Mike Klabough, PGA Professional

Mike Klabough, PGA Professional

Mike Klabough, PGA, will be offering clinics, group and private lessons at Pokegama Golf Course this summer.  Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in teaching the game presented in a simple manner to help you improve and enjoy your golf game.  He learned from the Harmon (father Claude, the 1948 Masters Champion and sons Butch, Dick, Craig and Bill) family, considered the first family of golf.  Mike’s teaching method allows you to maximize your potential with designated drills to make things easier and can help with any aspect of your game including putting, short game (chipping, pitching, bunkers), full swing, trouble shots as well as course strategy and the mental side of the game.  If you would like to schedule or participate in any teaching program, please call the golf shop at 218-326-3444 or call Mike directly at 812-309-8877.


clinics with mike

2019 Schedule TBD


“Putting”- Topics including “straight back and straight through” vs. “Arc” putting, which method works best for you, distance and direction control, how to read greens and games to make practice fun and beneficial will be addressed.  

“Pitching and Chipping”- Topics including the difference between the two, how and when to use each method, club selection based on the situation and once again, games to make practice fun and beneficial will be covered.

“Bunker Play”- Topics including technique, club selection, distance control, as well as buried and “fried egg” lies will be addressed.  As a bonus, fairway bunkers will be discussed.

“Full Swing”- Topics including proper grip, stance, posture and alignment as well as personalized full swing techniques.  The three full swing principles will be taught.

“Escaping Trouble”- Topics include how to hit it higher/lower than normal, curving the ball (left to right and right to left) and combining them (hitting it higher or lower and curving it).

“Slicer’s School”- Just as it sounds. If the ball curves (not intentionally) too far from you, this one is for you.

“Distance Quest”- If you are looking for a little more distance, this is a perfect session for you.  Topics will include increasing club head speed, increasing length of swing (if applicable), and some beneficial drills to help in gaining distance.

“Uphill, Downhill & Side Hill Lies”- The only guaranteed level lies are on the tee box.  This clinic will address all lies that are not flat. Topics will include set up changes, club selection and ball flight expectations.

Get Golf Ready:

Develop skills and establish the foundation to play golf. You will learn the difference between clubs, the proper usage of golf carts, push carts, the various markings on the golf course, and how to execute basic golf skills comfortably on the driving range and the golf course. All equipment supplied.

Mondays, 4/22/19 -5/20/19 Session 1 10:00-11:15 am Session 2 5:00-6:15 pm Fee: $99

Lesson Plus:
This is a 75-minute session for you and 3 friends with individually based teaching is a less intimidating format. Each person will be instructed centered on her/his particular areas that need improvement.  Cost- $30/person.

Private Lessons:
Private instruction is available at your convenience. Choose full swing woods & irons, chipping, pitching, putting, course management or any topic.  Sessions are 30-minutes and cost $50 for adults and $30 for juniors (17 and under).

Playing Lessons:
Playing lessons are available on a course availability schedule.  Rates are based upon time ($75/hour for adults, $40/hour for juniors).


Interested in more information about lessons with Mike Contact us! 326-3444