Chris Rowe is the Head Golf Professional at Whispering Pines Golf Club
- 2020 Bill Strausbaugh Award
- 2016 Harvey Penick Teacher of the Year
- 2012 Harvey Penick Teacher of the Year
- 2011 Merchandiser of the Year
- 2011 US Kids Top 50 Teacher in America
- 2007 Harvey Penick Teacher of the Year
Chris started his professional career at Dornick Hills Country Club in Ardmore, Oklahoma after playing golf for East Central Oklahoma University. After three years of apprenticeship at Dornick Hills. Chris became an assistant at the historic Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Ten PGA Tour events and thousands of lessons later, Chris was named the Head Golf Professional at Whispering Pines Golf Club.
Along the way, Chris has earned a few honors. He was nominated to Golf Digest and Golf Magazines Top 100 Teachers in America. He was named one of the top teachers in the south central United States in 2005 and has recently been nominated again to Golf Magazine's Top 100 list. In 2012, Chris received the STPGA 2012 Harvey Penick Teacher of the Year award for the Southern Texas PGA. Recently, he won the 2020 Bill Strausbaugh Club Relations award.