Meet the Pros

Meet the Pros.

Michael J. Ladden
Director of Golf
Michael Ladden joined Whitford Country Club on November 2, 2006 as Golf Professional. Mike is a graduate of the University of Delaware where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Mike was a 3-time America-East All Conference 1st Team Honoree while at Delaware. In college he worked as our Pro-Shop Manager. After graduation Mike spent 2 years at Whitford as an Assistant Professional before moving on to Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne where he served as an Assistant Professional from 2002 to 2006. During that time Mike successfully took on increasing responsibilities during the change in Head Professional levels at Philadelphia Country Club. His accomplishments with all levels of members gained him significant acclaim and recommendation. His leadership skills have been recognized in his election as President of the Philadelphia Golf Assistants Organization. Mike has also served as a member of the Philadelphia PGA Junior Golf Committee. Mike has enjoyed tremendous success with both members and individually in some prestigious Philadelphia sectional tournaments.

Matt Dieleuterio

Assistant Golf Professional

Matt was born and currently lives in Wilmington, Delaware. He is currently 26 years old and has been working in the golf business since the age of 15. Courses he worked at include Cavaliers Country Club in Newark, Delaware; The Eric McCluen Golf Academy at Applecross Country Club and most recently the Course at Glen Mills. Matt is the 2010 Delaware High School Golf Champion. He attended Wilmington University and played 4 years of NCAA Division II golf there. Currently he is in the PGA Apprentice Program and is about to begin his level 2 work.

Michael Wheeler
PGA Teaching Professional
Recently named by Golf Digest as a "Best Young Teacher in America" Michael joins the Whitford Staff in 2017. Previously he has worked at several clubs as the PGA Director of Instruction and has spent several years playing professional golf on the mini tours with several current PGA Tour players after an NCAA Division I collegiate career.

Michael currently holds many certifications including being a PGA Certified Teaching Professionsl specializing in Teaching & Coaching, one of less than 100 BioSwing Dynamics Instructors in the world, Trackman Level 2 Instructor,K-Vest Level 2 Instructor, and several other professional certifications. He has also been asked to present at the 2016 & 2017 Philadelphia Golf & Travel show. Micheal has spent time working with and observing some of the best instructors in the world including Ted Sheftic, Mike Adams, Butch Harmon, Jim McLean and many others. His teaching philosophy is to be your "coach and instructor that will help you build a consistent and repeatable swing that is based around YOUR individual biomechanics."
Michael currently resides in Reading, Pennsylvania with his wife, Rachel, and his two children, Lucas and Nora.

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