PGA DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION
30 YEAR PGA MEMBER
PEARLAND GOLF CLUB
Matt Schewe received the prestigious 2023 STPGA Eastern Chapter Harvey Penick Teacher of The Year Award. Matt has become one of the most sought-after PGA instructors in the Houston/Pearland area. Throughout his career, Matt has worked with famous golf instructors Peter Kostis and Dr. Gary Wiren.
Not long after graduating from the Professional Golf Management Program (PGA) at Ferris State University, Matt was hired as the Head Golf Professional and Director of Instruction at Texas A & M University.
Matt’s success followed him to Pearland Golf Club where he started The Matt Schewe School of Golf.
The Houston Press named him 2009 Teacher of the Year.
He has students as young as 4 years old. He has many high school players that have received golf scholarships to major colleges.
Matt believes in an “effortless golf swing” that is smooth and easy. He can teach anyone from small children, to beginners, to advanced golfers to play and improve at the great game of golf.
His teaching philosophy is to approach the game of golf and life with a positive attitude. He is always smiling and happy and if asked will tell you it is because he loves what he gets to do everyday!
Over the years, Matt has taught many notable students such as basketball stars, Penny Hardaway, Sam Cassell and Vernon Maxwell and NFL star Lemuel Stinson. He has had the privilege of teaching actors Kurt Russell and Sally Field and the famous rapper, Scarface. He has also taught countless other celebrities and professional athletes.
Check out his website: www.mattschewegolf.com
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Richard is a PGA Class A Golf Professional, and his background in the golf business has touched almost every phase of the golf industry during his 30+ year career. With his degree in Finance & Marketing from U.C. Berkeley and a degree in Golf Course Operations & Management, he began his golf career at a private golf course in the San Diego area which hosted an LPGA tour event. One of his junior students has gone on to be a 4-time winner on the PGA Tour and a member of the 2017 Presidents Cup Team. One of Richard’s favorite stops during his career in golf was with Senior Tour Players where he managed the construction of a 27-hole Johnny Miller Signature resort golf course in Las Vegas with consultation from Chi Chi Rodriguez. Richard was the Head Golf Professional Rio Secco Golf Club, home to Butch Harmon’s School of Golf and home to the Wendy’s Three Tour Challenge. Upon moving to Houston to be near family, Richard became a Certified Personal Coach with GolfTEC where quote “I learned more about the golf swing and how to make people better, faster than in my entire teaching career”. Richard is pleased to be leading the staff at Pearland Golf Club and helping ownership re-position the club into a vibrant place to enjoy the game we love while still enjoying his passion for teaching the game.
Matt has been in and around golf since a young age. He became a Class A PGA Golf Professional in 2013 after going to Sam Houston State University to graduate with his degree in Business Administration and Golf Management. With over thousands and thousands of golf lessons and club fittings, Matt is a go-to for golf instruction and club fitting. Matt teaches all ages and everyone who wants help to improve their game. Matt has built numerous junior and ladies lesson groups from scratch at his previous clubs. Matt has extensive training in golf operations and enjoys getting to know the golfers and members at the club. He has grown up in the Houston area all his life and has a wife and 2 girls. Matt is a HUGE Houston Astros fan and you can see him on gamedays supporting the Astros around the club.