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.

Brent Norton


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 TSR 2 Driver w/ Ventus Blue
  • Titleist TSR 2 Fairways
  • Titleist T-150 Irons
  • Titleist Vokey SM9 Raw Wedges
  • TaylorMade Spyder Tour Red Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1x Ball

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Connor Dillon

General 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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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 ​TSR 3 9*​ Driver​ w/ Ventus 6x shaft
  • Callaway UW 17* HZRDUS 4G 6.5
  • Edel SMS Pro Irons 3-PW w/ Modus 105 Stiff
  • Edel​ Wedges​ 50, 54, 58
  • Edel EAS 4.0​ Putter​
  • Callaway Chrome Soft X Ball

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Nick Broumand

Entertainment Director 

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.

What’s in Nick’s bag?

  • Cobra AeroJet LS 10.5*
  • Ping G425 Max Fairway
  • Ping G410 19* Hybrid
  • Ping i525 Irons
  • Callaway Custom Jawz Wedges
  • Cobr King Sport Putter
  • Titleist ProV1 Golf Ball

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Luke Nesbitt

Marketing Manager

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; having won back to back conference championships as a team his junior and senior year, as well as taking the individual title his senior year. He continued his competitive career in college at Saginaw Valley State University, and still competes in amateur tournaments around the state and country.

What’s in Luke’s bag?

  • Mizuno ST-Z 220 ​Driver ​w/ Graphite Design AD-DI 6x
  • Mizuno ST-Z ​Fairway w/ Kaili Blue 7x
  • Mizuno Pro Fli-Hi 3​ Iron
  • Mizuno ​P​ro 223 4,5 ​I​ron​s​
  • Mizuno ​P​ro 221 ​Irons (​6-pw​)​
  • Mizuno T22 ​Wedges ​50​*/54​*/58​*
  • Evnroll EV 5.1 w/ Plumbers Neck
  • Titleist ProV1x Golf 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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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.

What’s in Patrick’s bag?

  • Titleist TSi3 9* Driver w/ Mitsubishi Tensei White 65 S
  • Titleist TSi3 15* & 18* Fairways
  • Cobra King Tour Irons
  • Callaway Jaws Raw 56* and 60* Wedges
  • Toulon Garage Chicago Custom Putter
  • Titleist ProV1X 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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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?

  • Driver: TaylorMade Stealth 2 w/ Ventus TR Blue 8 X
  • 3 wood: TaylorMade Stealth 2 Plus 15* Fairway
  • 2 iron: TaylorMade Stealth UDI 18* w/ Nippon Modus 120 X
  • TaylorMade P770/P7MC Forged Irons
  • TaylorMade HiToe Wedges
  • Odyssey Toulon Garage Las Vegas Putter
  • TaylorMade TP5x 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 TSR3 9* ​Driver w/Fujikura Ventus Blue 6x
  • Titleist TSR3 15*​ Fairway
  • Titleist T200 2i​ Driving Iron
  • Titleist T100 ​Irons (​4-PW​)
  • Titleist SM9 Raw ​50*/56*/60* ​​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 Stealth 2 plus 9* Driver w/ Graphite Design HD-6X
  • TaylorMade Stealth 2 Plus 15*  w/ Ventus Red TR 7x
  • TaylorMade Stealth 2 17* Rescue w/ Graphite Design AD-DI 9x
  • TaylorMade P7-MC Irons
  • TaylorMade Hi Toe 50* Wedge
  • TaylorMade MG3 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?

  • Mizuno ST230 9*​ Driver w/Graphite Design Tour AD Di 7TX
  • Mizuno ST230 15*​ Fairway
  • Mizuno MP20 HMB​ 2 Iron​
  • Mizuno MP20​ Irons (4-pw)
  • Mizuno T22 ​Wedges ​50S​/​54C​/​58D
  • Bettinardi Studio Stock #28 Center ​S​hafted​ 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?

  • G430 LST 10.5 Driver w/ Ventus blue 6x
  • G430 Max 14.5 Fairway
  • G430 19* Hybrid
  • Ping i230 Irons 4-PW
  • Ping Glide 4.0 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 never stops growing. His favorite golf memory is having his dad caddy for him in the Michigan Amateur at The Country Club of Detroit. After 4 years of college golf at Spring Arbor University, Sean finds himself being able to enjoy his passion every day here at Miles, helping people enjoy golf with the best set of clubs for them.

What’s in Sean’s bag?

  • Driver: Cobra Aerojet 10.5* Driver w/ Ventus Black 7x
  • 3 wood: Cobra Aerojet w/ EvenFlow T1100 7x
  • Hybrid: Cobra Aerojet 19* w/ Tensei White 90X
  • Irons: Cobra King CB Irons
  • Cobra Snakebite 50*, 54*, 60*
  • Cobra “Kuda” Putter
  • Titleist ProV1X Golf Ball

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Kevin Caron

Club Fitter 

Kevin joined our fitting team here in 2021. Before coming to work here, he was an Assistant Golf Professional at The Country Club of Detroit, 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?

  • Titleist TSR3 9* Driver w/ Graphite Design AD-DI 6x
  • Titleist TSR2+13* Fairway
  • Titleist T-200 17* Driving Iron
  • Titleist T-150 Irons (4-pw)
  • Vokey SM9 50*, 55*, 60* Wedges
  • Scotty Cameron Phantom X 12 Putter
  • Titleist Pro V1 Golf Ball

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Jacob Coudret

Club Fitter 

Jacob has been working as a fitter here since 2020. 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?

  • Callaway Paradym 9* Driver w/ LA Golf Trono 75 X
  • Callaway Paradym TD 15* 3 Wood
  • Callaway Apex Pro 19* Hybrid
  • Callaway X-Forged UT 18* 2 Iron
  • Callaway X-Forged 4-7 Irons
  • Callaway Apex MB 8-PW Irons
  • Callaway Jaws Full Toe 52* & 58* Wedges
  • Odyssey Tri-Hot 5K #2 Putter
  • Callaway Chrome Soft X Golf Ball

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Joey Kurtz

Club Fitter 

Joey began fitting clubs at Miles of Golf in the spring of 2022. 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?

  • Driver: Dynapower Carbon 9* w/ Ventus Black TR 7x
  • Fairway: Dynapower 3 wood w/ Ventus Black TR 8x
  • Utility: 21/24 Wilson staff model 
  • Irons: Wilson Staff model blade 6-p 
  • Wedges: Wilson Staff model 50/54/58
  • Putter: LAB MEZZ MAX
  • Ball: Wilson staff model 

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Matt Barno

Club Fitter 

Matt started working at Miles of Golf as a sales associate in January of 2022. In May of 2023 he made the switch to Club Fitting. He grew up in Southeastern Michigan and found his love for golf by caddying at a local country club. Matt played golf in high school and collegiately. He graduated from Wayne State with a bachelor’s in Global Supply Chain Management and still competes competitively. 

What’s in Matt’s bag?

  • Driver: Titleist TSR 3 8* w/ Tour AD UB 7-X
  • Fairway: TaylorMade Stealth 15* w/ Ventus Black 7-X 
  • Utility: 18* Wilson Staff Model w/ Tour AD- DI
  • Irons:  Mizuno Pro 223 KBS Tour 130 X 4-PW
  • Wedges: Edel SMS 50* , 54*, 60* w/ KBS 125 Stiff
  • Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2.5 
  • Ball: Titleist Pro V1x  

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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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Chris Mile

President – Retired

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.

Doug Davis

Vice President, Golf Range Operations – Retired

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.