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Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club names new membership director

Coral Gables, Florida (June 3, 2021) – Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club in Coral Gables, Fla., recently promoted Daniella Tosta to the position of Director of Membership & Marketing. In her new role, Tosta will oversee membership, marketing and communication for the private club, including sales, onboarding, member programming, social media and member relations.

Tosta joined the Deering Bay team in 2006, working in food and beverage for three years before moving to the welcome desk where her engaging nature with members and guests was evident. In 2010, she was promoted to membership manager and has been a part of the new member on-boarding process. In recent years, Tosta has taken on additional responsibilities, while growing and developing her sales and administrative skills.

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“We are excited to see Daniella take on this challenge and expand her role at Deering Bay and within Troon Privé,” said Ricardo Catarino, vice president, operations, Troon. “Over the years, Daniella’s enthusiasm for Deering Bay has welcomed several of our current members and, along with Troon’s corporate support team, we look forward to welcoming many more in the coming months.  She will surely continue to be a great ambassador for Deering Bay and we look forward to seeing her achieve much success!”

Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club is currently in the midst of a $7.1 million amenity improvement project centered around the club’s beautiful 30,000 square-foot Mediterranean architecture-inspired clubhouse. With an estimated completion date of October 2021, changes throughout the clubhouse reflect current trends in the private club industry and provide competitive, high-quality facilities for members. A new 19th Hole bar is being constructed adjacent to the club’s Junior Olympic-sized pool and the first tee to provide creative fare to golfers, tennis player and pool goers. The existing lounge is being renovated, and expanded to reflect a casual-upscale dining atmosphere. A new Youth Center featuring an arts and crafts center, movie screen, reading and study area, will be added to the clubhouse to help serve the club’s growing number of young families. In addition, Deering Bay’s Fitness Center and Group Exercise Room will double in size and feature a new workout room complete with state-of-the-art fitness equipment as well as a new group exercise room for a variety of fitness classes.

Established in 1990, Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club is the only gated golf community in Miami-Dade County. Located on the southern tip of scenic Coral Gables on the shores of Biscayne Bay, the private club features South Florida’s only Arnold Palmer-designed, bay-front golf course. The par 71, 6,740-yard course meanders through mangrove forests and along scenic waterways. In addition to golf, fitness and dining facilities, Deering Bay members and guests enjoy seven Har-Tru clay tennis courts, a Junior Olympic-sized pool, social events for all ages and artfully-prepared cuisine in the club’s multiple dining venues. Within walking distance of the clubhouse are three private, deep-water marinas offering dockage space for vessels from 25 to 120 feet in length. Deering Bay accepts resident and non-resident memberships.

Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club is managed by Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon. For more information on Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club, visit or call (305) 254-2111.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 620-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For additional news and information, visit

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