Mike is a native of Sarasota, Florida with over 25+ years’ experience teaching golf. He attended Jacksonville University on a golf scholarship and upon graduation began his career as a PGA Professional. He worked eight years as a Head Golf Professional at multiple facilities on Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Trail. He returned home in 2000 and spent twelve years as the Director of Golf at The Meadows Country Club. Before coming to Lakewood National, Mike was a Golf Instructor / Coach at the IMG learning from the world’s best golf coaches and teaching golfers of all ages and abilities. Most recently, he was the Head Golf Professional at Lakewood National before taking the position as Director of Instruction. Mike’s passion is junior golf, and he believes in giving back and in growing the game. He spent several years as President of the Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association, he is a past North Florida PGA Southwest Chapter Junior Golf Leader award winner, and a PGA Junior League Coach. Mike’s proudest playing accomplishment is winning the North Florida PGA Southwest Chapter Championship in 2006.
Learn the basics
Get comfortable for business golf
Avoid embarrassment on the first tee
Connect with golfers of similar age
Have more fun on the course
Connect with golfers of similar skill
Improve your Short Game
Make the high school golf team
Get swing diagnostic testing
Add 10 yards
Prepare for Tournament Golf
Earn a college golf scholarship
Lakewood Ranch FL
Lakewood National Golf Club, an Arnold Palmer designed championship golf course, bundled with a masterpiece community in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Here, our Residents enjoy a luxury lifestyle with a membership to the 36-hole course, inspired by agrarian landscapes, natural rolling terrain, and strategic concepts rooted in the Golden Age of golf course architecture. Other resort-style amenities include a grand clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness center, lighted clay tennis courts, beach entry lagoon pool, casual poolside dining, full-service spa, and so much more. Lakewood National has become synonymous to luxury. The club has full-time, onsite golf, fitness and racquet sports professionals to assist our members with their sport and fitness goals. Lakewood National is simply one of the best golf course communities in all of Florida.
*Coaching available to publicLocation
17605 Lakewood National Pkwy., Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211-2413
Lakewood National has a beautiful 15 acre grass practice facility which includes multiple practice putting greens and a large short game practice area.
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