In March of 2018 Mike accepted the position of PGA Head Golf Professional at The ACE Club.
Mike spent thirty years at Ridgemont Country Club in Rochester New York, where he was appointed the PGA Head Golf Professional, a position he held for twenty years. During his tenure at Ridgemont, Mike was recognized by his peers in the Western New York Section of the PGA with a number of section awards including Merchandiser of the Year, Junior Golf Leader, Horton Smith Award and the section’s highest honor; The 2003 Golf Professional of the Year.
After leaving Ridgemont Mike served as The Director of Golf at The Carnegie Abbey Club in Newport Rhode Island, the PGA Head Golf Professional at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston Massachusetts, the PGA Head Golf Professional at The Club Pelican Bay in Naples Florida and The First Assistant & Teaching Professional at The Club at Olde Cypress in Naples Florida. As the lead professional Mike has owned his own shop, managed large golf staffs, arranged and participated in member golf travel excursions (including four trips to Ireland) and maintained the highest of standards in all areas of golf shop and golf tournament operations. As a teacher Mike has a long history of teaching the game to every level of player and has enjoyed a very high student retention rate. Mike is thrilled to be part of The ACE Club golf staff and is an experienced and welcome addition to the club.