Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute Announces Staff Changes

Director of Instruction: Bill Kumle

Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute, announced today that Bill Kumle has been appointed Director of Instruction. Bill is a 37-year member of The PGA of America. He has served his entire professional career as a member of the Southern Ohio PGA Section. Bill has worked for Mitchell Golf as Marketing Manager for 3 years.  Mr. Kumle plans to continue to serve that capacity when he is not teaching the popular Mitchell Golf Equipment training schools. Bill has over 30 years of club repair and fitting experience. He is well schooled in the Mitchell Golf Equipment Institute programs.

Paul Bessler is stepping down as Director of Instruction but will continue to serve in the role of Instructor Emeritus. His new role will be to assist with special training schools and seminars on a part time basis. Paul is a 33-year member of The PGA of America and completed his 5th year with Mitchell Golf Equipment Institute.

Ed Mitchell, President of Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute states, “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Kumle to Director of Instruction. I know he will continue the tradition we have with our training schools. Our students will benefit from his knowledge and experience. I’d like to thank Paul Bessler for his dedicated service and we look forward to Paul helping with special projects. Both are distinguished PGA Golf Professionals and we are fortunate to have them affiliated with Mitchell Golf Equipment Institute.”

Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute conducts certified club repair performance, advanced shaft fitting and club performance fitting schools. All schools are conducted at Mitchell® Golf’s state-of-the-art facility featuring a club repair lab furnished with Mitchell® Golf’s professional grade club repair performance equipment, a classroom, a specialized performance-fitting center with a multiple station hitting bay and putting studio outfitted with launch monitors and putter fitting monitors for the perfect learning experience.

PGA Professionals, Assistant Professionals, Teaching Professionals, Retailers, Club Makers, Club Fitters and Club Repair Technicians can enroll in Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute Schools by calling 1-800-437-1314 toll free or by visiting No experience required.

About Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute

Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute is the golf industry’s premier training school for trade professionals to learn industry recognized club repair performance and fitting skills. The curriculums for each school are designed and taught by industry professionals for industry professionals wanting to enhance their competitive skills. The staff at Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute are PGA golf professionals. These professionals have a combined total of more than 100 years of experience in teaching swing mechanics and the proper repair and fitting of golf clubs. Anyone wanting to learn club repair performance and fitting skills have an unequaled opportunity to learn from recognized and honored veteran industry professionals. Graduating students receive continuing education credits from the PGA & LPGA. For more information concerning Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute certification schools email Bill Kumle, Director of Instruction, or call 800-437-1314 ext. 124.


Ed Mitchell
Mitchell Publishing Company