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Hawkeye Valdez

Director of Player Developemnt


PGA Crest

Denton, TX
Oakmont Country Club, Corinth, TX

About Thomas

Online and In Persons lessons are avaliable

Thomas is originally from El Paso, Texas and has been in the golf industry for 25 years, teaching professionally for 18 of them!

Thomas spent the last 10 years teaching at GOLFTEC in Houston, TX where he earned awards for outstanding accomplishments in instruction including 2020-2022 Golf Digest Best Young Instructors in the country, Golf Digest 2022-2025 Best Teachers in Texas. Thomas has also been published in Golf Digest 2020 issue #1 “20 Tips You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Before” , Golf Digest 2023 September issue “Stay Down a Beat Longer”.






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I learned how to truly play golf and hit consistent shots.Thomas is such an amazing golf coach, but better than that he is an amazing person and mentor.

Turner Chiles


Thomas, not only cares about what it takes to make you successful golfer, but he also wants you to enjoy the game and the process of improving your game. I not only improved my golf swing but also more importantly, golf course management.

Robert Leisten


Thomas was always very patient with me as my golf coach while I managed to reduce my handicap from 30 to a 13. I highly recommend Thomas as a coach at all levels to both men and/or ladies.

Mike Englert

Thomas's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

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Thomas's Facilities

Oakmont Country Club

Corinth TX

*Coaching available to public

1901 Oakmont Dr, Corinth, TX 76210

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