LaFortune Park Golf Course has assembled a top notch team of professional instructors.

Headed by PGA Director of Golf, Patrick L. McCrate they utilize the best in classic and new golf instruction techniques. If you are looking to improve or have a question, talk with our pros. It could be the best thing you ever do for your golf game.

Programs/Services Available

  • Rates for individual instruction are listed below. Corporate clinics, group lessons, schools are all available and can be catered to your specific needs. Just email info@LaFortuneParkGolf.com for more information.
  • Two Class A PGA of America Professionals
  • Five Assistant Golf Professionals

An easy and affordable way to discover golf

For $99, you will get 5 days of golf instruction designed to teach you everything you'll need to play golf.

Now offering a $149 special which includes 5 Par 3 Green Fees (Valid M-F) or Twilight Green Fee (Valid M-F after 6PM) and 5 Range Tokens a $90 value.

Day 1: The Hole is the Goal:

  • Putting - The excitement of rolling the ball into the hole.

Day 2: Getting it Close:

  • The best way to hold the club and get ready before you take a swing.
  • Hitting the ball close to the hole - chipping, pitching and other shots from short distances.

Day 3: Swing, Swing, Swing:

  • Getting comfortable with the full swing.
  • Using your irons to get the ball in the air and onto the green.

Day 4: Driving School:

  • Swinging your driver and other "big" clubs to hit the long shots.

Day 5: Ready, Set... Go Golf:

  • Linking all that you've learned to play a few holes.
  • Become more comfortable on the course and where to drvie the cart.

Schedule & More Info

Professional Staff at LaFortune Park Golf Course

Patrick L. McCrate
PGA Director of Golf | Titleist Staff Member

Patrick@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

After graduating from Ferris State University with a B.S. Degree in Business/Marketing (Professional Golf Management), Pat began his career as an Assistant Golf Professional at LaFortune Park Golf Course in 1989. During the past 23 years, he has served as Assistant Golf Professional, Head Golf Professional, and now resides as Director of Golf for both LaFortune Park Golf Course and South Lakes Golf Course located in Jenks. The awards and accomplishments he has achieved are impressive and include: 2007 South Central Section PGA President's Placque, 2006 & 2012 South Central Section PGA Merchandiser of the Year-public, 2005 named in the GSO Top 100 golf shops of all time, 2004 - 2012 named to the PGA of America's President Council, 1997-2000 PGA Eastern Chapter Director, awarded Tulsa's Best Golf Shop six times by Urban Tulsa Weekly, 2005 Best Public Golf Course by Oklahoma Magazine, and many others. Pat is very active in the promotion of the game of golf and has dedicated countless hours towards this pursuit.  He has served as the Host for the Tulsa Area Special Olympics State Golf Qualifier, established the Byrd/Thoreau Junior Golf Program, and instructed golf programs for numerous other organizations. Pat is proud to serve the patrons of Tulsa County as a community leader and is dedicated to the growth of golf here in Tulsa and the state of Oklahoma.


Jason Mink
PGA Head Golf Professional | Mizuno Staff Member

Jason@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Jason has been with us at LaFortune Park since 2012. He began his golfing career as an amateur player in New York and quickly grew a passion for golf instruction. He spent a portion of his amateur career playing Division II Golf at the College of Saint Rose. Before joining the staff of golf professionals, he spent time working all aspects of the golf industry in South Carolina, New York and Florida. While here at LaFortune Park he has taken over and grown the Get Golf Ready Program (an adult beginner golf class) as well as added multiple Adult Group Lesson Programs. Jason is a Certified Mizuno Fitting Professional.

  • $45 per half hour
  • $75 per hour
  • $100 for 3 half hour lessons
  • $150/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson



 

Robby Jackson
Assistant Golf Professional | Ping Staff Member

robby@lafortuneparkgolf.com

Robby joins our staff here at LaFortune after graduating from Oklahoma State University.  Robby began his golfing career at LaFortune Park in 1997 as a junior golfer and is very passionate about this facility and growing the game of golf.  Robby has been a Golf Professional here at LaFortune Park since 2010.  During this time, Robby has taught students of all skill levels and looks forward to bringing his experience and teaching abilities to you, in order to make your game and golf experience better.  Robby has also coordinated our junior program since he started and has watched the program grow each and every year.  Robby is currently working towards his goal of becoming a PGA member.

  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 (5)  30-Minute Lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson

Tyler Nelson
Assistant Golf Professional | TaylorMade Staff Member

Tyler@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Tyler joined our staff in early 2015 from Wichita, Kansas where he played his High School golf until earning a golf scholarship to Pratt Community College. Tyler was a quick learner of the game after playing baseball for most of his childhood, he learned the skills of the game through dedicated practice. Self taught, Tyler has the knowledge to help any golfer better understand the game of golf. Tyler is currently on his path to becoming a PGA Member.

  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 Five half hour lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson
 

Zach Lonergan
Assistant Golf Professional | Titleist Staff Member

Zach@LaFortuneParkGolf.com
 

Zach has been a Tulsa native his entire life. As a junior golfer he competed and practiced at LaFortune Park and many other local Tulsa courses. He attended Oklahoma State University completing a bachelor’s degree in business. Zach joined our staff in the Fall of 2018 and has been working through Level 1 of the PGA Apprenticeship Program and is motivated to become PGA Member. He has a great passion for teaching and playing golf.

 
  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 Five half hour lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson

Owen Brown
Assistant Golf Professional

Owen@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Owen joins our staff here at LaFortune with deep roots in Tulsa and Oklahoma golf. He started his collegiate career earning a scholarship to play golf at John Brown University. He finished his studies at Oklahoma State where he played on the club golf team and earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a Management focus. Owen has worked in the retail side of golf, in club tech, and now as an assistant golf professional. Owen possesses a passion for the development of new golfers and the improvement of others through teaching. He is passionate about fitness and how it improves your life and your golf game. Owen has played in several high level amatuer tournaments and continues to hone his skills at every opportunity while working to be come a PGA member.
 
  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 Five half hour lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson
 

Joe Galloway
Golf Shop Manager & Club Repair Tech

Joe@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Joe brings a tremendous amount of experience to our professional staff here at LaFortune Park Golf course as an accomplished player and club repair specialist. He is a proud member of a retired military family. After attending Central Oklahoma University with a major in marketing, he moved to Tulsa to begin his business career in sales. With a passion for the game of golf he entered the golf industry in 1990. He brings 20 years of club repair and equipment expertise and looks forward to sharing that knowledge with you. If there are any equipment needs he can assist you with, please feel free to contact him at the golf shop or by email.


Professional Staff at LaFortune Park Golf Course

Patrick L. McCrate
PGA Director of Golf | Titleist Staff Member

Patrick@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

After graduating from Ferris State University with a B.S. Degree in Business/Marketing (Professional Golf Management), Pat began his career as an Assistant Golf Professional at LaFortune Park Golf Course in 1989. During the past 23 years, he has served as Assistant Golf Professional, Head Golf Professional, and now resides as Director of Golf for both LaFortune Park Golf Course and South Lakes Golf Course located in Jenks. The awards and accomplishments he has achieved are impressive and include: 2007 South Central Section PGA President's Placque, 2006 & 2012 South Central Section PGA Merchandiser of the Year-public, 2005 named in the GSO Top 100 golf shops of all time, 2004 - 2012 named to the PGA of America's President Council, 1997-2000 PGA Eastern Chapter Director, awarded Tulsa's Best Golf Shop six times by Urban Tulsa Weekly, 2005 Best Public Golf Course by Oklahoma Magazine, and many others. Pat is very active in the promotion of the game of golf and has dedicated countless hours towards this pursuit.  He has served as the Host for the Tulsa Area Special Olympics State Golf Qualifier, established the Byrd/Thoreau Junior Golf Program, and instructed golf programs for numerous other organizations. Pat is proud to serve the patrons of Tulsa County as a community leader and is dedicated to the growth of golf here in Tulsa and the state of Oklahoma.


Jason Mink
PGA Head Golf Professional | Mizuno Staff Member

Jason@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Jason has been with us at LaFortune Park since 2012. He began his golfing career as an amateur player in New York and quickly grew a passion for golf instruction. He spent a portion of his amateur career playing Division II Golf at the College of Saint Rose. Before joining the staff of golf professionals, he spent time working all aspects of the golf industry in South Carolina, New York and Florida. While here at LaFortune Park he has taken over and grown the Get Golf Ready Program (an adult beginner golf class) as well as added multiple Adult Group Lesson Programs. Jason is a Certified Mizuno Fitting Professional.

  • $45 per half hour
  • $75 per hour
  • $100 for 3 half hour lessons
  • $150/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson



 

Robby Jackson
Assistant Golf Professional | Ping Staff Member

robby@lafortuneparkgolf.com

Robby joins our staff here at LaFortune after graduating from Oklahoma State University.  Robby began his golfing career at LaFortune Park in 1997 as a junior golfer and is very passionate about this facility and growing the game of golf.  Robby has been a Golf Professional here at LaFortune Park since 2010.  During this time, Robby has taught students of all skill levels and looks forward to bringing his experience and teaching abilities to you, in order to make your game and golf experience better.  Robby has also coordinated our junior program since he started and has watched the program grow each and every year.  Robby is currently working towards his goal of becoming a PGA member.

  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 (5)  30-Minute Lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson

Tyler Nelson
Assistant Golf Professional | TaylorMade Staff Member

Tyler@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Tyler joined our staff in early 2015 from Wichita, Kansas where he played his High School golf until earning a golf scholarship to Pratt Community College. Tyler was a quick learner of the game after playing baseball for most of his childhood, he learned the skills of the game through dedicated practice. Self taught, Tyler has the knowledge to help any golfer better understand the game of golf. Tyler is currently on his path to becoming a PGA Member.

  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 Five half hour lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson
 

Zach Lonergan
Assistant Golf Professional | Titleist Staff Member

Zach@LaFortuneParkGolf.com
 

Zach has been a Tulsa native his entire life. As a junior golfer he competed and practiced at LaFortune Park and many other local Tulsa courses. He attended Oklahoma State University completing a bachelor’s degree in business. Zach joined our staff in the Fall of 2018 and has been working through Level 1 of the PGA Apprenticeship Program and is motivated to become PGA Member. He has a great passion for teaching and playing golf.

 
  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 Five half hour lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson

Owen Brown
Assistant Golf Professional

Owen@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Owen joins our staff here at LaFortune with deep roots in Tulsa and Oklahoma golf. He started his collegiate career earning a scholarship to play golf at John Brown University. He finished his studies at Oklahoma State where he played on the club golf team and earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a Management focus. Owen has worked in the retail side of golf, in club tech, and now as an assistant golf professional. Owen possesses a passion for the development of new golfers and the improvement of others through teaching. He is passionate about fitness and how it improves your life and your golf game. Owen has played in several high level amatuer tournaments and continues to hone his skills at every opportunity while working to be come a PGA member.
 
  • $25 per half hour
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 Five half hour lessons
  • $75/ 9-Hole Playing Lesson
 

Joe Galloway
Golf Shop Manager & Club Repair Tech

Joe@LaFortuneParkGolf.com

Joe brings a tremendous amount of experience to our professional staff here at LaFortune Park Golf course as an accomplished player and club repair specialist. He is a proud member of a retired military family. After attending Central Oklahoma University with a major in marketing, he moved to Tulsa to begin his business career in sales. With a passion for the game of golf he entered the golf industry in 1990. He brings 20 years of club repair and equipment expertise and looks forward to sharing that knowledge with you. If there are any equipment needs he can assist you with, please feel free to contact him at the golf shop or by email.


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