About your Golf Pro
Michael Schachner was born in a golf family. His Dad, an esteemed player himself, had plastic clubs in Michael's hand at the age of 3. Michael began formal instruction with longtime Golf DIgest Top 50 Instructor Dr. Jim Suttie at the age of 5 in the summer of 1991
He began competing in Illinois Junior Golf Association events at the age of 7 and continues to play professional golf events to this day. From being one of the top-ranked junior players in the country, to being a 3 time All-American at Duke University, to playing 12 years of worldwide golf tours, Michael has been immersed at the highest levels of competitive golf his entire life
Besides working almost exclusively with Dr. Jim Suttie on his own game for thirty years now, Michael has also worked with Golf Digest Top coaches Ed Ibarguen, Jim Mclean, and Claude Harmon III. Michael's life from the time he could walk and hit a golf ball has been dedicated to learning the game of golf.
His knowledge, his thirst to learn the game, and his desire to teach you how to become the best player that you can be is evident in the passion he shares while working with his students.