Mike Girardi, PGADirector of Instruction
Mike’s extensive background in teaching earned him Master Instructor Certification from the Jim McLean Golf/Resorts golf schools in Scottsdale, Arizona. His passion for teaching was recognized in 2005 as a nominee for Teacher of the Year in the Metropolitan Section PGA. Mike has published instructional articles for the New York Post, Golf Illustrated, and the Hudson Valley Golf Guide. He has been an ongoing member of the PGA President’s Council on Growing the Game since 2004. Mike has competed in Senior US Open qualifier and in the MGA Senior Open tournaments. He is the proud owner of 5 career Holes-in-One and has obtained certification in Golf Operations from the PGA of America.
As a graduate of Syracuse University in Corporate Health, Mike interned at GE’s and Pepsico’s Corporate Wellness Centers. Mike holds certification from the Biofeedback Society of America in Stress Management. Mike successfully performed as a National AAU finalist in Karate and currently holds the rank of 4th degree black belt (Yondan) from Master Hidy Ochiai in Binghamton, New York. He also holds certification as a Yoga instructor from the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.
"Mike's ability to apply his knowledge (with a sense of humor) makes all of his sessions personalized. Mike keeps me motivated and very encouraged to reach my goals."
Michele K. - Pilates Instructor, Middletown, NY
Helping players achieve their goals.
Improving Your Game
Improve your Short Game
Make the high school golf team
Get swing diagnostic testing
Prepare for Tournament Golf
Add 10 yards
Earn a college golf scholarship
Having More Fun
Connect with golfers of similar age
Have more fun on the course
Connect with golfers of similar skill
Learn the basics
Avoid embarrassment on the first tee
Get comfortable for business golf
Playing with disabilities
Parkside Driving Range
Pine Bush NY
This is a beautiful setting in the countryside...a great atmosphere for learning !
*Coaching available to publicLocation
68 Red Mills Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566