Role: Director of Golf Serving Since: 2017
Steve is a dedicated Golf Professional with 32 years in the hospitality industry.
His professional career has been set up through a very supportive family life and a love for the game of golf. He played competitively in junior golf tournaments, his high school team (Trinity High School) in Euless, TX, and as a four-year, golf scholarship player at The University of Texas at Arlington.
His wife, Stephanie, is his best friend. They met when they were eleven years old, and have been married for 26 years. They are incredibly fortunate to have two beautiful daughters, Lauren (19), whom attends The University of North Texas, and Victoria (Tori) (16) a Junior in high school. They are his driving force and have allowed Steve to pursue his dreams of being a Golf Professional.
Steve feels very blessed to have collaborated with many wonderful people throughout his career: Four Seasons Resort and Club under (Scott Erwin, Cliff Bailey, Jim Bellington, and Mike Abbott-produced 3 PGA Merchandiser of the Year awards); Brook Hollow Golf Club (Robert Hoyt-a Houston Cougar, and Jerry D. Smith); St. James Bay (Eddie Clark – owner, dreamer, believer, achiever); Horseshoe Bay Resort (Glenn Lee-predecessor, and Mike Abbott). All of these people and places have developed and prepared Steve to be a part of the Kingwood family, and he is looking forward to another wonderful experience.
Role: Head Golf Professional Serving Since: 2014 Email Lisa Vaught
Lisa Vaught is the Head Golf Professional at The Clubs of Kingwood. Lisa started with the Club in 2014 as a Teaching Professional and quickly proved herself as a true leader and a favorite among Members. Lisa manages a team of Assistant Golf Pros and the Outside Services staff as well as providing assistance in all aspects of the golf operation, including staffing, payroll and all Membership Organization tournaments.
Lisa grew up in Knoxville, TN area and attended The University of Tennessee. She started in the PGA program in 1996 and has been a Class “A” PGA Professional since 2000. Lisa’s great wit and Tennessee draw make her an outstanding and well liked Instructor. She was the 2012 Golf Instructor of the Year in the Knoxville PGA Chapter.
Role: Director of Instruction, Golf Advantage School Serving Since: 2007 Phone Number: 281.358.2171
Role: Tournament Director Serving Since: 2017