Instructor Bio

Michael Pater

White Oak Golf Club
231-838-9067

mpater@canongategolf.com

After teaching for nine years at Card Sound Golf Club in Florida, Michael Pater joined our staff in 2014 as the Director of Instruction at White Oak. Michael’s love for the game started at age 11 as a caddie in Michigan and has grown into a lifelong passion. He believes in giving superb, professional instruction, and stresses that “fitting students and getting the correct product in their hands is extremely important” in helping students improve.

Online Video Lessons

Our Performance Center Instructors now offer online video lessons! This is the perfect alternative if there is inclement weather, schedules do not match up or you just do not have time to go to the course!

Online Lessons

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