Meet our Golf Professionals



Alex Abbruzza 

 

Alex is the Head Golf Professional at Bayou Oaks at City Park. He came to City Park in February of 2017, to help open the South Course. Prior to New Orleans, Alex worked at TPC Sawgrass in Jacksonville, Florida as an Assistant Golf Professional for four years. While at TPC Sawgrass he gained membership to the PGA of America and certifications through the PGA in Player Development and Golf Operations. The North Florida PGA Section voted Alex the Assistant Golf Professional of the year in 2017. Originally from Seattle, Alex got his start in the golf industry as a caddie at Sahalee Country Club. He would go onto work at several top facilities in the Pacific Northwest and attend the University of Idaho. 

Lee Wiston

Lee is an Assistant Golf Professional at Bayou Oaks at City Park. Lee was born and raised in New Milford, Connecticut and attended the Professional Golfer Career College in Hilton Head, South Carolina. He graduated at the top of his class earning Valedictorian honors and receiving an associate degree in Professional Golf Management. While in school he worked as outside operations staff at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head. Upon graduation he was promoted as one of the Assistant Professionals. He most recently accepted an Assistant Professional job at Bayou Oaks at City Park in New Orleans. Lee is currently enrolled in level 1 of the PGA/PGM program and hopes to become a Head Professional in the future. His joy in golf is teaching and club fitting. He has volunteered his time to the First Tee of the Low Country, IJGT tournaments, and the Heritage PGA event at Harbour Towne. He is a certified KBS and True Temper shaft fitter and was certified thru the First Tee and El’s for Autism in the correct way to teach the game of golf to children with Autism.

 

Will Heirtzler

Will is an Assistant Golf Professional at Bayou Oaks at City Park. Will is from Pineville, Louisiana and attended Mississippi State University. He has been at Bayou Oaks since November of 2018 and his goal is to grow the game of golf and have fun while doing it. Since he was kid, his passion for the game has run deep and he brings that passion with him to Bayou Oaks. Will enjoys giving lessons to people of all ages and skill sets and is available for $65 for 45-minute sessions or you can purchase a 3-lesson package for $150. 







 




Golf Programs



Golf Lessons

Our skilled team of PGA Professionals and Apprentices offer lessons to golfers of all abilities. 
For more information, please call 504.483.9410


PGA Jr. League

PGA Jr. League is a game changing opportunity for boys and girls to learn and play golf. The program brings family and friends together around fun, team golf experiences with expert coaching from PGA and LPGA professionals. 

Nike Junior Golf Camps


Nike Junior Golf Camps offers a variety of programs designed for the needs of each camper. Every facet of the
game is covered and players can immerse themselves in the sport for an entire week.
Please see
Nike Junior Golf Camps, Bayou Oaks at City Park


The First Tee

The First Tee of Greater New Orleans 
offers weekly programming at Bayou Oaks. 

Learn More About The First Tee


 

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