Summit Golf School originally known as Massengale Golf took on a new name in the fall of 2017. With a new name came a more tailored approach to every service we have to offer. The process of playing the best golf of your life is our passion. We are committed to helping you develop your golf game at every level. Whether you are the social golfer or the junior golfer trying to compete at the next level we have a program for you. Our staff has over 30 years of teaching experience and is constantly researching and keeping educated on new learning methods and techniques. We have competed at every level of golf from beginner junior golfers all the way to professional golf. We have been there, we know what each stage is like and what it takes. Golf is a game for life and we hope to share our passion with you. Are you ready to reach your summit?
Cole has been a golf instructor since 1998. In that time he has given thousands of lessons to both juniors and adults. Before coming to Summit Golf School , Cole was a Golf Professional at The Woodlands CC Palmer and Player courses as well as the TPC at The Woodlands. Cole was a 2001 and 2002 nominee for the Eastern Chapter Teacher of the Year award. Cole was featured in the May 24th, 2008 edition of Golfweek magazine with his former student and LPGA Tour Member, Stacy Lewis. Cole has also been featured in numerous editions of Houston Links Magazine. Cole has worked with many fine instructors, including the late Don Massengale, Jim McLean, Stan Utley, Robert Singletary and Mark Massengale. He describes his teaching philosophy as timeless with an emphasis on keeping it simple.
Brady has been an instructor with Summit Golf School since 2006. Brady graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University. Brady also had a very successful Junior Golf and High School career while at Brenham High School. Brady has developed into a fine instructor with many pleased students along the way. He was a student of Donnie Massengale as a junior golfer. His teaching techniques emphasize creating practice habits that generate results. The practice with a purpose mentality gives his students swing keys that work.
Lauren has taught at Summit Golf School since graduating from Texas A&M University in 2009. While at Texas A&M University Lauren earned all Big Twelve Team Honors 2007 and 2008, was part of the 2006 and 2007 Big Twelve Championship Teams, earned NCAA and Big Twelve Academic All American Honors 2006-2009, and led her team to a school record 6th place finish in the 2008 NCAA Championship. She has a wealth of teaching and junior development knowledge having worked with Dick Harmon as a junior golfer.
Matt Eschenburg has been instructor with Summit Golf School since 2015. Matt graduated from The Woodlands High School in 2006 and was a member of 2005 State Championship Team. He played collegiate golf at the University of Houston 2008-2011 under Jonathan Dismuke. During his tenure he was named Conference USA player of the week twice. Matt turned professional in 2012 and played on the Adams Tour, E Golf Tour, and Hooters/Swing Thought Tour. He was a student of Donnie Massengale’s for 10 years.
Julie is a proud native west Texan growing up in small town Snyder, TX where she learned to love the game of golf playing along side her dad and his buddies as a junior golfer. She won a team state championship in 1997 with Snyder High School and in 2000 won a National Championship with Mary Hardin-Baylor. Julie started her golf career as assistant teaching professional at The Club at Carlton Woods from 2001-2009 and ran both ladies and junior programs and leagues. She brought TGA Premier Junior Golf to north Houston area schools in 2009 and got to teach thousands of students the basics of golf through after school enrichment programs and PE classes.
Allie Andersen grew up in The Woodlands and was part of The Woodlands High School golf team before playing collegiately at the University of Houston. As a Cougar Allie earned 2017-18 All-American Athletic Conference honors, was named the American Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week (April 5, 2017), was a 2016-17 WGCA All-American Scholar, and named to the 2016-17 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. Allie has been a part of Summit Golf School since enrolling in our Summer Camp many years ago. She has worked with Cole Smith as her instructor throughout her junior and collegiate career. Allie comes to us with a wealth of knowledge in playing at every level and knowing what it takes to improve your game.
John became a member of the PGA in 1995. He started his career in Minnesota before coming back home to the Houston area and serving as Head Golf Professional at The Woodlands County Club, Golf Professional at Shadow Hawk Golf Club and Director of Golf at Houston Oaks. John has extensive teaching experience with golfers of all ages and skill levels, including beginners through professionals. In 2001, he was presented the Southern Texas PGA’s Eastern Chapter Junior Golf Leader Award. John has competed in multiple Minnesota and Texas State Opens, and in 2010, he qualified and competed in the Club Professional National Championship in French Lick, Indiana. John has worked with and has been influenced by some of the most legendary golf instructors in the country, including Paul Marchand, Charlie Epps, Richard Cromwell, Don Massengale, Carol Mann and Dick Harmon.
Our experience at Summit Golf School has been exceptional. Their approach is easy for kids to understand and makes it fun for them.
Summit Golf School has brought me to a potential I never knew I had. From precise instruction to a flawless fitting the Summit has improved my game from day one.
Summit Golf School has not only taught my son the fundamentals of golf, he has made learning fun. We are impressed by our son’s progress each and every week. Thanks to coach Matt golf is officially my son’s favorite sport.