Here at The National, our goal is not only for players to improve their games and make new
friends but also to enjoy the game of golf for a lifetime. My teaching philosophy stands true to the core
fundamentals of the game, allowing for key components in the golf swing to be achieved along with
establishing goals based on an individual basis. State of the art technology along with video allows me to
help players of all skill levels achieve their goals in a fun and motivating environment.
PGA Head Golf Professional
JOEY WANCEWICZ, PGA Head Golf Professional
We would like to introduce our PGA Head Golf Professional, Joey Wancewicz.
Joey grew up in Alexandria, Louisiana where he graduated from Alexandria Senior High School in 2002. During his time at ASH, he played on the Men’s Golf Team and lettered all four years. He went on to attend Louisiana State University at Alexandria before deciding to enter the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program. He began his career as a Golf Professional working at Links on the Bayou, in Alexandria. It was during his time here that Links on the Bayou was successfully voted the #1 Municipal Golf Course in the State of Louisiana by Golf Digest.
In 2009, Joey relocated to Lafayette, Louisiana, to become an Assistant Golf Professional at
Oakbourne Country Club. During his time at Oakbourne, he was elected to Class A PGA Membership in 2013. In 2017, Joey was nominated for the Louisiana PGA Chapter Assistant of the Year. In 2018, he was nominated for the Gulf States Section PGA Assistant Professional of the Year. Joey has a long history of enthusiastic Junior Golf Coaching that has resulted in positive results for local students. A team he coached were two-time Acadiana Junior High Golf League Champions and one-time Runner Ups. He has
a strong background in tournament operations including corporate events, State Amateur events, NCAA events, and Professional events. Joey specializes in custom club repair, fittings, and instruction using Flightscope technology.
Joey is extremely excited to serve as the Head Golf Professional at The National Golf Club of Louisiana. He is bringing with him over 17 years of Golf Professional Experience to the Lake Area, and a passion for the game of golf that he enjoys sharing with others
Joey and his wife Amanda have two children: Presley and Easton. When he is away from the golf course, he enjoys spending time with his family and bowling. He also enjoys playing in Gulf States Section PGA events. Anyone who knows him can vouch that he wears purple and gold on Saturdays in the fall.
JEVON PERRY, Assistant Golf Professional
Jevon Perry has been our employee for almost six years. He is a graduate of Iowa High School where he played golf. During his time on the golf team he was All-State, 2015 District Champion, and played in the State Championship all four years of his career. During his senior year of high school, he had the lowest scoring average in the SWLA area. He went on to play college golf and placed 2nd at his first collegiate event in 2015. In 2019, he qualified for the Texas State Open as an amateur and won the Westlake City Championship. He is currently attending McNeese State University and is pursuing a
degree in Management. When he is not golfing, he can be found in a duck blind or tree stand. He also enjoys spending time with his niece and nephews.
AUSTIN STEWART, Assistant Golf Professional
Austin Stewart was raised in Sulphur, LA. He graduated in 2019 from Sulphur High School and played on the SHS golf team. He is attending McNeese State University while also in pursuit of joining the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program where he will seek to gain PGA Membership. He has been an Assistant Golf Professional here at the National Golf Club of Louisiana for a year now and is excited for what lies ahead. He creates a fun environment to help people learn the game of golf. When Austin is not at the golf course, he enjoys spending time with his family and loves to learn more about