Golf Professionals

Our staff of Golf Professionals offer private and semi-private lessons as well as numerous weekly and seasonal clinics.

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LANCE PATTERSON

Director of Golf
PGA Class A Professional
lpatterson@dacstaff.org

After graduating from Baylor University in 1996, Lance Patterson joined Houston Country Club as their Assistant Golf professional, where he was mentored by some of the best golf pros in the world. Paul Marchand and Gordon Johnson were among the list of greats that Lance was privileged to work with and were enormous influences on his life and his teaching philosophy. Lance joined Dallas Athletic Club in 2008.

2004 NTPGA West Texas Chapter Teacher of the Year 
2005 NTPGA West Texas Chapter Teacher of the Year 
2006 NTPGA West Texas Chapter Teacher of the Year 
2007 NTPGA West Texas Chapter Teacher of the Year 
2007 NTPGA Section Horton Smith Award 
2008 NTPGA West Texas Chapter Teacher of the Year 
2008 NTPGA Section Teacher of the Year

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KEVIN NETTLES

Golf Course
Superintendent
knettles@dacstaff.org

Kevin has been with the Dallas Athletic Club for 34 years. Kevin began as an hourly worker as he attended school. In 1986 Kevin became the assistant superintendent under his father Clyde. When Clyde retired in 1999 Kevin was given the Golf Course Superintendent position. Kevin was named the 2013 Superintendent of the year by the North Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association.

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LARRY MUSKOPF

PGA Golf Professional
larry.muskopf@gmail.com

Lawrence Muskopf is a PGA Professional in Dallas, TX. The PGA of America comprises 27,000 men and women professionals with one singular goal in mind - to make the game of golf more enjoyable for you.

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SHELLY DAVIS

PGA Golf Professional
sdavis@dacstaff.org

Prior to joining Dallas Athletic Club in August of 2012, Shelly worked for the River Oaks Country Club in Houston, TX for 15 years. She was mentored by the late Dick Harmon and Bruce Davidson. She graduated from University of Texas, Austin, TX, earning a BS Degree in Kinesiology and Applied Learning and Development. Shelly was four-year Letterman for the Lady Longhorn Golf Team. She was recognized by the Southern Texas PGA Eastern Chapter when she was nominated for the Junior Golf Leader Award for two straight years (2010-2011). She is a skilled instructor, player and a consummate promoter of the game of golf.

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MIGUEL AGUILAR

PGA Apprentice
Golf Professional
maguilar@dacstaff.org

Miguel Aguilar is a PGA Apprentice in Dallas, TX. The PGA of America comprises 27,000 men and women professionals with one singular goal in mind - to make the game of golf more enjoyable for you.

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JAMIE CARON

PGA Apprentice
Golf Professional
jcaron@dacstaff.org

Jamie joined the Dallas Athletic Club staff after working at Preston Trail Golf Club, where he was a caddy. He has caddied in many high profile events including the 2012 HP Byron Nelson. He is originally from South Windsor, Connecticut where he was on the varsity golf and hockey team. He attended Southern Connecticut State University for two years where he was on the hockey team. After college, he moved to Charleston, South Carolina where he played minor league hockey.

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ANDY CARTER

PGA Apprentice Golf Pro
& Golf Starter

Andy joined the DAC team in April 2014. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology, with a Minor in Education in 2007 from Texas A&M University-Commerce. He played golf for the university for 4 years as a walk-on. He is currently on Level 1 of the PGA Apprentice Program, hoping to become a PGA Professional in the near future. If you haven’t met him yet, he’ll be the big guy in the Pro Shop most likely wearing bright colors…which of course, match his personality.