Mr. Doerr oversees all of the golf operations and brings over 20 years of experience at some of the leading facilities in the industry, including several in the Southern California area. He has been involved in both resort and private clubs, serving as General Manager at the PGA WEST Greg Norman Course and The Citrus Club at La Quinta Resort, and also as Director of Golf at La Costa Resort and Spa. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from California State University, Chico and has been a Class A member of the PGA of America since 1999.

Jeff Johnson, Director of Instruction

Responsible for all golf instruction, Mr. Johnson utilizes his three decades of experience as a golf professional to develop instructional events for hotel guests and local golf enthusiasts. Raised in Ventura, CA, he pulls from a wealth of knowledge working within the golf and local communities when operating and developing the Golf School. Previously he held a position as Assistant Golf Professional at the Buenaventura Golf Course in Ventura, California. He has also served as the Assistant Athletic Director at the Fernald School, University of California Los Angeles, developing and operating the physical education program. Mr. Johnson has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California Los Angeles.

Matt Pavin, Golf Sales Manager

Matt Pavin rejoins the team with an extensive background in retail customer experience in both service and sales roles. His knowledge in golf sales comes from a long career with Titleist during which he earned five Gold Circle Awards. In the early 90’s, Matt was an Assistant Golf Professional for the Ojai Valley Inn. He is also the brother of the 1995 U.S. Open Champion, Corey Pavin. We are thrilled to have Matt back on the OVI team as our Golf Sales Manager.