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Chad J. Maxim, PGA

Head Golf Professional


PGA Crest

Freeland, MI
Apple Mountain Golf Club, Freeland, MI

About Chad

Chad graduated from Ferris State University with a B.S. in Marketing, a minor in Retailing and a specialty in Professional Golf Management. Chad has been a member of the PGA since 2002. His background includes employment with the Bay City Country Club, Bay City, MI and Sugar Springs Country Club in Gladwin, MI. Chad has over 20 years of teaching experience in all skill levels – from the beginner to the highly skilled golfer.

Teaching Philosophy: Keep it simple! The less moving parts, the less places to make mistakes resulting in better consistency and more enjoyment on the course.



Begin your journey
Chad's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Get comfortable for business golf

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Chad's Facilities

Apple Mountain Golf Club

Freeland MI

*Coaching available to public

4519 N River Rd, Freeland, MI 48623-8405

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