About


Ed Mitchell

Lifetime Golf Professional
Club Alteration &
Repair Expert


Ed Mitchell is a Half Century member of the PGA of America. He got his start in golf as a caddy at the Country Club of Jackson, MI and worked into an Assistant Professional position there in 1962, where he remained as the number one assistant for 8 years.

Ed served as Head Golf Professional at 2 clubs in Michigan and 2 in Florida. He operated an Indoor golf center in Ohio for 10 years during his 30-year tenure as a golf professional. During the period of operating the indoor golf center, Ed invented, developed and manufactured club performance and repair machines and tools that became the standard in the golf industry.

For more than 20 years Ed has developed and conducted training programs in club building, repair and fitting. Among his many accomplishments, he served on the national PGA Education Committee for 4 years, where he was instrumental in writing the curriculum for the club performance portion of the PGM program that was introduced in 2012.

His other distinguishable accomplishments, awards, honors and service to the golf industry are:


1972

PGA Rules Committee PGA Championship Oakland Hills CC

1976

PGA Rules Committee PGA Senior Champion Aventura CC

1979

PGA National Club Relations Committee

Golf Professional of Year South Florida PGA Southern Chapter

1980

Resort Merchandiser of Year South Florida PGA Section

1992

Member Quarter Century Club PGA of America

2008

Served 4 years on PGA National Education Committee


2009

Horton Smith Award Southern Ohio PGA Section

2011

Presenter PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit

2014

International Clubmakers Guild
Hall of Fame

2016

Legacy Award Southern Ohio PGA Section

2017

Member Half Century Club PGA of America

2018

Jackson MI Golf Hall of Fame