The Mike Schy Golf Performance Institute specializes in the coaching and development of collegiate and junior golfers. Mike’s teaching philosophy and methods have helped many outstanding young golfers achieve a high level of success, including the winner of both the 2015 NCAA Individual Championship and the 2015 U.S. Amateur.
This accomplishment has only been achieved 5 times in history.
Mike’s love for Golf began very early and he was ranked as a top 4 Junior golfer In Northern California in 1978. He went on to represent the North team in the California North/South team matches as well as the Junior Americas cup team. Mike was also Medalist in the 1978 US Junior Amateur Qualifying. Mike then went on to play golf for Fresno State University from 1979 thru 1984 where Fresno state ranked in the top 20 college teams, 4 out of the 5 years and set a record at the Fresno city golf championships winning by 12 shots in 1983.
Mike became a Member of the PGA of America in 1990 and represented the Northern California PGA Cup team in 1992.
Mike has been a PGA, golf instructor and coach for 29 years and has taught thousands of students from beginners to Tour Players. Early on in his career he was fortunate enough to work with PGA tour star and friend Bill Glasson, winner of 7 PGA Tour events. Bill, who is now on the Champions Tour, still visits with Mike from time to time asking for his insight and expertise with his game.
Mike works with some of the best Juniors and Amateurs in the country&emdash;junior state champions, both Girls and Boys and College All Americans. He takes pride in helping elevate aspiring juniors to college careers and has assisted players in acquiring over $1,000,000 in scholarships at schools like West Point Academy and Nevada Reno in recent years.
The Golf Performance Institute is known for helping develop top Juniors, Amateurs and Professionals under Mike’s direction. On any day you might see a PGA tour winner, All-American college star and aspiring Junior Champion hanging out and learning at the Golf Performance Institute.
Mike is known as a teacher to the Teaching Pro and Tour Caddy. His full swing, club fitting, putting and green reading techniques, and philosophy has been sought after all over the world culminating at the 2012 World Golf Conference where Mike was a keynote speaker and presenter in Barcelona, Spain. Teaching pros visit Mike often, knowing he is always on the cutting edge of technology and trying develop innovative ways to bring new golfers to the game along with developing the aspiring junior, amateur, and professional.
Mike has always said, “Golf is a game for a life time.” His goal is to make golf fun and enjoyable and the learning process as simple as possible. “Only if you want to be better.”