Michael Breed to open golf academy at Donald Trump's Ferry Point course
Michael Breed, host of Golf Channel's "The Golf Fix" who Golf Digest ranked 13th in its list of top 50 instructors, will open his academy at Donald Trump's Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point. The Michael Breed Golf Academy was previously located at Manhattan Woods Golf Club.
Trump's Ferry Point, which Trump hopes will host a U.S Open in the future, will now boast New York's number one-ranked instructor when the course opens in 2015. At the very least, the excitable Breed and the limelight-loving Trump should prove a formidable partnership.
Michael Breed Golf Academy to Open at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point*
*#1 Golf Instructor in New York Bringing Talents to Trump's Latest Triumph
New York, NY- December 15, 2014- Donald J. Trump today announced highly acclaimed instructor Michael Breed and his namesake golf academy will open at Trump's brand new Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point. Michael Breed joins Trump as the number one golf instructor in the state of New York, and thirteenth on Golf Digest's list of Top Fifty Instructors in the United States.
Throughout his twenty five year career Breed has worked with over thirty PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, Nationwide Tour and Senior Tour players and brings this breadth of experience at the highest level to each of his students. He is also the host of Golf Channel's hit show "The Golf Fix" and was recognized as the PGA's National Teacher of the Year in 2012.
Donald J. Trump, Chairman and President of the Trump Organization says, "We are thrilled to have Michael bring his immense talent and highly regarded academy to Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, which will be one of the finest public golf courses in the country. Michael is an incredible addition to an already stellar facility and we look forward to continuing our great relationship for many years to come."
Michael Breed added, "I'm honored to partner with the Trump Organization on this incredible opportunity to bring my academy to a world-class facility located just minutes outside of Manhattan. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point is truly an unbelievable course and I'm confident we will experience great success."
Most recently Michael was the Director of Instruction at the Michael Breed Golf Academy previously located at the Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, NY. Formerly, Michael was the Head Golf Professional at Sunningdale Country Club for 12 years from 2001 -- 2012. His experience includes five years as the Head Golf Professional at Birchwood Country Club and Assistant Professional positions at Deepdale Golf Club and Augusta National Golf Club.
Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point is part of a city-funded redevelopment project. The 18-hole links style Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, designed in consultation with Sanford Design, will be operated by the Trump Golf team and will be a part of the global golf portfolio of native New Yorker and avid golfer Donald Trump. The city's newest golf facility is located in the Bronx with easy access to all five boroughs, just minutes outside of Manhattan and situated at the foot of the Whitestone Bridge. The course is designed specifically to take advantage of spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, East River and the Whitestone and Throgs Neck bridges. In addition to the 18-hole course, Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point will also feature a state of the art practice facility, a magnificent clubhouse and dining amenities.
Trump, who has been recognized as "golf's greatest builder today" by Golf Digest, currently has 18 championship courses in his portfolio, including Trump National Doral Miami's world-renowned Blue Monster, home to the WGC- Cadillac Championship and Golf Magazine's selection for Best Renovation of 2014 and perhaps ever.