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Michael Cestone’s passion is teaching and coaching golf. Eight years ago he opened Cestone Golf Academy in Pennsylvania. Michael relocated Cestone Golf Academy to Tampa Florida in June 2015 to pursue his passion of coaching golf. He is proficient at coaching students to reach their goals. He is certified with TrackMan, USGTF, WGCA, Callaway Club Fitting, SCOR Golf club fitting (Now Ben Hogan), Golf Genius Tournament Software. He is currently in the PGA Apprentice program and will continue his education until he becomes a class A PGA member. Michael currently trained with some of the best golf instructors (Andrew Rice, Cameron McCormik, David Orr, George Gankas) at Coach Camp.
Michael has extensive knowledge working with junior golfers, coaching his sons to over 30 wins on various junior golf tours. The most notable of those wins are a Pa State Junior Championship in the 14 and under division. Also his sons, as sophomores, played a significant role in taking their high school team to a second place finish in the Pa State Championship. This was the best finish in the history of their high school. Michael coached the Abington Heights High School Golf team to a 10-3-2 record in his first year as head coach, with a team that graduated 5 starters from the previous year. Michael was an assistant coach for the girls golf team at Scranton Prep High School for three years. Michael also coached for 2 ½ years at The First Tee of Tampa Bay.
Michael has his hands on the pulse of junior golf with his sons competing on the AJGA, Florida Junior Tour, PGA Junior Tour, Junior amateur qualifiers, junior state tournaments, USGA tournaments, US Kids, First Tee of Tampa Bay Tournaments, etc… He managed travel arrangements for his sons’ tournaments for 10 years as well as his students at Abington Heights High School. He continues to help junior golfers pursue their dreams of playing high school golf, college golf and beyond.
Michael has played amateur golf his entire life. He started 4 years on his high school golf team. He is a Club Champion and a runner up 4 times at the Country Club of Scranton. He has won, with his father, 7 Father's Day tournaments, 3 member/member tournaments and 3 senior /junior tournaments at the Country Club of Scranton.
Michael Cestone is a dedicated, hard working, give 100% type of person.
Michael’s mission is to provide golfers of all abilities the necessary lessons and coaching to achieve their goals.