Michael was born, raised and schooled in Northern California. Now thirty years of age, Michael has competed in over 500 golf tournaments over the course of his life. 

Michael played college golf at the University of California at Berkeley where he helped lead the Bears to their first NCAA Division I National Championship victory at The Homestead, Virginia. During his time at Cal, he also won three individual tournaments and captured the 2005 San Francisco City Amateur Championship. After graduating as a two-time All-American Scholar with a bachelor degree in Communications, he turned Professional. Michael played on the Canadian PGA Tour for two and a half years and finished in the top 100 Canadian Tour Order of Merit in 2008. 

From 2010 until October of 2014 Michael turned to coaching. Working out of the Preserve Golf Club in Carmel, CA he conducted over 2,000 private lessons and clinics. Michael is currently the Assistant Men's Golf coach at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is available for private lessons, online lessons or phone consultations.