Any Business is Only as Good as its Staff

Our staff is comprised of avid golfers whose goal is to make our customers better golfers and help them enjoy the game more. As a group there are certain things we value:

  • We do what we say we’ll do.
  • We treat each other and our customers with fairness, honesty, and respect.
  • We take pride in doing things right and being successful.
  • Working as a team is important to all of us.
  • Although we come from very different backgrounds, we all have one thing in common: we all love golf.

Chris Mile

President

Chris had run several small businesses in New York City and Michigan before starting Miles of Golf. For Chris, nothing has been as much fun as seeing Miles of Golf grow and become an important part of the Ann Arbor golf community.

Chris was a Michigan high school golf champion, captain of the University of Miami (FL) golf team, two-time runner-up in the Michigan Amateur, and coach of a state champion Greenhills High School Golf Team. He is a graduate of the University of Miami and Columbia Business School.

What’s in Chris’s bag?

  • Titleist TSi3 Driver w/UST AxivCore Red Shaft
  • Titleist TSi2 Fairways
  • Titleist TSi2 Hybrids
  • TaylorMade P770 Irons
  • Callaway Jaws Wedges
  • Odyssey Toulon Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1 Ball

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Doug Davis

Vice President, Golf Range Operations

Doug runs the practice facility which has been ranked one of the top 100 ranges in the country every year since 1996. He makes sure everything about your practice experience at Miles of Golf is the best, including heating your range balls in the winter for optimum feel.

Doug grew up in Ypsilanti and was All State and medalist in the Michigan high school championship while at Ypsilanti High. Doug was the captain of the University of Michigan Golf Team. Doug has also won the Golf Association of Michigan Stroke Play Tournament (Michigan’s premier amateur stroke play tournament) and the GAM Mid Amateur. In 1996 he was awarded the Boyne Cup which is given annually to the top amateur golfer in the state.

What’s in Doug’s bag?

  • Titleist 917 D2 Driver w/Diamana S+
  • Titleist 917 F2 Fairways
  • Mizuno Hybrids
  • Mizuno JPX 900 Tour Forged Irons
  • Mizuno T7 Wedges
  • Odyssey White Hot 2-Ball Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1 Ball

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Brent Norton

Vice President, Golf Shop Operations

At Miles of Golf, Brent manages all aspects of our custom fitting operation. He runs The Cluboratory, where his extensive knowledge of golf club technology and club fitting has been instrumental in developing our state of the art launch monitor fitting program.  Brent is widely consulted by the major club manufactures for his opinion on their new clubs and their club fitting systems.  He also runs our award winning golf shop.  “Norty” is a diehard Buckeye fan living in Ann Arbor.

What’s in Brent’s bag?

  • Titleist TSi 2 Driver w/Tensei AV Raw Blue
  • Titleist TSi 2 Fairways
  • Titleist T-200 Irons
  • Titleist Vokey SM8 Raw Wedges
  • TaylorMade Spyder Tour Red Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1x Ball

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Zach Martin

Director of Sales & Purchasing

Zach has enjoyed working in the Golf Industry for the past 16 years. His experience includes retail management, club repair, fitting, OEM operations and analytics. At Miles of Golf, Zach oversees the purchasing working directly with manufacturers and their reps to ensure the shop has what our customers need when they need it. Zach enjoys all aspects of the game and is grateful for the relationships that have grown as a result of our shared passion as golfers.

What’s in Zach’s bag?

  • Titleist ​TSi 3 9*​ Driver​ w/ Ventus 6x shaft
  • Callaway Epic Flash SZ #3​ Fairway​
  • Cobra MIM T​our​ C​opper Irons 3-PW
  • Edel​ Wedges​ 50, 54, 58
  • Edel EAS 4.0​ Putter​
  • Callaway Chrome Soft X Ball

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Joe Kellersohn

Marketing Manager

Joe’s in charge of marketing and manages our website. He also handles our advertising and assists with our special events including Milesapalooza, the Club Swap & Garage Sale, Test & Fit and the Golf Fair.

He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree.

What’s in Joe’s bag?

  • Cobra LTDx Driver w/ Fujikura Ventus Blue 60s
  • Titleist 917F Fairway
  • Ping G Crossover Hybrid
  • Callaway Apex Sweet Spot Combo Irons
  • Titleist Vokey SM7 Wedges
  • Scotty Cameron Squareback Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1x Ball

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Connor Dillon

Golf Shop Manager

Connor grew up across the street from Green Meadows Golf Course in Monroe and began playing at age 5.  He played in many junior events and alongside fellow club fitter, Nate Lammers, at Ida High School, winning two league titles and qualifying for the State Championship. An avid golfer his entire life, Connor started at Miles of Golf as a cashier while attending Monroe County Community College in 2016.

What’s in Connor’s bag?

  • Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero *9 Driver w/ Tensei Orange 60 TX
  • Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero *15 Fairway
  • Callaway Apex 18* Hybrid
  • Callaway X Forged CB Irons
  • Callaway Jawz Raw Wedges
  • Toulon Stroke Lab Las Vegas Putter
  • Callaway Chrome Soft X Golf Ball

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Ken Johns

Club Fitter

Ken joined our staff in the spring of 2008.  His extensive retail backgound and club fitting knowledge has been a bonus for Miles of Golf.  Ken has developed a special expertise in putter fitting and is SAM Puttlab Certified.  Ken played college golf at Eastern Michigan University, where he graduated with a marketing degree.

What’s in Ken’s bag?

  • Callaway Epic Max LS 9* Driver w/ MMt 60 Stiff
  • Callaway Epic Speed #4 & #7 Fairways
  • Callaway Apex 4 Hybrid
  • Callaway Apex Triple Combo Irons:Apex DCB 4,5 Irons, Apex 6,7,8,9 Irons, Apex Pro PW & AW
  • Callaway PM Grind Wedges – 54* & 58*
  • Bettinardi Sick Hive BB0 Putter
  • Callaway Chrome Soft Truvis Yellow Golf Ball

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Shawn Zawodni

Club Fitter

Shawn came to Miles of Golf in 2007.  He is a graduate of the Ferris State University Professional Golf Management Program and a former tech rep for TaylorMade Golf. His extensive knowledge of club fitting including launch monitor technology has made Shawn one of our most sought after club fitters.

What’s in Shawn’s bag?

  • TaylorMade 2020 SIM Driver w/Aldila RIP-X 85TX Shaft
  • TaylorMade SIM2 Ti 15* Fairway
  • TaylorMade Stealth Plus 19* Hybrid
  • TaylorMade P770/P7MC Forged Irons
  • TaylorMade HiToe Wedges
  • Odyssey Toulon Garage Las Vegas Putter
  • TaylorMade TP5x Ball

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Bryan Carpenter

Vendor Accounts Coordinator

Bryan joined the Miles staff in March of 2008. He graduated from the Univ. of Detroit Mercy with a Masters Degree in Architectural Design in May of 2008. He is an active tournament participant, qualifying for two Michigan Amateur Championships (2012 & 2013) and the Michigan Open in 2013 and placing 2nd in the 2014 GAM Senior/Mid Am Championship. Bryan also worked as a Tech Rep for Cobra Golf for three years.

What’s in Bryan’s bag?

  • Cobra LTDx Driver w/Graphite Design DI6 shaft
  • Cobra LTDx Fairway Wood
  • Cobra LTDx Hybrid
  • Cobra Forged Tec Copper Irons
  • Cobra MIM Black Wedges
  • Bettinardi Studio Stock #7 Putter
  • Srixon Z-Star XV Divide Ball

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Alan Dante

Repair Manager

Alan joined the Miles of Golf staff in 2008 and previously worked for Ping Golf as a Technical Fitting Expert.  He had been with Ping for 18 years and in the golf business for 23. As our repair manager, he handles everything from re-gripping to re-shafting and everything in between.

What’s in Alan’s bag?

  • Callaway GBB Driver w/Matrix Ozik HD-6 Shaft
  • Callaway X-Hot 2 Pro 5-Wood
  • Srixon Z U65 4 Iron
  • Callaway Apex Forged 5-GW
  • Callaway Mac Daddy Phil Mickelson Wedges
  • Ping Vintage Anser 5 Copper Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1x Ball

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Nate Lammers

Club Fitter, TrackMan Level II Certified

Nate came to Miles of Golf in 2011 and has played competitive golf since the age of 9. Competing in college at Saddleback Community College and at the University of Toledo. Graduated with a bachelors in Marketing and Professional sales. Has competed recently in GAM and USGA events as an amateur. Nate has been fitting since 2007 and is TRACKMAN level II certified.

What’s in Nate’s bag?

  • Titleist TS3 8.5* Driver w/ Tensei Orange 60TX
  • Titleist TS3 15*  Fairways
  • Titleist U500 Driving iron
  • Titleist T100 4&5 Irons and 620 CB 6-PW
  • Titleist Vokey SM8 Black Wedges
  • Titleist Futura 6M Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1x Golf Ball

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Jon Watchowski

Club Fitter 

Jon started working at Miles of Golf in 2018 but has worked in the golf industry at golf courses for 6+ years. Graduated from Ferris state in 2017 with a bachelors degree in professional golf management and is currently a Class A PGA professional.

What’s in Jon’s bag?

  • TaylorMade SIM 2 9* Driver w/ Graphite Design XC-6X
  • TaylorMade SIM 2 15* Ti Fairway
  • TaylorMade SIM 2 17* Rescue
  • TaylorMade P7-MC Irons
  • TaylorMade Hi Toe 50* Wedge
  • TaylorMade MG2 TW 56* and 60* Wedges
  • TaylorMade Spider X Chalk Putter
  • TaylorMade TP5X Golf Ball

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Justin Pahl

Club Fitter 

Justin has worked at Miles of Golf for the last four years. He has played golf in college, amateur events in Michigan, and currently professional golf. Spent this past winter playing and caddying down in Jupiter Florida. He brings a very relaxed atmosphere to his fittings along with the wealth of knowledge from playing at a high level. 

What’s in Justin’s bag?

  • Callaway Rogue St Triple Diamond LS Driver w/ LA Golf Trono 75 Shaft
  • Titleist TSi3 Fairway
  • Mizuno MP20 HMB 2-Iron
  • Mizuno MP20 MB Irons 4-PW
  • Scratch 50 DS Wedge
  • Edel 54 & 58 C Grind Wedges
  • Bettinardi Studio Stock #28 Center Shafted Putter
  • Callaway Chrome Soft X Ball

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Joe Dier

Club Fitter 

Joe started fitting at miles of golf in 2020 and has been playing golf since he was 10 years old. He played high school golf at Bedford High School including on the varsity three of those years and making the state tournament at MSU during his senior year.  His first set of fitted golf clubs was courtesy of Ken Johns at Miles of Golf.  After high school, he attended the University of Toledo and obtained a Marketing degree, while caddying at the historic Inverness Country Club.

What’s in Joe’s bag?

  • G425 LST 10.5 Driver w/ Ventus blue 6x
  • G425 Max 14.5 Fairway
  • G425 19* Hybrid
  • Wilson Staff CB Irons 4-PW
  • Wilson Staff wedges 52, 56, 60
  • TaylorMade TP5X Golf Ball

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Sean Sommerville

Club Fitter 

Sean came to Miles of Golf in 2020.  His dad got him started in the game and his passion for it hasn’t stopped growing each and every day. His favorite golf memory is having his dad caddy for him in the Michigan Amateur at The Country Club of Detroit where he may not have played as well as he would have liked, but still to have his dad there supporting his passion meant a lot to him. After 4 years of college golf at Spring Arbor University, Sean finds himself back being able to enjoy his passion every day here at Miles, helping people to be able to enjoy their passion of golf as well by getting the best set of clubs for them in their hands for the beautiful game of golf.

What’s in Sean’s bag?

  • Cobra LTDx 9* Driver with Kuro Kage Silver
  • Cobra Rad Big Tour 3 Fairway
  • Cobra Utility at 17.5 deg
  • Cobra MB Irons
  • Titleist Vokey SM9 Wedges
  • Cobra “Kuda” Putter
  • Titleist ProV1X Golf Ball

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Kevin Caron

Club Fitter 

Kevin is one of the newest members on our fitting team at Miles of Golf. He has been an Assistant Golf Professional at The Country Club of Detroit for the last three years, as well as spending his Winter months working at various prestigious clubs in Naples, Florida. Kevin graduated from Ferris State’s PGA program in 2018 and is currently a Class A Professional.

What’s in Kevin’s bag?

  • Cobra F8 9* Driver w/ HZRDUS Smoke 6.5 60g
  • Cobra F8 13* Fairway
  • Titleist 915 19* Hybrid
  • Cobra King Forged MB/CB Irons
  • Vokey SM7 50, 54, 58 Wedges
  • Scotty Cameron GoLo 5 Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1 Golf Ball

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Patrick Aretha

Custom Order Specialist 

Patrick was born and raised in Saline, MI and started playing golf when he was about 5 years old with his Dad. He continued to develop his skills and eventually became a successful amateur golfer playing regularly on the U.S. Am Tour. He is now coming out of a career in the hospitality industry to pursue a passion for golf full time. Currently pursuing PGA membership, he is a member of the Swing Thought Tour, and club fitter for Miles of Golf. A tinkerer by nature, Patrick tries to educate other golfers and help them make the best decisions for their golf equipment needs.

What’s in Patrick’s bag?

  • Titleist TSi3 9* Driver w/ Mitsubishi Tensei White 65 S
  • Titleist TSi3 15* & 18* Fairways
  • TaylorMade P730 Irons
  • TaylorMade MG2 56* and 60* Wedges
  • Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2 Putter
  • Titleist ProV1X Golf Ball

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Luke Nesbitt

Club Fitter 

Luke is one of the newest club fitters here at Miles, however his experience in the golf industry stretches back 10 years. Picking up golf at the age of 12, Luke started working in club repair at age 15 and hasn’t looked back since. Luke was an accomplished golfer at Clarkston High School, earning medalist honors at the conference championship his senior year, as well as an overall team victory. He continued his competitive career in college at Saginaw Valley State University, and still competes in amateur tournaments around the state. When not golfing, Luke can be seen performing stand up comedy around Michigan, having the pleasure of performing along names you’ve seen on Netflix and Comedy Central.

What’s in Luke’s bag?

  • Titleist 915 D3 8.5* Driver w/ Aldila Tour Blue 60x
  • Callaway Razr Fit Xtreme 15* Fairway
  • Srixon ZU85 18* Driving Iron
  • Ping S55 Irons
  • Scratch 50/54/58 Wedges
  • Scotty Cameron Jet Setter Limited Putter
  • Titleist ProV1 Golf Ball

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Jacob Coudret

Club Fitter 

Jacob is one of our newest fitters here at Miles of Golf. An Avid Golfer who took up the game when he was 14 years old. He played at Milan Highschool where he was Captain of the Varsity team for 2 years and competed in multiple state championships. His passion for the game has brought him here to Miles of Golf for the Pursuit of a Career in this great game. He still enjoys playing in tournaments and vows to one day win the Michigan Open.

What’s in Jacob’s bag?

  • TaylorMade M5 Driver W/ Adila Rogue Silver 60x
  • Callaway Epic 15* Fairway
  • Mizuno MP-20 MCC Fli-Hi 2 Iron
  • Mizuno MP-37 Irons
  • Mizuno T5 46, 52, 56, and TaylorMade Hi-Toe 60 Wedges
  • Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Putter
  • Titleist ProV1X Golf Ball

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Nick Broumand

Club Fitter 

Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I remember coming to Miles of Golf when I was just 6 years old with my Uncle. I remember looking around the golf shop and feeling like a kid in a candy store. After 10+ years in the hospitality and retail business, I decided to work in the golf industry. I like to play in tournaments such as the Ann Arbor city tournament and Livonia city tournament. My goal at Miles of Golf, is to make every golfer I meet a better golfer so they can enjoy the game as much as I do.

What’s in Nick’s bag?

  • Titleist TSi2 Driver w/ Adila Rogue Silver 60x
  • Ping G425 Max Fairway
  • Ping G410 19* Hybrid
  • Cobra RadSpeed Irons
  • Callaway Custom Jawz Wedges
  • Cobr King Sport Putter
  • Titleist ProV1 Golf Ball

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Joey Kurtz

Club Fitter 

Joey began fitting clubs at Miles of Golf this spring. He played college golf at Northwood University and spent three winters working in Florida. The last four years he was an Assistant Golf Professional at Belmont Country Club in Ohio and then chose Miles to focus on his passion for custom club fitting.

What’s in Joey’s bag?

  • Titleist TSI4 Driver w/ RDX Black 6.5 Shaft
  • Ping G425 LST and TaylorMade Sim2 Ti Fairways
  • Ping G425 Hybrid 
  • Srixon Z-Forged Irons
  • Cleveland RTX Zipcore Wedges
  • Bettinardi BB Zero Dass Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1x Golf Ball

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Alex Sugar

Inventory Specialist

I was born in Denver, Colorado and moved here to my parents home state of Michigan when I was 8. Landed in Brighton in 1994 and ended up graduating from Brighton High School in 2004. I was an avid baseball player growing up, playing all throughout high school and 2 years in college. I enjoyed playing golf in my free time with my father and friends when I could. I really like doing anything outdoors from hunting, fishing, and being up north as much as I can with my wife and two boys. I still live in Brighton where I met my wife and coach my oldest baseball team in my free time.

What’s in Alex’s bag?

  • Ping G425 LST Driver w/ Hzrdus Smoke X
  • Titleist U510 1 iron
  • Ping G410 Crossover #3
  • Mizuno JPX921 Forged Irons
  • Mizuno T20 52, 56, 62 Wedges
  • Odyssey Toulon Long Island Putter
  • TaylorMade TP5x Golf Ball

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