Mike Areddy has been a PGA Golf Professional since 1984 and has been teaching golf since 1979. He was named Michigan’s PGA Club Professional of the year in 2008, Assistant of the year in 1989 and was a Bill Strausbaugh award winner in 2010. Mike has taught golf to golfers of all levels from beginning players to the club champions, high school players and college level player.
Mike spent 29 years as the Head Golf Professional at Travis Pointe Country Club, 7 years as an Assistant Professional at Franklin Hills Country Club and 5 years as an Assistant Professional at Pine Lake Country Club.
Mike’s goal is to continue promoting the game and helping people become better golfers so they can enjoy the sport. He believes that if you are having fun, you will play more! Mike Areddy
Brent is a PGA Associate pursuing a class A PGA status. As a former NCAA Division II golfer for Northwood University, he has been playing competitive golf for over 8 years. He is skilled at analyzing swings using the indoor golf simulator at Stonebridge. Brent has been working as the Assistant Golf professional at Stonebridge since summer of 2017 and helps to promote, and teach, the very successful junior program. The Junior Program has exploded to upwards of 30 young golfers per session. Brent has experience teaching all levels of golfers including juniors, women, seniors, and low to high handicap golfers. Brent Leonhardt
Tim has been in the golf business for over 20 years. Prior joining Stonebridge, Tim was the Head Golf Professional of a large semi-private facility north of Atlanta, Georgia. Working with members/students is one of his favorite aspects of the golf business. He takes great pride in “Keeping it Simple,” so it’s easy to implement and practice what his students focus on in lessons. Tim Strickland
- Stress the basic fundamentals
- Improve GPA: Grip/Posture/Alignment (or Getting Prepared Accurately)
- Build a solid foundation of basic fundamentals
- Develop a swing that fits one’s body structure, strength, and flexibility
- Help each individual understand his/her game and become confident
- Last, but not least, “Have Fun” & “Keep it Simple”