Experts of the Game Mike Finney

Mike finney

Cardinal Golf Academy Director of Instruction University of Louisville Golf Club

Simpsonville, Kentucky

Playing Accomplishments:

Played collegiately at LSU - Four year starter

#1 Ranked Team in the Nation -1989

SEC Champions - 1987

#9 Ranked Junior in the US - 1985

Professional Accomplishments

TrackMan Key Opinion Leader 2017

PGA Horton Smith Award Kentucky - 2018

PGA Teacher of the Year Kentucky - 2019

#8 Ranked Teacher in Kentucky - 2018

Hosted and organized several international seminars on Golf Instruction

Anti Summit 1 & 2 - 2010 -2012

Golf Swing Kinetics - 2017

Moderator for Open Forum Panel - 2018

Family Information:

Mike met his wife Janet Finney while both worked in the golf shop at Valhalla Golf Club in 1997. They married in 2002 and have four children - Evan, Hunter, Sydney, and Jackson. Hunter played high school golf at Male High School and Jackson currently plays at St. Xavier High School.

Social Media Handles:

Twitter: @mfinneygolf

Facebook: Cardinal Golf Academy https://m.facebook.com/Cardinal-Golf-Academy-124965387900576/

Email: mikef@gocards.com

Favorite Quote:

“Physics is really nothing more than a search for ultimate simplicity, but so far all we have is a kind of elegant messiness.”

--Bill Bryson

To Be Successful Mike Needs:

Talented and committed students who buy in to the path we have chosen

If Mike Could Teach Anyone One Thing It Would Be:

What makes the ball fly the way it does - start direction and why it curves.

Kentucky PGA Professionals are experts in the game and business of golf. A special thank you to Mike for allowing us to learn from him and get a glimpse into what makes him so successful.

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