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Chad Kurmel, PGA

Director of Instruction


PGA Crest

East Lansing, MI
Spartan Golf Academy at MSU

About Chad

Chad is committed to helping golfers improve their game through basic instruction, utilizing proper equipment, a disciplined mental and emotional approach, course management and shot making skills. Golfers will receive valuable, specialized instruction in a customized personal golf program. Kurmel has been a PGA Professional for over 20 years. He played junior, collegiate and professional golf. Kurmel played in the PGA TOUR's 2007 Honda Classic and 2013 Puerto Rico Open , the 2007 Nationwide TOUR's Miccosukee Championship, the 2004, 2009, 2013, 2015 and 2017 Professional National Championships. He won the South Florida PGA Section Championship in 2012. Kurmel is the Volunteer Assistant Golf Coach for the Michigan State Men's Golf Team. He was recently recognized by Golf Digest as a "Best In State" Instructor for 2019-2020.

Chad's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

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

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type







Playing with disabilities

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Skills & Tools

Improve with Chad.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Wedge Play
Chad's Facilities

Spartan Golf Academy at MSU

East Lansing MI

*Coaching available to public


2280 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-5242

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