Mike Malaska, PGA


2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Mike Malaska, PGA

Superstition Mt. Golf & Country Club/Malaska International Golf

4060 North Pinnacle Hills

Mesa, AZ 85207

(480) 983-1411



Mike the director of instruction at Superstition Mt. G. & C.C. in Gold Canyon, Ariz. He was named the PGA Teacher of the Year in 2011 and has also won the same honor with the Southwest Section PGA. Mike is an accomplished golfer himself, winning the Southwest Section PGA Senior Player of the Year in 2011.

Facility type: Private

Past awards/recognitions:

  • PGA National Teacher of the Year
  • PAG Section Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Magazine Top 100
  • Golf Digest Top 50
  • Golf Digest Best in State

Technology used in instruction:

  • JC Video
  • Swing aides

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 100

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Nicklaus Academy programs
  • High school teams and college coach programs
  • Welcome to the game clinics
  • Developed The Swing Game to help expose golf to juniors