Mike Perpich, PGA


2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Mike Perpich, PGA

River Pines Golf

4775 Old Alabama Road

Alpharetta, GA 30022

(770) 442-5960



Mike is the director of instruction at River Pines Golf in Johns Creek, Ga. and has over 35 years of instructional expertise. Mike has been a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since 2000. He is also one of US Kids Golf’s Top 50 Junior Teachers in America. Mike is the recipient of several Georgia Section awards including the PGA Teacher of the Year as well as the Growth of the Game Award for his contribution to the game of golf. Mike organized and ran the youth clinic in partnership with the 2011 PGA Tour Championship. He has collaborated on numerous instructional articles for publications such as Golf Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and Japan Weekly Golf Digest. Mike is also a co-author of the book “Big Book of Basics.”

Facility type: Public

Past awards/recognitions:

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

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 250

Growth of the game initiatives: 2011 PGA Championship Junior Clinic Day