Team Of Coaches
We take pride in our coaching programs and value we provide to golfers. we have spent many years becoming an expert in this game, and it is our goal to provide each golfer with an enjoyable experience with world class coaching and resources for player development. Each coach is trained in the Golf Performance Group player development model.
JJ WOOD, PGA
Director of Instruction
As director of instruction at Golf Performance Group, it is my goal to provide the best and most enjoyable experience while improving their game faster than traditional golf instruction. Myself and all coaches want to teach golfers of all ages and abilities simple strategies and concepts through our programs, practice styles and private lessons.
Head Coach Lesson Rates
1-hour rate – $100
Game Evaluation (90-Min) – $130
Becca Carey, LPGA
BECCA CAREY, Head Coach
Becca Carey is a Class A Member of the LPGA. She has been a teaching professional for the last twenty years. Her career started at Memorial Park in Houston after a major renovation of the golf course. She was then a golf and teaching professional in Palm Springs California for fifteen years teaching with some of the top teachers in the industry. She has had the opportunity to teach and learn with Ed Sehl, Sandra Palmer, Jane Blalock, Kathy Whitworth, Sandra Haynie, and Fred Shoemaker. Also while in the Palm Springs area, taught in the world renowned John Jacobs Golf School. Becca came back to Houston in 2011 to work for GolfTec and taught over four thousand lessons in two years. She was a senior instructor with Matt Swanson’s School of golf at Clear Creek Golf Course. She has taken the Level One TPI workshop for fitness in the golf swing and is a certified US Kids golf coach. Becca was nominated in 2007 and 2008 as one of the top 50 US Kids instructors in the nation. She is a certified club fitter and works with Trackman as well as V1 software for lessons. One of Becca’s strengths in teaching is her good communication as well as excellent people skills. She has the ability to put the students at ease so that the learning process is fun as well as beneficial.
Peter Buentello, PGA Associate
Peter Buentello, Head Coach
Peter came to Golf Performance Group after serving as Head Golf Professional at Wildcat Golf Club. During his time as a golf professional, Peter has been able to learn inside the ropes at PGA Tour venues, from various NCAA golf coaches and world-class teaching professionals. Peter also caddied in a PGA Tour event, the 2018 Valero Texas Open.
GPG Coach Lesson Rates
1-hour rate – $80
Game Evaluation (90-Min) – $100
Shawn Donnelly, PGA Associate
Shawn played college golf at Western Illinois University, a division one program in Macomb, Illinois. A few years after leaving college he decided to pursue a career in the golf industry and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona to work at Mirabel. After three years, he moved to Park City, Utah to work at Glenwild Golf Club & Spa in the summer, while also working at The Silverleaf Club in Scottsdale during the winter months. He moved to Houston in May 2017 and is very happy to have joined the team here at Northgate Country Club.