Mike McGetrick - Biography

Mike

Over the past 20 years Mike McGetrick has become one of America’s premier golf instructors. Mike’s reputation developed as a result of the thousands of golfers who have successfully improved their games at his award-winning golf academy, in addition to the recognition he’s received from industry leaders and his peers.

Mike is the 1999 National PGA Teacher of the Year, and a five-time Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year. He is a featured instruction editor for Golf Digest magazine, was voted number seven of Golf Digest’s America’s 50 Greatest Teachers, as well as number one in the state of Colorado. Mike has been recognized by Golf Magazine as one of the Top 100 Teaching Professionals in America since 1991.

Mike makes regular appearances on The Golf Channel and he has authored a book titled The Scrambler’s Dozen – 12 Shots Every Golfer Needs To Score Like The Pros. Mike coaches men, women, seniors and junior golfers of all ages and abilities. While the majority of Mike’s teaching takes place with amateur golfers, he coaches players on the PGA and LPGA Tours who have a combined total of 43 worldwide wins and 9 Major Championships. Notable students include: Juli Inkster, Meg Mallon, Beth Daniel, Wendy Ward and Brandt Jobe.



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