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.

2022 Get Golf Ready classes will be the first weekend of every month from April – July

Sign ups are available through our online store

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.
  • Head Professional – A PGA of America Professional
  • Five 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.

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.

$40 per half hour
$100 for 3 half-hour lessons
$125 / 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.

Sean Adams

Assistant Golf Pro | Mizuno Staff Member

sean@lafortuneparkgolf.com

Sean was born in Corvallis, Oregon. He got his first job as a cart boy at his hometown course. Sean started his competitive golf career in high school, where he helped his team win two back to back state championships. After high school he decided to follow his passion for golf and started his college career at South Eastern Oklahoma State University. After his freshman year he transferred to Eastern Washington Community College for a year before finishing his college golf at Oregon Tech and graduated with a degree in business management. After college Sean caddied at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort for 2 years before becoming an Assistant Golf Pro at Ponca City Country Club. Prior to coming to LaFortune Park Sean was an Assistant Pro at Van Zandt Country Club in Canton Texas; there Sean helped develop their junior programs and gave lessons. He quickly developed a passion in teaching as well as running the junior program. He has been in the golf industry 10 years and counting. The last 2.5 years he has been an Assisted Professional pursuing every opportunity in the PGA Program. As of November 2021 Sean is US Kids Coach Certified.

$40 per half hour
$100 for 3 half-hour lessons
$125 / 9-Hole playing lesson