Mike Malaska, PGA


2013 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Mike Malaska, PGA

Superstition Mt. Golf & Country Club / Malaska International Golf

8000 Coub Villare Drive

Superstition Mountain, AZ 85118

(480) 983-1411



Mike Malaska’s career has spanned for over 38 years of instruction and playing experience and has received the highest honor of PGA National Teacher of the Year in 2011. Most recently, he has been awarded a spot on the 2013 Edwin Watts Golf Top Teacher’s in America list, and on the 2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional. Mike was also named 2011 Senior Player of the Year and 2010 Teacher of the Year for the Southwest PGA Section. Since 2000 Mike has ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 50 Greatest Teachers, and currently is listed as No. 15 in the nation.

Facility type: Private

Past awards/recognitions:

  • GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • PGA National Teacher of the Year
  • PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Magazine Top 100
  • Golf Digest Top 50
  • Golf Digest Best in State

Technology used in instruction:

  • JC Video
  • FlightScope
  • Mobiplex video conferencing
  • iPhone

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 1,000s

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Wounded Warrior clinics
  • Junior clinics
  • Special Olympics