Professional Golf Instruction

 

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.

 

Schedule & More Info

An Easy & Affordable way to Discover Golf

Traditionally a 5 Day course that targets different areas of the game of golf. Now offered in a Weekend Crash Course. The crash course allows you to learn the game of golf over the span of a weekend so you can get out and play golf with your friends and family sooner.

The weekend classes run from 12:00PM-2:00PM on Saturday & Sunday.

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

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 info@LaFortuneParkGolf.com for more information.
  • Three Class A PGA of America Professionals
  • Four Assistant Golf Professionals

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Professional Staff

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 Pro | 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.

$50 per half hour
$100 per hour

Owen Brown

Assistant Golf Pro | Ping Staff Member

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. 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.

 

$35 per half hour
$70 per hour
$100 (4) half hour lessons
$75 / 9-Hole playing lesson

Adam Creed

Assistant Golf Pro | TaylorMade Staff Member

adam@lafortuneparkgolf.com

Adam has joined our staff from Houston, TX. His experience with golf started in High School when he joined his High School team and began working at his local Country Club. Adam quickly developed a passion and love for the game. Adam has rejoined the golf industry after earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Oklahoma. Having been reunited with the game he loves after working in the private sector, Adam has hit the ground running, working diligently towards becoming a Class A PGA Member. Adam truly loves the game of golf and is passionate about helping golfers of all skill levels to improve their game.

 

$35 per half hour
$70 per hour
$100 (4) half hour lessons
$75 / 9-Hole playing lesson

Zakk Jones

Assistant Golf Pro | Callaway Staff Member

zakk@lafortuneparkgolf.com

Zakk has joined our staff from central Florida. His competitive golf experience started with his high school golf team but evolved to playing in most of his amateur events in central Florida. He realized his passion for the game of golf early on and gained his first knowledge of the business with finishing up a degree at South Florida State College. After spending the past 6 years at the same facility in Florida, he relocated to Tulsa to grow and expand his knowledge of the golf industry. His passion in the industry is working with juniors and new comers to the game of golf and takes pride in always having a smile on his face while he is working with his students. He recently passed his Playing Ability Test and is dedicated to helping as many people as possible reach their potential in the game of golf.

$35 per half hour
$70 per hour
$100 for 4 half-hour lessons
$100 / 9-Hole playing lesson

 

Holley Hair

Teaching Professional

holleyhair@cox.net

“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 appoinment or for inquiry, pleace contact Holley at (918)625-6024.