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Lars "Olle" Karlstrom

PGA General Manager/Head Golf Professional - Deerwood

Nate Gumm

Director of Membership Sales & Marketing
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Lori Becknell

Membership Director

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Private Events Director
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Food and Beverage Director
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Director of Golf

Lisa Vaught

Head Golf Professional

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Lars "Olle" Karlstrom

Role:PGA General Manager/Head Golf Professional - Deerwood
Serving Since:1992

Olle was born in Ohio and raised in a small suburb, Greenhills, just North of Cincinnati. He is a 1985 graduate of the University of Mississippi and a proud quarter century member of the PGA of America. Kingwood is where he met his wife, Jen, who is not only a native Texan but also a graduate of Kingwood High School. Olle and Jen have three wonderful children Signe, Helena, and Lars.  Both of their girls are active and their interests include cross-country, dance, and Girl Scouts. Our son, Lars is in Pre-Kindergarten and a member of the Super Best Buddy Club.  They all are active golfers and look forward to move to the Lone Star State this summer. 

ClubCorp & Industry History
Olle has worked at several ClubCorp Clubs including Raintree Country Club in Charlotte, Deane Hill Country Club in Knoxville, and Beckett Ridge Country Club in Cincinnati. Olle was an Assistant Golf Professional at Kingwood Country Club from 1992 – 1996.  Since leaving Kingwood CC, Olle has served Members and fellow Employee Partners at Quail Hollow C.C., just east of Cleveland, OH.  (19 years - through February 2015) as their PGA Director of Golf.  Olle joined our team in March of this year.