Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Staff

Mike Dowd

General Manager/COO

Mike has been with the club since May of 2001. He is a member of the PGA of America and serves on their Northern California Chapter Board. Mike won the 2013 Northern California Chapter Bill Strausbaugh Award.

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Dave Rider

PGA Head Golf Professional

Dave re-joined the OGCC family in 2021. He previously served as the Assistant Golf Professional at OGCC from 2009 to 2018. Dave is a member of the PGA of America and enjoys not only playing golf, but especially teaching others to play the game.

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Keri Arnold-Langley

LPGA Class "A" Assistant Golf Professional

Keri is an LPGA “Class A” Member who played for the University of Hawaii and for one year on the LPGA Tour before pursuing a career in the golf business. She studied under Bob Toski, is a John Jacobs certified instructor, and a certified Fit 2 Golf instructor, which is a program that teaches people with physical limitations. Keri spent many years as a professional in the Laughlin Nevada area and returned home after working most recently as a professional in Northern Minnesota. Keri is originally from Modesto and has family ties in the area so we are glad to have her at OGCC!

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Vance Calton

PGA "Class A" Assistant Golf Professional

Vance has been a part of the OGCC family since 2008. He is a “Class A” golf professional assisting with the Operation 36 Junior Golf Program. Vance is always looking to expand his instructional ability. Vance is also a Titleist Staff Member. ‍

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Teresa Ishiguro

LPGA "Class A" Assistant Golf Professional

Teresa has been an LPGA Class “A” Golf Professional since 2008. She worked as the Head Golf/Teaching Professional in Ione for the past 12 years. She spent 10 years playing on various mini tours and has also played in two LPGA majors. Teresa likes to continually improve her instructional ability and has learned from some of the best, including George Gankas. Teresa is also a Taylor Made staff member.

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Zack Beal

Pro Shop Assistant

Zack has been with the OGCC family since 2020. He is currently studying at Stanislaus State University. Zack also plans to excel in the PGA program. Anyone needing club repairs, have product questions, or any general golf needs can be fulfilled by Zack.

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Nicole Vejar

Director of Hospitality

Nicole has been with OGCC since 2011. She founded OGCC’s Wine Club and is a Level 1 Sommelier. Nicole oversees all of the Food and Beverage operations.

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Sabrina Ramirez

Restaurant and Events Manager

Sabrina originally joined the OGCC team in 2007 before she went to pursue other career opportunities. She returned back to the club where she now calls home, in 2017. Sabrina works alongside the Director of Hospitality in recruiting, training, and supervising of all food and beverage staff. She is also the person to contact if you are wanting to book a dining room reservation, special event, wedding, catering order, or to reserve your spot at the next club social event.

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Nick Portanova

Executive Chef

Nick has been a part of the OGCC family since 2009. He moved to California from Massachusetts’s in 2007. Nick gained his culinary experience by working at various restaurants over the years. He and his wife traveled to Italy visiting places such as Bologna, Rome, Venice, and Florence. Inspired by the traditional Italian dishes on this trip, Nick adds his own creative twist to create one-of-a-kind entrées to offer to our members.‍

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Corey Treece

Executive Chef

Corey has been a part of the OGCC family since 2010. His passion for cooking began at a very young age. With a more agricultural upbringing, Corey likes working with local and fresh ingredients. Corey attended the Culinary Program at Modesto Junior College and has also gained experience from working with various Chef’s with different backgrounds. Corey likes to showcase what he has learned and adds his own touch to create a variety of dishes to our members such as traditional American, French, Italian, Indian, and Asian cuisine.

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Jill Gray

Executive Assistant/Accounts Receivable

Jill has been part of the OGCC family since May 2013. She worked in the Food and Beverage Department before leaving to complete her education. She graduated from California State University, Chico in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Hospitality and Parks Management. Jill moved to Australia after graduation and has worked at various country clubs. In her current role, Jill is responsible for all accounts receivable, membership account inquiries, and assisting management in miscellaneous tasks.

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Doreen Kirk

Accountant

Doreen has been a part of the OGCC family since January2008. She is the Accountant and oversees all of OGCC’s financial transactions and accounts.

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Lacey Vieira

Human Resources/Accounts Payable

Lacey has been part of the OGCC family since July 2007. She was born and raised in Oakdale. She started OGCC in an Accounts Receivable position and has been trained in various positions in the business office. Lacey handles all Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Human Resources questions.

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Alicia Hawkins

Membership and Marketing Coordinator

Alicia Hawkins has been with the OGCC family since August2013. She worked in the Food and Beverage Department before leaving to continue her education. She came back in 2017 to work in the Executive Assistant and Accounts Receivable position, before moving into her Marketing and Membership role. Alicia has an Associates Degree in Business Administration and is currently attending Stanislaus State University to gain her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Alicia is also a Notary Public and offers all Notary services for free to the members at OGCC.‍

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