Michael Andrusin, PGA
Core Golf Performance, Oakland, NJ
Mike is the Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach at Core Golf Performance, a 4,000-square foot, state-of-the-art indoor training facility in Oakland, N.J. From April through October, he is also a PGA Teaching Instructor with the Morris County Park Commission (MCPC). In addition, Mike is the head coach of the co-ed golf team at Hackettstown (N.J.) High School.
A graduate of East Stroudsburg (Pa.) University with a degree in Recreation Management, Mike earned his PGA Class A Membership in 2001 and has spent the last 16-plus years serving in a variety of leadership, managerial, coaching and teaching roles. Andrussin has worked diligently to forward the PGA’s Growth of the Game initiative by creating golf clinics, starting PGA Junior League teams and bringing a Drive, Chip & Putt local qualifier to one of the courses of the MCPC. For his continued efforts to grow the game, Mike was nominated for the NJPGA Youth Player Development Award for the past three seasons, and was chosen the recipient in 2017.
Under Mike’s leadership, the Hackettstown Golf team has won the NJAC Freedom Division Championship five of the last seven seasons. Mike was named the New Jersey Herald’s Golf Coach of the Year in 2012 and ’17.