Mike Fay Appears On The Back 9 Report

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On February 16, 2016 Mike appeared as a guest on the Back 9 Report presented by e-Draft.  This show os hosted by Fred Altvater and Carlos Torros.  Mike is also joined by 2012 PGA National Teacher of the Year Michael Breed.  They discuss modern day teaching methods and what’s working with their students today.

Listen to the webcast below.

Mike Fay Guest Speaker At The 2016 PGA Merchandise Show

Mike was honored to speak as part of a PGA Forum Panel with Todd Firestone and Annika Sorenstam at the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida on January 27th, 2016.  The PGA of America’s Director of Digital Strategy Joni Lockridge moderated the event.  Some of the topics discussed where the value of social media and it’s use in golf instruction and growing your business, trends in the area,  how to track performance, and the future of social media as it relates to golf.  Last year’s PGA National Teacher of the Year Michael Breed opens the discussion.  Here is the entire presentation.

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A Better Address Equals A Better Takeaway

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The History Of The Golf Tee

The History Of The Golf Tee The history of the golf tee dates back to the 1500's.  The practice of getting sand wet with a towel and mounding up earth to get the ball off the ground a little went on for some 300...

Get Your Knuckles Down….

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Dr. Joseph Parent-Zen Golf To Appear On #askthepro

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Backswing Pivot Drill

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The Masters Green Jacket

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Hit More Fairways

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Squaring The Club Face

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Recovery

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Consistency and Accountability in Your Training

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The Golf Grip And Closing The Club Face

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The Center Of Your Pelvis And Short Game

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How To Check Your Joint Range of Motion

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Mike Fay Named U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Master Kids Teacher

We are very pleased to announce that Mike Fay has been awarded the U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Master Kids Teacher Award.  This is the highest honor an instructor can achieve from U.S. Kids Golf.  These individuals have earned the distinction of Master Kids Teacher by winning the Top 50 Kids Teacher Award three or more times making Mike one of America’s best golf instructors. Chosen based on their contributions to junior golf, such as: time devoted to teaching young golfers; innovation, creativity and fun in their programs; communication; parental involvement; and overall effort to grow the game.

Hosted by the Golf Channel’s Jennifer Mills here are some pictures from the award ceremony held on January 28th, 2016 at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida.

For more information about the about the U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teacher Awards please click here.  Mike coaches and gives lessons at the Boyne Golf Academy located Boyne Mountain Resort and Boyne Highlands Resort in Michigan.  For more information on Mike’s Junior Programs, please click here.

Mike Fay Appears On Golf Talk Live With Ted Odorico

 

On January 14, 2016 Mike was a special guest on Golf Talk Live with Ted Odorico.  In this hour long show Ted and Mike discuss many things including: some ideas to help you with your game indoors during the winter, coaching players, family golf,  First Tee of Northern Michigan, U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Master Kids Teacher Award, junior golf, Boyne Golf, Mike’s website and the Ask The Pro Show.

Golf Talk Live is available at iTunes.com & Stitcher.com

Tune in Thursdays from 6-8:00 PM Central right here on Golf Talk Live!

 

 

Mike Fay To Appear At Jason Helman’s Teaching & Coaching Workshop

We are very excited to let you know that Mike will be appearing at the third annual 2016 Jason Helman Teaching and Coaching Workshop.  This annual workshop is designed to help coaches, golf instructors, and golf professionals to improve this teaching skills.  Joining Mike on the coaches panel will be Jason Helman, James Hong, and James Leitz.  This event will be held on February 18th from 9AM-5PM at the Peak Performance Golf in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.  This is a great learning opportunity for all coaches and below is more information.  To sign up for this event please click here. 

Jason Helman Teaching & Coaching Workshop

Mike Fay Appears On Talking Golf With Virgil Herring

This morning Mike appeared on Talking Golf with Virgil Herring on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville, TN.  Part of the Golf Talk America streaming LIVE on PGA Tour Radio/XM Radio.  Mike gives his tips on how to work on your game in the winter months and how having Gears Golf has changed his golf instruction.  To listen to the interview -please click here

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