Mike Malaska, PGA


2014 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Mike Malaska, PGA

Superstition Mountain Golf Club/Malaska International Golf

8000 Coub Villare Drive

Superstition Mountain, AZ 85118

Mike Malaska is the 2011 PGA National Teacher of The Year. Most recently, he has been awarded: 2013 Edwin Watts Golf Top Teacher’s in America and a 2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional. Mike is also the 2011 Senior Player of the Year and 2010 Teacher of the Year for the Southwest Section. Since 2000 Mike has ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 50 Greatest Teachers and currently is listed as #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 20
  • 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