SOURCE: Royal Oaks Country Club

Royal Oaks Country Club

June 16, 2010 16:39 ET

Royal Oaks Country Club Announces Jim Phenicie Southern Texas PGA Teacher of the Year as the New Director of Instruction

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) -  Royal Oaks Country Club announced today the appointment of Jim Phenicie as the new Director of Instruction starting June 1, 2010. A Houston native, Jim Phenicie is one of the most sought after teachers in South Texas. Throughout his life, Jim has been mentored by some of the best instructors in the country. Names like Hank Haney, Jim Flick, and Chuck Cook are just a few of the teachers that shaped Jim's ideas today. Jim's awards have matched his reputation over the years as he is a four time Teacher of the Year within the Southern Texas PGA Section and Chapter. He is also a nominee for GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Teachers in America as well as a Golf Digest Best Teachers in State selection. Jim has also been recognized by GOLF Magazine as one of their Best Regional Instructors in the Southern US.

Jim has been a member of the Titleist Leadership Advisory Staff for 15 years and was a faculty member on the Titleist Prominent Fitting Team where he trained other PGA Professionals in the art of custom fitting. His skills and relationship with Titleist designates Royal Oaks as an Advanced FittingWorks Center, one of only 50 in the United States for Titleist Golf.

Jim has a passion for helping Members become better players and enjoy their game as well as bringing new golfers into the game. "We are very excited that Jim has joined the Royal Oaks team," comments David Altemus, General Manager. "I am confident that the personal values and commitment to excellence that he has demonstrated in the past will be a tremendous asset to Royal Oaks Country Club." 

Royal Oaks Country Club is a private equity Club with 840 luxurious homes and estate home sites. The exclusive, gated community with a 24-hour manned gatehouse is located in the heart of Houston just eight miles west of The Galleria on Westheimer Road. Royal Oaks Country Club features luxury amenities including the Fred Couples 18-hole, world class, private golf course; an exquisite main clubhouse with gourmet dining; a sports club complete with a full fitness center; a tennis complex and an expansive aquatics center. The Club offers Equity Golf, Junior Golf, Executive, Sports Club and Spa and Social Memberships. For more information, please call Royal Oaks Country Club Membership at 281.899.3207 or visit online at

Contact Information

    David Altemus
    General Manager