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Michael S. Doctor, PGA Master Professional

Director of Instruction


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Highland Park Golf Club / Butternut Creek , NY
Highland Park Golf Club

About First

PGA Master Professional 2013 PGA National Golf Professional of The Year 2015 National PGA Hall of Fame 2007 PGA National Bill Strausbaugh Award 1996, 2019, 2021 CNY PGA Teacher of The Year U.S. Kids Master Kids Coach

First'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

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type




Playing with disabilities




Session Type



Skills & Tools

Improve with First.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Social Engagement
Club Fitting
Wedge Play
First's Facilities

Highland Park Golf Club

Auburn NY

18 Hole Simi Private Golf Club

*Coaching available to public


3068 Franklin Street Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-9346

Jamesville NY


5050 Jamesville Rd, Jamesville, NY 13078

Begin Your Journey

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