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Mike F Abate, PGA

Director of Instruction at the Divide Golf Club
PGA Crest

Matthews , NC
Divide Golf Club, The, Matthews, NC

About Mike

Mike Abate is a PGA Golf Professional in the Carolinas Section. Mike turned Professional in 2000 and has played in numerous PGA sanctioned and Carolinas Section events. Not only is Mike an accomplished player, but he has also been nominated multiple times for the Carolinas PGA Player Development and Youth Player Development awards. Most recently Mike helped lead PGA Junior League Team Charlotte, NC to it’s first National Championship in 2022, and received the 2023 PGA Player Engagement Award for the Carolina’s Section in 2023.

Mike’s passion, knowledge, and continuing education for golf have allowed him to be a well respected Coach and mentor of the game with all ages. Coaching with the Impact Performance Golf Learning Center is one of the unique facilities that differentiates his programs from many other successful programs.

Whether the student is a participant of the Impact Performance Golf Learning Center or an individual student, all students start off with a self-paced improvement path built on coaching while their goals come first. The objective is to measure the skill level of players. Provide advice and strategies for improving swing techniques and fundamentals. Establish an appropriate, balanced, and challenging competitive schedule and training regimen.


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Mike's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

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

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Mike's Facilities

Divide Golf Club, The

Matthews NC

*Coaching available to public

6803 Stevens Mill Rd, Matthews, NC 28104-2912