Our Team

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CHAD ORBAKER

Head Professional / Owner

Chad is the owner and head PGA Professional at Oxford Golf Academy

Chad enrolled in the PGA Golf Management Program At Campbell University In 2005 And Graduated In 2009. 

He started teaching his first year at Campbell and quickly realized that teaching is what avenue he loved and wanted to pursue as a PGA Professional.

Chad began playing golf at the age of young age of 3 in Rochester, NY where he learned to play with the help of his parents and coaches. succeeding at the junior level he also played on the high school varsity team starting in 7th grade.

At Oxford Golf Academy Chad now focuses on giving introductory lessons to new students so that everyone will be paired with the best instructor for them.

Chad is also the lead club fitter at the Academy. He has fit clubs for the past 12 years and is skilled at fitting all skill levels.

Come make schedule your first lesson with Chad Monday through Saturday 9 Am-5 Pm.

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BILLY SPECKMAN

Golf Pro

By the time he was old enough to walk, BIlly Speckman was playing golf. His obsession only grew when his family moved from a suburb of Philadelphia to Jacksonville—directly across the street from a par 3 course. In his teens, Billy established himself as one of the top players in Northeast Florida where he competed (and defeated) future PGA Tour players like David Duval, winner of The Open Championship. After college, Billy worked as an assistant golf pro at private courses around the state and played on the Gold Coast Mini-Tour. He has been with Oxford Golf Academy since its inception, sharing his decades of experience and expertise with golfers of all ages and skill levels while inspiring them to appreciate the game that has given him so much.

 

Billy is the founder and chief encouragement officer for Positive Elite Golf or PEG, named for his late mother. He and his wife Jennifer live in The Villages of Charlotte with their fur babies Chuck, Bandit, and Buford.

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SCOTT STORGAARD

PGTAA Class A Master Teaching Professional

Scott has been teaching golf at Oxford Golf Academy for the past two years.

 

Prior to that, he was the Golf Instructor at Water Oak Country Club while also working at Edwin Watts as a club-fitter.

Scott was the Assistant Pro & Golf Instructor at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northboro, MA before moving to Florida in 2018. 

Rick Young - Putting Specialist

RICK YOUNG

Teaching Professional / Putting Specialists 

Rick was a late bloomer to golf, he started playing at 40 years young. Rick has spent 46 years playing, coaching, and teaching volleyball. His love of competition and helping others led him to want to help others with their golf game.       

 

Rick recieved his golf teaching certificate and taught at Shawnee golf course in his hometown of Louisville ,Ky until moving to The Villages in 2012. He worked at the Sarasota Custom Club Shop for 8 years and was referred to as The Putter Guy. 

 

Rick is giving full swing lessons to experienced and beginner golfers. He gives putter fittings and 3 putting clinics, his putting clinics start with DISTANCE CONTROL, then moving to fitting the client to their putter, creating a REPEATABLE STROKE, finishing with GREEN READING and PUTTING STRATEGIES.

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STU MICHAELS

Teaching Professional

Stu is originally from Lumber City, Pennsylvania

 

College: Tennessee State University 2001-2006

4 year Letterwinner 2001-2005

Member of the 2005 National Minority Championship Team

Played for the legendary Dr. Catana Starks

 

Have played numerous Professional Tours around the Country

2018 US Open Local Qualifying Medalist

Owner of 19 Course Records in The Villages

 

Super Fan of all Philadelphia Sports  

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NIKKI MADISON

Office Manager

Nikki might look familiar to some, she was in the hospitality industry for 15 years in the Villages before joining the O.G.A. team. 
Nikki has golf in her DNA, her father was a PGA Pro! She finally decided to take up the game after working with Chad & Billy. 
"They inspired me! How could I spend so much time with these guys & not take lessons! I'm sure my dad is smiling down on me." 

Nikki has a Love for vintage PYREX and mid-century modern decor. Her pyrex collection started when she was at a yard sale and spotted the bowl her grandmother always used when they make cookies. 

Cherish those who have touched you & live a life so others will cherish you too.