Janean Murphy
Director of Instruction

For more than 12 years, Janean has provided exceptional instruction and improved the game of golf for players of all experience levels and ability. She will help you understand the game better, improve your swing and lower your score whether you are a man, a woman, a junior, an adult, a beginner, or a low handicap player.

In addition to providing golf lessons, as the Director of Instruction, Janean will develop, lead and oversee programs for players at every level to participate in. These programs will be focused on having fun, learning more about the game of golf, improving your swing, lowering your score and many other topics to help you enjoy your time at Oakhurst.

Janean has been a Class A member of the LPGA since 2004. After a successful high school and college golf career, she coached The Woodlands High School Lady Highlanders Golf Team to three consecutive Texas State Championships in 2001, 2002 & 2003. Janean further developed her teaching skills at Houston Country Club, Lakeside Country Club, WindRose Golf Club, Kingwood’s Golf Advantage School and Memorial Park Golf Club.

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Steve Martinez
First Assistant Golf Professional

Steve is a former Standout at Texas A&M International University where he captained the golf team from August 2013 until his graduation May 2017. In his time in college, Steve accumulated a career 74.3 Scoring Average and was named All-Conference in 2014, 2016, and 2017, while being nominated for Freshman of the year in 2013-14 and conference player of the year in 2015-16.
 
While in College, Steve was elected to be on the highest NCAA board of representatives serving on the NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee where he was the NCAA Board of Sportsmanship and Ethics Chairmen and helped passed over 100 pieces of legislation for Student-Athletes from 2014-2017.

Steve was also the Heartland Conference Student Athlete Advisory Chairman as well as the Texas A&M International Student- Athlete Advisory Chairman where he volunteered over 1000 hours of service work. Steve has done volunteer work with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis and Ft. Worth, Habitat for Humanity, Ronald McDonald House, Laredo Jr. Golf Association, and several others. Steve received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in May 2017 where his final GPA was 3.42. Steve was selected to the Dean's List in 2014,15,and 16. He was on the Heartland Conference President's List every year of college having at least a 3.0 GPA every semester while playing in at least 80% of his team's events. In 2015 Steve won the PGA of American Minority Collegiate National Championship in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Steve finished his collegiate career with 3 victories and 23 rounds of par or better.
 
Steve is originally from New Braunfels, Texas where he started playing golf at 7 years old under the instruction of PGA Pro's Lonny Alexander, Joseph Mendez, David Ogrin, and Chad Donegan. As a junior golfer, Steve competed in and won hundreds of STPGA, CTJGA, AJGA, and nationally ranked events- Starburst Jr. Golf Classic and Texas- Oklahoma Jr. Golf Classic. Steve represented U.S.A at the 2002 and 2005 North American Junior Golf Invitational in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Steve was the youngest member in History at the 2002 event.
 
Steve has competed in several Professional events and Mini Tour events. While in college, Steve started teaching junior golf in the Laredo Junior Golf Association where he mentored and taught kids aged 4-18. Steve oversaw 5 junior golfers who were awarded college scholarships and his students won 13 high school events in 2 years. Steve was the Director of Instruction and Tournament Director for the Central Texas Junior Golf School in Cibolo, Texas from 2015-2017 where many of his students were beginning golfers who went on to play on their middle school teams and high school teams. As of May 2018, Steve's students have won 22 high school events and 2 students have qualified for the Texas State Championships.
 
In August 2017, Steve moved to the Woodlands, Texas where he began working at The Woodlands Golf Trails and learned from legendary teaching pro Franci Betancourt. Steve became the Assistant Golf Professional at Augusta Pines in December where he taught several junior golfers and former club champions. He took over as the First Assistant Golf Professional at River Plantation Golf Club in May 2017 where he plans on becoming a certified PGA Professional and leading the Golf Course Junior Camps and teaching members and guests of the club.

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