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Matt Luther
Assistant Coach
First Season
 
 
OU Coaching Staff

Matt Luther is in his first season an OU's assistant women's golf coach after serving the last two years as the head men's and women's golf coach at the University of St. Thomas, an NAIA school in Houston, Texas.

A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., who has lived in Texas since high school, Luther was hired by St. Thomas in March 2011 and was charged with rebuilding a golf program that had been dormant for 25 years. Over Luther's two seasons there, the men's and women's teams amassed a combined seven top-five finishes, two team titles, two individual titles, three Red River Conference Player-of-the-Week honors and one second-team All-America selection. The men's team won the Red River Conference championship this past spring and finished in 12th place at the NAIA national tournament. Both teams also excelled in the classroom, earning a combined GPA of 3.44 in the 2012-13 academic year.

Before joining the St. Thomas staff, Luther served as a volunteer assistant coach in 2010-11 for the men's and women's teams at Houston Baptist University, and spent five years in Texas working in player development and golf operations as an assistant golf pro at Royal Oaks Country Club and The Woodlands Country Club. While at The Woodlands, he led the junior golf program under the guidance of renowned golf instructor Kevin Kirk. Luther then implemented his own junior golf development program at Royal Oaks, teaching juniors of all ages.

Luther played collegiate golf at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas, helping the Hilltoppers climb from the bottom of the Division II rankings to become one of the top programs in the country. He continues to compete professionally in the Southern Texas Section of the PGA of America.

A 2004 graduate of St. Edward's with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing, Luther is a member of the Professional Golfers Association of America and is also a Titleist Performance Institute Certified golf Fitness Instructor.

 
 The Luther File
 Hometown  Pittsburgh, Pa.
 College  Saint Edward's University, 2004
 
 College Coaching Experience
 2013-present - Oklahoma Assistant Coach
 2011-13 - Univ. of St. Thomas M/W Head Coach
 2010-11 - Houston Baptist M/W Volunteer Asst.
 
 Additional Experience
 2008-11 - Royal Oaks CC Assistant Pro
 2006-08 - The Woodlands CC Assistant Pro
 2005-06 - River Place CC Member Services

 Playing Experience
 2006-12, Southern Texas PGA
 2002-04, St. Edward's University