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Our Team of Professionals
Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Director of Instruction

Mike Kelly moved to Port Orange after spending seven years as Head PGA Professional in the Cayman Islands.  He also has been the Director of Golf at the Loxahatchee Club in Palm Beach and Saint Andrews Club in New York.  Before that, Mike was an assistant at the famous Muirfield Village Golf Club in Ohio, host of the annual Memorial Tournament, hosted by legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus.  While at Muirfield Village, Mike got to play many with with Mr. Nicklaus and talk to his legendary instructor Jack Grout where he learned many facets of the swing and teaching.  If you want a lesson with Mike directly, call him at (386) 682-1490.

 

Sam Mindlin

Sam Mindlin

Head of Instruction

Sam is a native of not only Florida but the Daytona Beach area.  Born and raised here, he received his first golf lesson many years ago at the Spruce Creek Country Club in a Junior Camp.  From there, Sam continued his relationship with Spruce Creek by becoming the first Assistant Professional in 2007.  Earning his PGA Membership in 2010, Sam has always had a passion for teaching.  He has worked with many world renowned golf instructors including Craig Shankland and number 3 on the Golf Digest list of teachers in the world, Mike Bender at the Mike Bender Academy in Lake Mary Florida.  Sam specializes in the short game as a putting coach and short game specialist.  Sam is also a certified master club fitter so you can be sure he will get you the right tools for the job.  For a lesson or fitting with Sam, you can contact him directly at (386) 262-3432.

Callaway Certification - Fitting Specialist 2021