General Manager Jeff DeFranco has come to Fair Oaks Ranch from Lost Creek Country Club. He has an extensive career of successfully running country clubs in Los Angeles and New York City. While in NYC, Jeff was instrumental in designing and building a 6 hole bent grass green practice facility to promote junior golf development targeting inner city youth for the City Parks Foundation of NYC. He's hosted major events including New York City's Mayor's Cup and the Long Beach Open. Jeff was also part of a four-person team that created a 17 million dollar attraction on the Las Vegas strip.
Deedy is the Director of Private Events and has been with Fair Oaks since October 2018 and loves making memorable moments. Deedy is originally from Cleveland, Ohio but has lived all over the U.S. She is planting roots in Texas and spends her free time with her family.
Role: Director of Golf
Serving Since: 1997
Phone Number: 210.582.6700
Phil has spent 27+ years in the golf business working in various capacities of the industry. He began his career as an Assistant golf professional from 1992 – 1997 at a municipal course in Illinois. He joined ClubCorp in 1997 at Brookhaven Country Club in Dallas, Texas. Served as Head Golf Professional at Brookhaven from 1998 – 2000. Relocated to Lakeway Golf Club, Austin, Texas as Head Professional from 2000 – 2004. Was named Head Golf Professional at Willow Creek Golf Club in Spring, Texas in February 2004 and held the position until July 2007. Became Director of Golf at Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club, Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas in July 2007 where he currently serves in that position.
Phil served as ClubCorp Regional Director of Golf for South Texas from 2008 – 2010 and is a TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor.
Current Golf Affiliations – PGA, Class A Professional
Favorite Quote: “Perfect shots are mostly accidental its how you manage your misses”
Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2002
Phone Number: 210.582.6700
Berny is a PGA Golf Professional and has been with Fair Oaks since September of 2002. He is originally from Bossier City, Louisiana. Berny strives to make every Fair Oaks Experience a memorable one.
Living in Texas gives Berny the opportunity to do what he loves as often as possible which is playing golf, fishing and hunting.
Role: Director of Tennis
Serving Since: 1997
Email Mike Vogl
Mike Vogl is from Albuquerque, New Mexico where he started playing the game of tennis at the young age of 14. He was the 4A High school state champion in New Mexico. Mike graduated from the University of Arkansas where he played his college tennis from 1974-78 and still holds the winningest percentage in a single season for doubles at .966. His record still stands at 28 – 1.
He played the USTA satellite pro circuit and was the USTA National champion for 35, 40, 45 in doubles and was ranked #1 in the country in 35 and 40. Mike was the Captain of the Men’s 45 Division/USTA Texas Section team that when on to win the National Team championship in 2002. Mike is a USPTA Certified Professional 1 and was the USPTA National Champion for Men’s 45 division in 2002.
He began his professional career in Houston at Westside Tennis Club in 1980 and continued as the Director of Tennis at Quail Valley Country Club (also with Club Corp) from 1990 to 1997. He has served on the National Tennis Committee for ClubCorp from 2005-2007.
Mike’s chance to join Fair Oaks came in 1997 and he’s been with us ever since.
Role: Director of Operations
Serving Since: 2015
Email Ray Garcia
Role: Director of Golf Course Maintenance
Serving Since: 2016
Email Craig Felton
Executive Chef, Shaun Hinson, comes to Fair Oaks Ranch Golf and Country Club with over 20 years of culinary experience. His culinary resume reads like a who’ who’s of exclusive eateries, including The Ford Plantation, Sea Pines Country Club, Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront where he maintained their four-diamond status and most recently Shaun worked in collaboration with the James Beard award-winning celebrity Chef, Sam Choy at the Holoholo Grill located in the Koloa Landing Resort, Kauai Island.
Fair Oaks Ranch Golf and Country Club could not be more excited to welcome someone of Shaun’s culinary caliber here to the Ranch. If you see Shaun be sure to give him a great Fair Oaks welcome.
Role: Kids Club Coordinator
Serving Since: 2020
Email Nancy Frias
My name is Nancy Frias, and I am an experienced former teacher driven by passion for the love of children. I take pride in providing the best experience possible. My goal includes to establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment where children have fun, meet new friends and are always supervised. In additional to my primary job functions, I am an active volunteer with non-profit organizations with a strong commitment in Child Advocacy.