We begin 2017 spotlighting Alan Coe. Coe is currently the director of golf at Tascosa Golf Club in Amarillo. He was elected to PGA Membership in 1987, and has spent time at other facilities like McCamey Country Club, Canyon Country Club and Bentwood Country Club. Alan and his wife of 33 years Kimberly have two children, son Seth (29) and daughter Sara (27). Below are a few more interesting things that you may not have known about Alan.
What do you love about the golf business? I enjoy interacting with people, I am a people person and I love making my students enjoy the game of golf.
Who got you started in the game? My dad.
Did you play college golf? Yes, Midland Junior College and McNeese State in Lake Charles, LA.
What is your most memorable moment in golf? Probably when my high school golf team qualified for the State Championship in 1976. We didn't do great at the state tournament, but being 1 of 8 teams to make it that far was a great team accomplishment for us.
Where is your favorite golf destination that you have played? Pinehurst #2.
Who makes your dream foursome? Jack Nicklaus, Payne Stewart, Arnold Palmer and me.
Have you played golf with anyone famous? Ryan Palmer.
What is a course that you wish you could play but have yet to have an opportunity to do so? Augusta National.
What is something interesting about yourself that other members may not know about you? I have three grandchildren and two more on the way!
What are some of your hobbies? Hunting and yard work.
What is your favorite type of music? Country.
What is the best golf book that you would recommend?Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect – Bob Rotella
What is your go-to karaoke song? "Amarillo By Morning"...of course!