Kendall and Haase continue as Best Golf Teachers in Michigan


(Ypsilanti, Mich.) In its 2015-2016 biannual rankings of best teachers in the state,Golf Digest again recognizes Dave Kendall and Paul Haase of Kendall Academy. Found in the current November issue of the national magazine, the rankings feature the top teachers in the country as well as state by state listings. Kendall has been honored every year since the rankings first appeared in 2000 while Haase was first cited in 2007 and has remained there ever since.


Were thankful for this recognition and all of the support weve received from our fellow teachers,said Kendall, a Michigan Golf Hall of Fame member and a two-time Michigan PGA Teacher of the Year. We both love what we do: helping golfers to improve and to enjoy the game more.


 Dave Kendall


A former President of the Michigan PGA, Kendall founded the Academy at Miles of Golf in 1997 and developed it into one of the premier teaching centers in the state. Hes currently the only Golf Channel Academy  Lead Coach in Michigan. Kendall has worked with a number of high profile players, including Webdotcom player and former Michigan State standout Matt Harmon, and Henry Do, the 2014 Michigan Amateur champion. A two-time Michigan Senior Open champion, Kendall remains one of the Sections best players.


Also a former Michigan PGA Teacher of the Year, Haase is well-known for his work through various age groupsjuniors, high schoolers, pros and seniors. His students have excelled at state high school championships including earning Mr. Golfrecognition, collegiate tournaments, state amateur and senior titles. This past Sunday, one of Haases long time students, University of Michigans Emily White, was the medalist at the prestigious Yale’s Women’s Intercollegiate held at New Haven, Conn.


 Paul Hasse


In addition to Kendall and Haase on Golf Digests list, theres also Lynn Janson whos been a long time member of the Kendall Academy team, including regular stints on KAs popular winter schools in Florida. A member of the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame, Janson is a five-time Michigan PGA Player of the Year.


In all, there are nine instructors at Kendall Academy who are busy year-round at Miles of Golf, a full-service golf operation offering a retail store, practice and teaching facility, and club-fitting center in Ypsilanti. Located on 3113 Carpenter Road, it can be reached at (734) 973-9004 or toll-free at (877) 973-9005. Additional information is available at