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Danny Jones
Head Golf Professional
Danny joined the staff at Walden in 1992. Born in New York City, Danny was raised in Beaumont, Texas where he attended Lamar University. He began his career in golf at Beaumont Country Club in 1979. He also served apprenticeships at Henry Homberg Golf Course in Beaumont and The Club at Sonterra in San Antonio, Texas. Danny is a Class A member of the P.G.A. of America, Certified Titleist Club Fitter and a P.A.T. Examiner and a member of the South Texas P.G.A. Rules Committee.



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Superintendent of Golf Course and Grounds
Larry joined Walden in 1976 as Golf Course Superintendent. Born and raised in Navasota, Texas, Larry Graduated from Texas A&M University. Larry began his career as an Assistant Superintendent at April Sound Country Club in Montgomery, Texas. He is a Class A Member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, and has memberships in the Lone Star Golf Course Superintendents association, the South Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association and the Texas Turfgrass Association. Larry is also a Texas Department of Agriculture Certified Pesticide Applicator.

richardlee.jpg   Richard Lee
Assistant Golf Professional
Richard joined the Walden Staff in October 2008. He is a native of Kansas City and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1957 with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He was a pilot in the USAF for seven years and then flew twenty seven years for TWA. Before moving to Montgomery, Richard worked at Tiffany Greens Golf Club for six years. His passion, drive, and love for the game of golf helped him to win two of Kansas City’s most prestigious championships – Match Play Champion 1976 and Senior Stroke Play Champion in 2000.

Kevin   Kevin Lyles
Assistant Superintendent of Golf Course & Grounds
Kevin joined Walden Golf Course and Grounds department in April 2014. A native of Orlando, Florida he moved to Texas in 1978. Kevin graduated from Grayson Country Collage in 1992. He resides in New Cangey with his wife, son & daughter. Kevin comes to us from Club Corporations of America with over 30 years of experience. Kevin is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and the South Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association. Kevin a licensed Department of agriculture Pesticide Applicator.

ali   Alessandra Maurtua
Assistant Golf Professional
Alessandra joined the Walden staff as an Assistant Professional in May of 2012. She is on the tail-end of her journey as she goes through the PGA, PGM Program.

Originally from Lima, Peru, she has successfully played the game at a collegiate level while at High Point University in North Carolina where she was the top ranked player for the school with several top 10 finishes. She brings immense experience to the staff at Walden, and is excited about working to provide an invaluable experience to her students and to the members of Walden.

RobertSimpson.jpg   Robert Simpson
Assistant Golf Professional
Robert joined the Walden Golf Club staff in March of 2012 as an Assistance Professional and Teaching Professional. He began his career in golf at Woodlands Golf. He also served internship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity and Eugene Country Club in Oregon.

Robert is a Class A member of the PGA of America, Certified Titleist Club Fitter and a P.A.T. Examiner. Robert has worked closely with Ron Herridge to develop new programs meant for every golfer and is now leading the After School Jr Academy Program.
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Terry Alsup
PGA Teaching Professional
Terry Alsup is a PGA Teaching Professional at Walden Golf School. Terry joined our staff in April 2012. He comes to Walden from Las Vegas after working as Director of Instruction at John Jacobs Golf Schools. He became a PGA member in 1969 and has over 35 years of experience as a golf professional.