Willie Hoppe studied turf management at Rutgers University. He completed internships at Austin Golf Club and Whistling Straits, where he got to prepare and host the 2015 PGA Championship. Upon graduation, he accepted an assistant superintendent position at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, where he hosted four ATT Pro-Ams along with Spyglass Hill and Pebble Beach golf courses. Willie has been on the Member Course as the Superintendent since February 2020. He enjoys camping, running, and golfing. His favorite thing about the Golf Club of Houston is that it has two exceptional properties to take care of and play.