Meet the Golf Staff

Chris Kohler

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2015
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Chris Kohler was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Highland Park High School, where he was a member of the 4-year state championship golf team. After high school, he attended The University of Mississippi and worked as Head Sous Chef at a local restaurant while attending classes. After returning to Dallas, Chris began his career in the golf industry.

Chris began working at Brookhaven Country Club as a bag room attendant and quickly earned a position as Assistant Golf Professional. Two years later, he accepted a position as an Assistant Golf Professional at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, where he helped host the Colonial Invitational for four years.

After serving the members of Colonial Country Club, Chris found his new home at Stonebriar Country Club, where he joined the professional staff in 2014. Over the last 4 years, he has had the great pleasure of working with his fellow professional staff members to serve the esteemed membership of Stonebriar Country Club. Thanks to the generosity of the Stonebriar membership, Chris was able to earn his “Class A” PGA membership in 2017.

When he is away from the club, he enjoys spending time with his wife, MacKenzie, and hunting with his dogs, Birdie and Bogey.

Jane Richards

Role: Tournament Sales Director
Serving Since: 2001
Phone Number: 972.625.5050 x492
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Jane began her career in Golf Tournament Sales in 2000 at the Tribute Golf Club in the Colony, TX. 

She joined Stonebriar Country Club for the first time in September, 2001. Her responsibilities included serving as the liaison for Member Golf Outings and working  closely with the Westin Resort and Golf Club guests that booked outings on the Fazio Resort Course. She accepted a position as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, TX in June of 2003. Jane joined the Stonebriar family in May of 2015 as the Tournament Sales Director.

Jason Brown

Role: Fazio Golf Shop Manager
Serving Since: 2000
Phone Number: 972.668.8748
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Jason was raised in Sherman, Texas where he competed in a variety of sports such as basketball, football, and baseball. He lettered in baseball at Sherman High School where he graduated in 1995. He went on to play golf at Austin College in Sherman, earning Academic All-Conference honors his last two years. Jason graduated from Austin College in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Jason grew up playing recreational golf with family but fell in love with the game in college. Outside of playing golf, Jason enjoys fishing, basketball, and softball.  Jason has been with Stonebriar since the fall of 2000, recently being promoted to Golf Shop Manager at the Fazio Course. He loves working with golfers of all types. Jason feels especially comfortable working with left-handed golfers, since he is indeed left-handed. Jason recognizes every golf swing is different and believes the golf instructor should conform to the student instead of trying to make the student conform to the instructor. 

He feels the best part of the job is getting outside and playing golf with Members. He currently lives in McKinney.