PGA Professionals


Mike Mandakas, Owner-PGA Head Professional

Mike was born in Hoffman Estates, Illinois and graduated from William Woods University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Marketing while being a two sport athlete with Golf and Soccer. He has been a PGA Golf Professional since 2001 as he started his golf career working as an Assistant Pro at Desert Mountain Golf Club and made his way back to Chicago where he was the First Assistant Golf Professional at Medinah CC then the Head Golf Professional at Olympia Fields CC. Mike then opened his own Golf Academy, Chicago Players Club, where he managed and operated his facility before becoming the Director of Golf/VP at Golf Direct Now. Since 2012, Mike has also been the Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach at Saint Xavier University. Being a Taylor Made/Adidias Elite Staff Member since 2004, Mike’s experience has scaled to many different segments of the golf industry as he excels in Teaching, Coaching, Club Fitting, Corporate Event Management, Golf Fitness, and Merchandising.

To schedule lesson please contact Mike directly at:

Lesson Rates:

($100)  60 Minutes

($55 )    30 Minutes


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