Michelle Grafos, PGA

Award-winning Golf Instructor



Michelle Grafos
Michelle Grafos

Michelle Grafos Golfing

Experience & Accolades


Esmeralda Golf Course
  • Director of Player Development | 2021 to Present

Indian Canyon Golf Course
  • Assistant Golf Professional/Instructor | 2014 to 2020

The Links Golf Club
  • Assistant Golf Professional/Instructor | 2003 to 2013

Lewis and Clark High School Coach
  • Nine-time Greater Spokane League Girls Golf Coach of the Year
  • Led Lewis and Clark High School to nine League Titles, a 2009 4A State Championship, and numerous athletes earning first and second team All-League Honors.

Awards and Certifications
  • 2021 Top 50 Kids Coach, Awarded by U.S. Kids Golf Foundation (View Press Release)
  • 2017 IEPGA Teacher of the Year
  • 2015 IEPGA Youth Player Development Award Winner
  • 2014 IEPGA Youth Player Development Award Winner
  • 2014 Founding Member of PGA Junior League Golf in the Inland Empire Chapter of the PGA
  • US Kids Golf Certified Coach
  • Positive Coaching Alliance Certified Coach
  • PGA Coach / ADM Certified Youth Sports Coach
  • Eyeline Golf Tour Roll Certified Instructor
  • Eyeline Golf 4 Putting Elements Certified Instructor

University of Washington Athlete
  • Four-year Varsity Letter-Winner on nationally ranked team
  • Participated in four NCAA Regional Championships
  • Participated in two NCAA National Championships
  • Three-time Academic All-American in Women's Golf
  • Three-time Pac-10 All-American Team (two 1st Team Honors, one 2nd Team Honor)

Education and Membership
  • 2012 Elected as a full member of the PGA of America
  • 2012 Master of Arts in Sport and Athletic Administration, Gonzaga University
  • 2005 Washington State Teaching Certificate, Seattle Pacific University
  • 2003 Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, The University of Washington

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