Take Over Your Game!

At Eclipse Golf Academy, we are passionate about giving the best instruction and club fitting possible. No matter the skill level, we have options for you that have been proven to lead to long term player development and a love for a game you can play forever.

Located at WindRose Golf Club in Spring, Tx, Eclipse Golf Academy has become the fastest-growing golf academy in the Northwest Houston areas with one of the largest junior programs in the country.

With expertise in all areas of the game, our award winning team excels at putting together a plan for you to play your best golf. We encourage all skills levels who are dedicated to getting better, to come learn how to Take Over Your Game!

Explore Our Headquarters

The practice facilities at WindRose Golf Club are second to none featuring a 15,000 square foot putting green, a 40 station tee line and short game area complex capable of teaching large groups of students. We also have an exclusive private teaching area that extends to 160 yards long hitting into a green with three pin locations. 

  • All three of our bays feature the most up to date technology in video analysis software, launch monitors, balance mats and 3D imaging tools.
  • Expert personalized club fitting with the Flight Scope X2 Elite launch monitor
  • Private and group clinics and lesson series
  • Nationally recognized junior programs and custom clubfitting services

Our team

Come Joine Us!

Shelby Thibodeaux

Academy Director

Since officially starting his teaching career at the famed Hank Haney Golf Ranch in Dallas, TX in 2016, Shelby Thibodeaux has already started making a name for himself. After getting his Associates Degree from the Golf Academy of America, he moved to Houston, TX to pursue his passion for teaching in one of the most prosperous golf communities in the country.

Always wanting to learn and grow, Shelby has learned from some of the greatest (names) in the game such as Butch Harmon, Mike McGetrick, Marius Filmater, Hank Haney, Steve Johnson, Steve Bowman, Matt Swanson, Jim Phenicie, Chris Mayson,Chase Cooper and Mike Shannon to name a few. He is currently the Director of Junior Golf at WindRose Golf Club/Director of Eclipse Golf Academy. Since joining the club in fall 2018, Shelby created a junior program that grew from zero to 50(+) juniors in less than one year.

The Academy now has over 500 students. In addition, he has grown the PGA Junior League Program from one to 18 teams a year, increased summer camp enrollment from six to 24 juniors/camp, has taught 5,000+ lessons and was named a 2019, 2021 & 2022 Top 50 US Kids Golf Coach. In 2022 he was awarded the USKG Master’s Coach Award. After transitioning to Operation 36 in 2023, Shelby earned the Operation 36 Top 50 Coach Award. Specializing in developing tournament players, he teaches all ages and skill levels.

Garrett Nobles

PGA Head Professional

Garrett has over six years of teaching experience. He has been involved in the golf industry for most of his life and has a strong passion for the game. He believes each person has a unique swing and the key to a successful lesson is introducing improved fundamentals and mechanics to that swing. Garrett specializes in developing the swings of juniors as well as short game mechanics, and believes it’s never too early or late to improve your golf game.

Garrett’s professional accomplishments include graduating from the PGA Golf Management School at Sam Houston State University in 2013. In 2016 he was named Head Golf Professional at WindRose Golf Club making him the youngest member of his graduating class to earn the title. Garrett is also the head golf coach of the 2017 state champion Frassati Catholic High School. He is a “Class A” PGA Professional and a Certified Teaching Professional. Garrett is a certified club fitter for Ping and Callaway as well as a Callaway products expert. He brings energy and enthusiasm to each lesson and looks to create a positive judgment-free environment for his students to learn and grow their game.