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chandlerChandler Withington, PGA

Head Golf Professional
As head of golf staff, he leads the team ensuring the highest level of service for the club’s members and guests. Prior to taking the helm at Hazeltine, Chandler worked at some of the top clubs in the country, including Seminole Golf Club in Florida and Merion Golf Club in Pennsylvania. He is a member of the club’s contingent representing Hazeltine with local and national golf organizations such as the MGA, USGA, and PGA of America.
E-mail: cwithington@hngc.com
Phone: (952) 556-5403

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Mike Barge, PGA

Director of Instruction
Mike has been Director of Instruction at Hazeltine since 1986. In that time, he has received many awards, including Minnesota PGA Teacher of the year twice and Golf Digest’s Minnesota’s #1 Golf Instructor 6 times. Along with playing in five senior major championships and winning the Minnesota State Open in 2006, he has been named Minnesota PGA Player of the Year and Senior Player of the Year. We are fortunate to have Mike overseeing all instruction programs at the Club, including individual and group lessons, junior programs and specialty clinics.

E-mail: m.barge@att.net
Phone: (952) 556-5404

Chris-Baisch-1-[1]Chris Baisch, PGA

Teaching Professional
Chris is in his fourth season at Hazeltine, and has over ten years of teaching experience. He is becoming one of Minnesota’s leading young golf instructors. He loves working with all ages men/women but has a real passion for developing elite young junior golfers and helping them reach their full potential.

Email: cbaisch@hngc.com
Phone: 952-556-5442