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Instructors

Chris O'Connell - PGA Tour Instructor
Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher

Director of Instruction for The
Plane Truth at The Courses at Watters Creek.

The Courses at Watters Creek
Performance Center featuring The Plane Truth

214.707.1325
chris@planetruthgolf.com

 
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Programs Offered
  • Private and playing lessons for adults and juniors
  • Plane Truth junior programs
Lesson Pricing
$150 45-minutes

Pro Bio

  • Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America 2013-2014.
  • Current PGA TOUR students include Matt Kuchar and Scott Piercy.
  • Authored numerous articles in Golf Digest and Golfweek.
  • Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers 2010-2011, 2011-2012, & 2012-2013.
  • Mentored under Jim Hardy since 1998, ranked #8 2011-2012 America’s 50 Greatest Teachers by Golf Digest.  Named 2007 PGA of America Teacher of the Year and authored the #1 bestseller golf book The Plane Truth for Golfers.
  • Vice President and Co-Founder of The Plane Truth Golf Institute, a business dedicated to training golf instructors and providing instruction to golfers worldwide through innovative teaching tools.
  • Competed in 4 PGA TOUR events.
  • University of Notre Dame graduate 1995.

Jake Sandusky, PGA

Lead Instructor for The Plane Truth
at The Courses at Watters Creek

AimPoint Green-Reading Coach
Specializes in the development of Collegiate and
High School atheletes.

224.343.6801
jake@planetruthgolf.com

 
 BOOK PRIVATE LESSON ONLINE
Programs Offered
  • Private and playing lessons for adults and juniors
  • Plane Truth junior programs
  • Beginner programs
  • AimPoint green-reading lessons
Lesson Pricing
$110 45-minutes (Adults)
$80   45-minutes (Juniors)
**     Packages Available Upon Request

Pro Bio

  • Mentored under Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor Chris O’Connell and Jim Hardy, Golf Digest Top 50 Instructor
  • Level 2 Plane Truth Instructor since 2009
  • AimPoint Certified Instructor – the world’s first system designed to coach proper green-reading
  • Taughtwith Top 100 Instructor Todd Sones at the Impact Golf School 2007-2009, Vernon Hills, IL
  • Teaching Professional at Chicago Golf Club 2005-2006, Wheaton, IL
  • Observed Top 100 Instructors: Mike Adams, Bob Toski, Dr. Jim Suttie, Dr. Gary Wiren, Rick Martino, Tom Patri, &Laird Small
  • Graduated from Methodist University PGA/PGM 2004



Jon Roth, Golf Instructor/
Certified Club Fitter

214.551.2384
jroth4golf@gmail.com

 

 
 
   
Programs Offered Lesson Pricing:
  • Club Fitting/Titleist, Adams, Taylor Made, Ping, Cobra, Callaway
  • Private lesson for adults and juniors
  • Group Lessons and Golf Clinics
  • Junior Development Program
$35    Juniors    35-minutes
$175  Juniors      5 Lessons (35 min.)
$60    Adults     45-minutes
$300  Adults       5 Lessons (45 min.)
$100  FITTING per Driver/Fairway & Hybrids/Irons/Wedges/Putter

**Fitting  Fee  50% off when clubs are purchased through The Courses at Watters Creek.
*** Matching Low Price Guaranteed!

Pro Bio

  • 11 Years Experience as a Teaching Professional
  • Adjunct Instructor:  The Golf Academy of America
  • Teaching experience  has come through:  Private Lessons, Junior Academy Program, Player Development Clinics, Summer Clinics and Advanced Clinics for Juniors, After school Programs and Get Golf Ready in 5 Days.
  • Teaching focus is with a diversity of ages and cultures
  • Certified Fitter with Titleist and Golfsmith International
  • Certified Club Builder
  • Jon spent 25 years in the Food & Beverage industry with two major corporations.  Jon  and Jeanie live in McKinney and call Texas and the Metroplex home

Tony LaBella
Golf Instructor

469-569-7931 || tplabel@msn.com

 

 
 
 
   
Programs Offered Lesson Pricing:
  • Club Fitting/Titleist, Adams, Taylor Made, Pilng, Cobra, Callaway
  • Private lesson s for adults and juniors
  • Group Lessons and Golf Clinics
  • Junior Development Programs

Adult                      Junior

60 Min                    $95                         $65
45 Min                    $75                         $55
30 Min                    $60                        $45
5 Pack                    $350  (45 min)       $200 (30 Min)
10 Pack                  $600 (45 min)        $350 (30 Min)
9-Hole Playing Lesson  $200               $150

Pro Bio

  • Teaching and Coaching the full swing and short game skills over 10 years
  • Head Golf Instructor at Bogart Golf Teaching Center
  • Written a detailed curriculum of the full swing
  • Produced audio CD’s of the full swing, short game, and mental focus techniques
  • All levels are welcome from beginner to advanced
  • Participate in Corporate Outings and Junior Clinics.
  • 2002 and 2003 Winner of the Wylie Moore Memorial
  • 2003 Winner of the Tenison  Park Championship




David Sherman, Golf Instructor/
Certified Club Fitter

972.510.7072
dsherman@me.com

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Programs Offered Lesson Pricing:
  • Private lesson for adults and juniors
  • Group Lessons and Golf Clinics
  • Junior Development Program
  • Women's Clinics
$35  Juniors   30-minutes
$40  Juniors  45-minutes
$50  Juniors  60-minutes
$200  Juniors   4 Lessons (60 min.)
$50  Adults   30-minutes
$70  Adults  45-minutes
$90  Adults  60-minutes

$200  Juniors   4 - one hour  lessons
$250  Juniors  6 - one hours lessons
$300  Juniors  8- one hours lessons

**Fitting  Fee  50% off when clubs are purchased through The Courses at Watters Creek.
*** Matching Low Price Guaranteed!

Pro Bio

•Certified Teaching Professional with over 25 years of teaching experience
•Get Golf Ready Certified
•Offers priveate lessons to all skill levels  as well as group lessons for ladies and juniors
•Co-Instructor for Teach the Teacher Seminar
•Instructor for Most Improved male and female at Canyon Creek CC – 2013
•Instructor of Most Improved student from Golf Academy of America - 2013
•Teaching Professional at Abilene CC for 16 years
•2-Time NCAA Coach of the Year
         •Taught many Juniors that have gone on to play collegiate golf


Matt Weibring - Web.Com Tour

  • Currently a member of the Web.com Tour
  • Member of the PGA Tour for 3 years
  • Played 6 years on the Nationwide Tour
  • Have played events on European, Australasian, and Canadian Tours
  • 2 time All-American at Georgia Tech
  • Played in 4 U.S. Amateurs & was ranked in the top 10 of the Golfweek Amateur rankings
  • 2 time Tapps State Champion while attending Bishop Lynch High School
  • Have grown up around the game and have spent time with other great players during my Dad’s career. (Peter Jacobsen, Jay Haas, Nick Price, Bruce Lietzke, Curtis Strange, Ben Crenshaw) to name a few
  • Have spent time and worked with many of the top teachers in the game. (Randy Smith, Jim Hardy, Chris Oconnell, Dave Pelz, Stan Utley, Marius Filmalter)
  • Have worked with some of the top instructors on the mental side. (Neale Smith, Deborah Graham, Chuck Hogan)
  • I have learned a lot about the body and the fitness side of golf through working with Troy Van Biezen, Ryan Overfurf, and Dr. Greg Rose at the Titleist Performance Institute
  • Have been a Titleist staff member from 2004-Present

Adult Lesson: 60 Min $100.00

9 Hole Playing Lesson: $250.00

Foursome Playing Lesson: $500.00

Contact
Cell: (214) 755-7761


Douglas R. Myer, PGA

(214) 326-2607
dmyer@pga.com

 
 
 
Personal Golf Coach Lesson Pricing
  • Range - full swing instruction with irons, hybrids, and metal woods
  • Short game - chipping/pitching and bunker shots
  • Putting - techniques to lower your stroke average
  • Course management – golf etiquette, and shot/club selection
  • Playing - on course lesson with the pro
Create your own package of 3 lessons per month
Special Rate of $175.00

Pro Bio

  • Instructor at The Courses at Waters Creek, Allen, TX 2013-present
  • Instructor at DA’s Golf Learning Center, Plano, TX 2012-2013
  • Certified Club Fitter at Boca West Country Club (rated #1 Best Private Club in Florida) 2007-2008
  • Instructor at Black Lake Golf Club, Onaway, MI (rated #25 Best Public Golf Course by Golf Digest) 2006-2007
    • Mentored by Pam Phipps, PGA Master Professional
    • Studied under Debbie Massey, 2 time champion of the Women’s British Open
  • Class A PGA Professional 2005
  • Head Professional and Instructor at Twin Books, Chesaning, MI 2004-2006
  • Varsity Golf Coach at Chesaning High School 2004-2006
  • 21 Club Junior Golf Tournament Director 2003-2005

Matthew Vahala, Golf Instructor/
Certified Club Fitter

214.223.8773
mvahala@yahoo.com

 

 
 
   
Programs Offered Lesson Pricing:
  • Private lesson for adults and juniors
  • Group Lessons and Golf Clinics
  • Junior Development Program
  • Saturday Junior Clinics
  • Women's Clinics
$50  Adults   30-minutes
$70  Adults  45-minutes
$85  Adults  60-minutes

$50  Juniors  45-minutes
$200  Juniors   5 –45 minute lessons
$350  Juniors  10-45 minute lessons

Saturday Clinics:
$35 per Clinic
All levels welcome (Ages 6-13)

**Fitting  Fee  50% off when clubs are purchased through The Courses at Watters Creek.
*** Matching Low Price Guaranteed!

Pro Bio

         •Teaching Professional with over 25 years of teaching experience
•Lead and Assistant Instructor in NTPGA Junior Camps
•Expertise in golf merchandise and club fitting
•Former Director of Instruction – Lake Park Golf Course – Lewisville, TX
•Specializes in full swing, short game and putting
•Loves to work with all levels and abilities.


Bob Jacobson

Putting Instructor

Cell: (714)-454-9091 

Email: rlj4golf@gmail.com

 

 
 
 
   

The Courses at Watters Creek Practice Center

Career Highlights

  • Adult:                               Junior:

    30 min $55                     30 min $45
  • Played Golf Professionally for 10 years on the Asian PGA Tour, South American Tour and Korea PGA Tour
  • Specialize in one on one individual putting lessons featuring feedback from the TOMI putting analyzer and The Ultimate Putting Trainer.
  • On course playing lessons.
  • Staff Member and Certified Club Fitter for Taylormade Golf. .
  • Mentored under  PGA Member Larry Tomoyasu at Brookside
  • Golf  Club, Pasadena, California
  • Creator of The Ultimate Putting Trainer.

 


Ann Sowieja

Golf Instructor

Cell: (214)-532-6763 

Email: asowieja@gmail.com

 

Programs Offered:
 
  • Private lesson s for Adults and Juniors
  • Group Lessons and Golf Clinics
  • Junior Development Program
 
   

Lesson Pricing:

Professional Bio

  • $35  Juniors   30-minutes
  • $60  Juniors   1 Hour (60 min.)
  • $75  Adults   1 Hour (60 min.)
 
  • PGAClassAMembersince1992
  • NTPGA Junior Camp Instructor
  • Specializes in full swing, short game and putting
  • Welcome stotal beginners, intermediate and advanced players
  • Taught many juniors who have gone onto play collegiate golf
  • Played 4 years on the WPGT (Women’s Professional Golf Tour)
  • Played on Southeast Asia (Asian Women’s Golf Tour)
  • Mentored by Patty Berg (OPGA Co-Founder and LPGA Hall of Fame Inductee)
  • Studied under Gail Davis (Instructor to 4 LPGA Hall of Fame Inductees)
  • Assisted world-renowned golf instructors including Jim Flick, Bob Toski, Paul Runyon, Chuck Cook and Dick Harmon in golf Digest and golf Magazine Golf Schools
  • As an instructor I am a firm believer in teaching the individual rather than a method or system. This challenge as an instructor is to find the best way to help the individual feel the movement of their golf swing, to learn it, and then own it.