a complete golf performance center with indoor hitting bay, private practice area, V1 digital training system and FlightScope Launch Monitor® technologies, as well as a weight adjustment area. Callaway Golf® brand club. To learn more, visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

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