Tom Jones is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Oak Tree National Golf Club in Edmond. His extensive history in the game includes previous instrumental roles in the development of the Golf Club of Oklahoma in Broken Arrow, Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater and The Blessings in Fayetteville, Ark.
A four-time All-American at Oklahoma State University who led the Cowboys to the 1976 national championship, Tom won the Magnolia Classic on the PGA Tour in 1981 but saw his professional career cut short by a back injury.
A native of Tulsa, Tom and wife Norma Jean have three daughters, Jennifer, Jessica (deceased), and Tommye.
Dean Blevins has spent the past 30 years in various roles in journalism in Oklahoma and since 2001 has been Sports Director at KWTV in Oklahoma City. He is a regular on the popular Total Dominance Hour on The Sports Animal and spent 14 years as a sideline reporter and analyst for ABC, CBS and ESPN.
A two-time Emmy Award winner and eight-time winner of the Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year award as voted by the National Sportscaster and Sportswriter’s Association, Dean was recently inducted as a Distinguished Alumni by the Gaylord School of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma.
Dean was a three-sport All-State selection and was both the Jim Thorpe and Oklahoma Coaches’ Association Oklahoma High School Athlete of the Year in 1974. From 1974-’77 he was a quarterback on two national championship and four Big Eight championship teams at OU and the last OU athlete to letter in football and basketball in the same season.
An avid golfer and member at Oak Tree National, Dean and his wife Sarah live with their son Carson and two stepsons, Chris and Ross Gilbert.
Mike Carter has been the Director of Athletics at Oral Roberts University since 1994 after practicing business and sports law in Tulsa for 21 years. He has served with the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Committee for the past sixteen years having chaired the Committee for five years. He was the chair of the Summit League Joint Council of athletic directors and senior women’s administrators and serves on the Executive Committee of the NCAA Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association.
In 2012, he was named the NCAA Division I Athletic Director of the Year for the Central Region after the ORU programs captured nine Commissioner’s Cups, won 145 Regular Season & Tournament Championships, sent 80 teams to NCAA Tournaments, produced 88 All-Americans, and had 3 NCAA Track Champions. ORU student athletes have had an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 or better for 17 of the last 18 seasons.
Mike chaired the Marshal Committees for the 2001 U.S. Open, the 2007 PGA Championship and the 2009 U.S. Amateur, as well as serving on other committees for major golf championships in 1977, 1982, and 1994 and PGA Tour Championships in 1995 and 1996 at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, where he is a 5 time club champion.
He serves and has served on numerous non-profit boards including the Southern Hills Country Club Board of Governors. Mike has been honored by the Tulsa Sports Commission as the 2006 Sportsman of the Year and the Sigma Chi Fraternity with its prestigious Significant Sig Award in 2014. He and his family were named the Family of the Year in 1994 by Family and Children’s Services of Tulsa.
Mike obtained a B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University in 1970 and a J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1972. He and his wife, Paula, have two grown children, Lizz and Cason and three grandsons. Their son Scott died in 1993 of childhood cancer.
John A. Clerico of Tulsa, Okla., graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1963 with a bachelor’s degree in general business. He is currently the Chairman and owner of ChartMark Investments, Inc., an independent advisory firm that manages equity funds for individuals and small pension funds, based in Tulsa, Okla. He co-founded the firm in 2000 and in addition to his role as chairman serves as the registered financial adviser, where he leads the everyday portfolio management and strategic direction of the firm.
He completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Missouri and University of Colorado. Clerico went on to work as the Financial Officer for Conoco, Inc. & Phillips Petroleum Company from 1965 to 1983. He then became the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for Union Carbide Corp. Finally, before co-founding ChartMark, Clerico worked for Praxair, Inc., where he held several positions, including the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director.
Cary Cozby is the PGA Director of Golf at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa. He is the 63rd recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award. The highest annual honor given to a PGA of America Professional.
Cozby boasts an award-winning résumé in golf, having spent over two decades earning the respect of his peers and those who have served alongside him. He also is an accomplished competitive golfer and a 15-time South Central PGA Section award winner. Cozby’s career is defined by his leadership and mentoring excellence. His commitment to teaching and training PGA Golf Management University program interns, who represent the next generation of PGA Professionals, is widely regarded by his peers. Cary follows in the footsteps of his mentor and father, Jerry Cozby, the 1985 PGA Golf Professional of the Year. They are the first-ever, father-son combination to win the award.
Everett Dobson serves as Chief Executive Officer for Dobson Technologies. He is a co-owner of Oak Tree National. Dobson was part of the purchase group that bought the Seattle Supersonics, now the Oklahoma City Thunder. He is involved in thoroughbred breeding and racing, is a Trustee for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, and a member of The Jockey Club. He also owns and operates a ranch in Western Oklahoma.
Everett was born in Guthrie, Okla., and grew up in Cheyenne, Okla. He obtained a degree in Economics from Southwestern Oklahoma State University where he was a four-year golf letterman. He was a three-time All-OIC selection and two-time All-District Nine honoree. Dobson was inducted into SWOSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996 and received the Distinguished Alumni award in 2000.
He is a Past President of Oklahoma Golf Association and he served eight years on the USGA Junior Committee. He’s also the past chairman of the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame.
Everett founded Dobson Communications Corporation, which became one of the largest wireless service providers in the U.S. before its sale to AT&T in November 2007.
Everett has been a member of the Board of Directors for the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum since 2000. He recently completed a two-year term as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dobson is also Vice Chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
Everett and his wife, Jeanetta, reside in Oklahoma City. They have three daughters, and four grandchildren.
Lew Ellen Erickson (Lew) is Executive Vice President at First Oklahoma Bank in Tulsa, Ok. She has been in the Oklahoma banking industry since 1984.
Lew has served on numerous non-profits board. She is currently on the Tulsa Sports Commission and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Sooner Chapter Boards, as well as the Northeast Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes Advisory Board. She is a past chair of the Tulsa Chapter of the American Heart Association.
Lew has volunteered for the USGA since 1993, serving on the US Girls’ Junior Committee and then being named to the USGA Women’s Committee in 2009. In 2011, 2012 and 2013, she chaired the USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. She also served as the Junior Chair for the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Association for five years. She was a committee chair for the 1994 PGA Championship, 1995 and 1996 Tour Championship, 2001 US Open at Southern Hills, as well as 1999 Women’s NCAA Championship at Tulsa CC.
Lew graduated in 1981 from Oklahoma State University and played on the varsity golf team for four years. She is a member at Tulsa Country Club and Karsten Creek Golf Club. Before the age of five, Lew was introduced to the game of golf by her mother, a championship amateur golfer.
Susan Parr Ferguson is the President of the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Association. In 2014 she was asked to join the WOGA Board of Directors and served in various roles including Secretary, Vice President, WOGA’s Chair of Development and Fundraising before becoming President in 2018.
Susan is a native of Lawton, Okla., and a graduate of University of Oklahoma with a BA in Communication and Masters in Public Administration. Susan has volunteered in numerous golf events including the 1988 PGA at Oak Tree Golf Club, the 2006 Senior PGA at Oak Tree Golf Club, and the 2014 Senior US Open at Oak Tree National. She has also served as Oak Tree’s Women’s Golf Association President leading the Interclub team to victory in 2017.
Susan and her husband Tom live in Edmond and are members of Oak Tree. They have one daughter, one son and three granddaughters.
Tim Fleming is the PGA Head Professional at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club, a post he has held since 2008, having previously been head professional at Quail Creek Golf & CC in Oklahoma City from 2003-2008 and head professional and general manager at The Trails Golf Club in Norman from 1996-2002.
Tim has won numerous awards from the PGA South Central Section, is past president of the section and was the 1998 South Central Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year.
Tim has consistently been one of the finest players in the region. He has been the section Player of the Year eight times, won the Section Match Play Championship seven times, the Section Championship five times and the Section PNC Championship twice. He has qualified for and competed in five PGA Championships.
Fleming, a native of Oxford, Miss., was a first-team All-American at Oklahoma State, graduating in 1987. He, wife Ellen, son Thomas and step-son Patrick reside in Oklahoma City.
Michael Henderson is the Owner of Henderson Golf Holdings which holds The Golf Club of Edmond LLC, Henderson Golf Management LLC, Lakeside Memorial Golf Course LLC, and Henderson Acquisitions LLC.
Michael is a second-generation PGA Professional and one of the most decorated PGA Professionals in the country. He currently sits on the National PGA Board of Control, South Central PGA Board of Directors, South Central PGA Executive Committee, and the South Central PGA Foundation. Michael is a past PGA Professional of the Year, PGA Player of the Year, PGA Youth Development Leader, PGA Merchandiser of the Year, and US Kids Top 50 Instructor.
Michael played collegiately at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He has qualified for nine PGA tour events and has captured over 20 professional events throughout his career. He is a current member at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Louise Stekoll Blumenthal Johnson has been an active supporter of women’s golf for decades as both a former officer and vice president of the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Association and since 2006 as a board member of the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame. She is currently the chair of the WOGA Girls Junior State Championship.
A fine amateur player, Louise qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open in 1970. She competed in the USGA Junior, several prominent national amateur events and the Trans Mississippi Championships. Louise won the Women’s State Amateur Championship in 1973 at Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club
A native of Okmulgee and graduate of the Oklahoma University College of Dentistry in 1975, she was a practicing dental hygienist for 38 years before retiring in June 2013. Louise has two sons, John and Sam Blumenthal who both serve in the Oklahoma City Police Department. She resides in Oklahoma City with her husband Burton J. Johnson.
A strong contributor to a national championship team for the University of Tulsa and briefly a professional touring pro, Roller is deeply invested in teaching and promoting the game throughout the state. She is the LPGA director of instruction at Cedar Ridge Country Club in Tulsa, with over 300 students, runs the LPGA/USGA Girls Golf program in Tulsa, and is the founder and primary fundraiser for the AJGA tournament held the past three years in the Tulsa area.
Married to former long-time Jenks golf coach Bill Roller, Maggie is the mother of three, including son J.P. who plays collegiately at Texas Tech, daughter Jenni who has committed to the University of Tulsa, and son JohnMark, who excels in football, basketball and baseball.
Roller founded the high school golf teams at Regent Preparatory School and coached the boys team to state titles in 2018 and 2019. She previously coached the Jenks girls team in 2000, 2014 and 2015.
Roller is a New York native and was a top junior in Texas before signing with TU. As a teacher, she credits notable teaching professionals Tracy Phillips, Hank Haney, Holley Hair and Ryan Rody as influences. She has worked with many of the state’s top juniors and amateurs but also enjoys helping those starting out in the game.
Nick Sidorakis has been General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of Southern Hills Country Club since 1995. He is a long-time member of the Club Managers Association of America, and currently serves on the National Club Association’s Government Relations Committee. Nick is on the USGA Men’s Mid-Amateur Committee and serves as Vice President and Treasurer of The First Tee of Tulsa board of directors. He has also served on numerous other non-profit boards.
Nick attended the University of Houston from 1976-1977 and Florida State University from 1977-1979. He is a two-time Club Champion at Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club in Westfield, New Jersey.
Nick and his wife, Karla, have been married 33 years and have two sons and a daughter. He resides in Tulsa.
Kevin Stanton is the executive director of the Oklahoma Golf Association. He was previously the tournament director for the Southern Ohio PGA Section for eleven years.
A graduate of the Professional Golf Management program at Penn State University in 2004, he also worked as an assistant professional at two clubs in Florida before going to work in Southern Ohio.