Professional Golf Instruction


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


Headed by PGA Director of Golf, Josh Stewart 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.


Schedule & More Info

An Easy & Affordable way to Discover Golf

Traditionally a 5-day course,  Get Golf Ready is designed as an action packed weekend that targets the beginner golfer.  Throughout the weekend GGR will target multiple different areas of the game of golf. You will learn Grip, Posture, and Stance along with a short game session going over chipping and putting mechanics. On top of all this, you will learn golf etiquette and course management throughout a round of golf. This weekend course will allow you to learn the game of golf in a judgement-free zone and quick learning atmosphere so you can go out and play golf with your friends and family sooner.

The weekend classes run from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM on Saturday & Sunday.

Cost is $99 per person. Class sizes are limited.

2024 Get Golf Ready classes will be from April – October



April 6th & 7th – 27th & 28th

May 25th  & 26th 

June 8th & 9th29th & 30th 

July 20 & 21st

August 10th & 11th 

September 7th & 8th

October 12th & 13th

Programs / Services Available

  • Rates for individual instruction are listed in the Professional Staff tab. Corporate clinics, group lessons, schools are all available and can be catered to your specific needs. Just email for more information.
  • Head Professional – A PGA of America Professional
  • Five Assistant Golf Professionals

Instruction Request

Professional Staff

Josh Stewart

PGA Director of Golf 

Ping Staff Member

After finishing his college golf career at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, where he competed for a national championship, Josh began his career as an Assistant Golf Professional at Tulsa Country Club in 2004.  From 2006 to 2014 he furthered his career at Battle Creek Golf Club and the Oaks Country Club, before accepting the Head Golf Professional position at The Canyons at Blackjack Ridge in Sand Springs, OK.   He now oversees operations as the Director of Golf at LaFortune Park Golf Course as he carries on the legacy left behing by Pat McCrate. He truly sees it as an honor to serve the Tulsa golf community and surrounding areas.  He received his PGA Membership in July of 2013, with 20 years of teaching experience and is a PGA Hope Certified Instructor.

$75 – 45 Minute Lesson
$200 – (3) 45 Minute Lessons


Aren Boxleitner

Assistant Golf Professional 

Titleist Staff Member

Aren joins us from Illinois where he graduated with a degree in Sport Management from St. Ambrose University. His passion for the game began in the junior golf ranks at the young age of nine and has grown stronger ever since. Playing in multiple Amatuer events throughout high school, he showcased his talents at the Rockford Pro-Am playing beside PGA Tour Champion Kenny Perry along with other local High School talent. Throughout his college career, he played in many collegiate and professional events including the Illinois Open and Waterloo Open. Aren’s solid understanding of the game will carry into his passion for teaching. Following the teaching principles of top coaches George Gankas, Sean Foley, and Chase Duncan. He hopes to teach those who are just beginning their journey into the game of golf or those who want to take their game to the next level. We are excited to bring him aboard our trusted team of Assistant Professionals.

Feel free to contact through email at or at (815)329-8223

$60 – (1) 1 Hour  Lesson
$150 – (3) 1 Hour Lessons
$300 – (6) 1 Hour Lessons




Trevor Crust

Assistant Golf Professional

Cobra Staff Member

Trevor was born-and-raised in Claremore, OK and graduated from Oologah-Talala High School in 2008. Upon Graduation he enlisted in the Army where he served in: Joint Special Operations Command, Conventional Forces, and as an Instructor under the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, totaling more than 14 years of Active service. Trevor received numerous awards for combat actions, and was awarded the coveted Sergeant Audie Murphy Award placing him in the top 1% of the Enlisted Armed Forces personnel. Trevor holds numerous certifications in coaching, and instruction & facilitation. Additionally, he is well versed in the all-important physical, mental, and emotional aspects of golf; master fitness trainer with an emphasis on sports nutrition, master resiliency trainer.

After his service to his country Trevor decided to move back home to give back to the community he grew up in, and pursue his love for Golf. Retiring in 2022 from the Army, Trevor worked hard to overcome his disabilities and injuries sustained throughout his time in service. These hardships led him to lean-in to his love for the game of Golf. A graduate of the PGA HOPE Program for Veterans with Disabilities, Trevor made it his goal to prove his mental and physical toughness by working hard to become a PGA Professional. His work paid off and within one year of retiring he Passed his Playing Ability Test and is currently enrolled in the PGA’s PGM Associate Program.  His true passion is teaching, coaching and mentoring others to meet their goals and is dedicated to helping as many people as possible. He believes that anyone with the right mindset and drive can EXCEED any and all perceived limitations and expand their potential.

$50 for (1) 45 Minute Lesson
$120 for (3) 45 Minute Lessons
$150 for a 9-Hole Playing Lesson


To schedule your lesson or ask any questions you may have, please text or call Trevor at (912)321-1581 or email


Seth Ryan

Assistant Golf Professional

Ping Staff Member

Seth grew up in Poteau Oklahoma, and after a few years living in New Zealand his family decided to move back to Oklahoma to the Tulsa area. He graduated at Verdigris High School in 2018 and had the opportunity to play college soccer at Rose State College for two years. After the two years of college soccer, he took up golf and picked it up quickly, passing the PAT after only a year and a half of playing. He currently runs our PGA Junior program and is working towards getting his class A.

$40 for (1) 30 Minute Lesson
$125 for (4) 30 Minute Lessons


To schedule your lesson or ask any questions you may have, please text or call Seth at (918)639-9173 or email


Craig Wheeler

Head Golf Professional

Mizuno Staff

Craig grew up in Western New York and relocated from the Buffalo area in 2022 to Tulsa. Growing up, he played Golf in High School, and Junior & District tournaments in Western New York, as well as qualification tournaments for the New York State Amateur, there learned about the rules of the game and competitive golf, and sportsmanship!  He also played collegiate baseball at SUNY University of Buffalo, and SUNY Buffalo State Colleges, where he played multiple positions, but primarily played first base. Having played the game since he was six years old, he brings an unbridled enthusiasm for the game of golf

After relocating to Oklahoma, he started at LaFortune Park in November of 2022, where he has thrived in his role as an Assistant Professional, and has been teaching all age groups since his arrival. Now stepping into the role as Head Golf Professional, he looks to continue his excellence in the teaching field along with his managerial experience as this chapter begins. He is currently enrolled as an apprentice in the PGA PGM Program, and is PGA Hope Certified, and can work with people with disabilities. He brings an unbridled enthusiasm to your search to make you a better player, and he prides himself in his bunker play and his short game, which he believes are keys to improving your scoring. He looks forward to working with you to improve your play and make you a better golfer, and get more enjoyment from the game of golf!
$50 – (1) 30 Minute Lesson
$155 – (4) 30 Minute Lessons


To schedule your lesson or ask any questions you may have, please text or call Craig Wheeler at (716)510-4321 or email


Holley Hair

Teaching Professional

“From courses, to equipment, to practice facilites, LaFortune has it all! My passion is teaching and helping students enjoy the game, and I am excited to pursue that passion with the amenities here at LaFortune. I want to reach out to beginners, juniors, men and women and invite them to experience a better game.”
-Two Time National Championship Team Member at University of Tulsa
-University of Tulsa Women’s Head Golf Coach
-Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year
-3-Time LPGA Central Section Teacher of the Year
-Director of Instruction/Owner, Tee Town Golf Ranch

Holley will offer private and group instruction, camps, on course lessons and specialty clinics.

To schedule your appointment or for inquiry, please contact Holley at (918)625-6024.