If you golf at Alisal River Course, you may have met Robert “Boo” Scarpati. He has quite a following of fans. But how much do you know about Boo? Check out this interview with him and the next time you see him, you may have a few more fun conversation pieces.
What is your title at Alisal and what do you do?
I am the PGA Head Golf Professional for the Alisal River Course. I oversee all the day to day operations of the facility
How did you get into the golf world?
I grew up in the Santa Ynez Valley and was a member of the Ranch Course where I learned to play golf. I started in the Golf business in 1990 as a grounds crew employee in Colorado. Then got accepted into the San Diego Golf Academy earned a two year business degree then was hired as an Assistant Golf professional
What do you love most about what you do?
The people and being surrounded by beautiful settings
What is your top recommendation you think Alisal guests should try or do while staying here?
They should try all activities, fishing, golf, riding horses
Where were you born and raised?
Born in Summit New Jersey and raised right here in the Santa Ynez Valley
Where has been your favorite place to live?
Colorado and California
Where have you traveled to that you simply must return to?
Hawaii and family golf trips –
What are your hobbies? What do you love to do most when not working/planning events for Alisal?
Playing golf, hanging out with family, yard work, washing cars, driving RC cars, cooking
What is the one thing most people may not know about you?
I love to listen to loud music, and watch insipid movies
What is your favorite food?
Burritos and Pizza
What are your top three favorite Alisal menu items for events?
Steak BBQ’s and Raspberry Cobbler with Vanilla ice cream