Cole Smith has been a golf instructor since 1998. . In that time he has given thousands of lessons to both juniors and adults. Before coming to Massengale Golf , Cole was a Golf Professional at The Woodlands CC Palmer and Player courses as well as the TPC at The Woodlands. Cole was a 2001 and 2002 nominee for the Eastern Chapter Teacher of the Year award. Cole was featured in the May 24th, 2008 edition of Golfweek magazine with his former student and LPGA Tour Member, Stacy Lewis. Cole has also been featured in numerous editions of Houston Links Magazine. Cole has worked with many fine instructors, including the late Don Massengale, Jim McLean, Stan Utley, Robert Singletary and Mark Massengale. He describes his teaching philosophy as timeless with an emphasis on keeping it simple.
Brady Stapp has been an instructor with Massengale Golf since 2006. Brady graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University. Brady also had a very successful Junior Golf and High School career while at Brenham High School. Brady has developed into a fine instructor with many pleased students along the way. He was a student of Donnie Massengale as a junior golfer. His teaching techniques emphasize creating practice habits that generate results. The practice with a purpose mentality gives his students swing keys that work.
Lauren Gates has taught at Massengale Golf since graduating from Texas A&M University in 2009. While at Texas A&M University Lauren earned all Big Twelve Team Honors 2007 and 2008, was part of the 2006 and 2007 Big Twelve Championship Teams, earned NCAA and Big Twelve Academic All American Honors 2006-2009, and led her team to a school record 6th place finish in the 2008 NCAA Championship. She has a wealth of teaching and junior development knowledge having worked with Dick Harmon as a junior golfer.
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