Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Michael Block

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in San Diego

Head Golf Professional

Current Employer: Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo, California

Iowa-born Michael block says his current role as a Head Golf Professional in Southern California is a dream come true. The PGA Professional leads instruction at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo.

Beyond his natural ability to relate to people, Block’s education at the Golf Academy of America in San Diego played a key role in landing his current position. "GAA taught me how important it was to have knowledge in each aspect of the business and yet at the same time, keep my golf game going,” he says.

He advises students to pursue a well-rounded education. “Learn everything. You never know which direction your life will take you,” says Block.

What's in His Bag? TaylorMade

Golf Ball of Choice: TaylorMade

Best part of his job: “I get to go to a golf club every day of my life!”

Michael Block