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Michael J. O'Connor, PGA

Owner of The Ridge GC


PGA Crest

Waterford , PA
The Ridge Golf Club, Waterford, PA

About Michael

Michael is a Class A PGA Golf Professional with over 35 years of experience teaching and playing the game of golf. Through playing on the Canadian PGA Tour and competing within the PGA of America at the highest level, Michael has a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to reach your potential. Through years of education and experience he has learned how to best instruct, develop and make the game enjoyable for all his students. In 2009 Michael was honored with Teacher of the Year & Golf Professional of the Year in the Western New York PGA. Michael is passionate about growing and teaching the game of golf, and welcomes anyone to come learn at The Ridge Golf Club.





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Michael's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

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Michael's Facilities

The Ridge Golf Club

Waterford PA


The Ridge Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole public facility, which offers 5 sets of tees. There is a comprehensive practice facility, which consists of a putting green, pitching green, wedge range and a full swing area. The staff consists of PGA Professionals and several US Kids certified Coaches. We offer outstanding Junior programs, which include Girls Golf of Erie, Ladies learn to golf programs and Individual instruction.

*Coaching available to public

10085 Route #19, Waterford, PA 16441

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