Sweeney Named Director of Golf

Mike Sweeney with Foundation students

Mike Sweeney, center, with Brian Hwang and our middle school students.

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of PGA Professional Michael Sweeney as Director of Golf for The Bridge Golf Foundation and Learning Center.

Michael is currently the Director of Instruction at The Bridge in Bridgehampton, NY, where he has worked for 12 seasons. He will also continue in that role.

Michael comes to us with deep experience as a teacher, having overseen The Bridge’s extensive youth programs and worked with the young men from The Bridge Golf Foundation in Harlem and during their visits to Bridgehampton. Michael is an active player in the Metropolitan PGA Section, where he competes against the region’s best players, in addition to competing against the country’s best players in national PGA of America events.

This month Michael was re-elected to the elite list of Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers in America for 2018-2019. Sweeney has spent the past 11 winters in Miami as a Master Instructor at the Jim McLean Golf School. This winter, he will be present full time at The Bridge Golf Learning Center in Harlem, where he will run the golf operation, supervise the golf education of our young men, and provide golf instruction.

“Mike Sweeney is one of the leading PGA teaching professionals in the Metropolitan area, if not the country,” said Bob Rubin, Co-Founder of the Foundation. “We are thrilled to have him. His presence will have a major impact on our program.”