Mike Diffley has been the Head Golf Professional at the Pelham Country Club since 1988. He is a graduate of St. John’s University, where he is the only golfer selected to be in the Athletic Hall of Fame. He grew up in Queens, NY and attended Christ the King H.S. He played the Florida Mini-Tours as well as the Sunshine Tour in South Africa in the mid 1980’s. He worked as an Assistant Professional at Nassau CC and Cherry Valley Club both in Long Island, NY.

Mike Diffley and Keegan Bradley – both St. John’s University Golf Team Alumni. Mike Diffley is the only golfer in the St. John’s University’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The other is soon to follow.


The highlights of his playing career are as follows:

1976  NYC Junior Champion

1981  Metropolitan Intercollegiate Champion

1982  Big East Conference Champion

1982  Ike Champion

1982  Metropolitan Amateur (Runner-Up)

1991  Metropolitan Open Champion

1992  Westchester PGA Champion

2001 Metropolitan PGA Head Professional Champion


USGA / 1976 Junior / 1979,1980,1981 Public Links / 2010 Senior Open (Sahalee CC in Seattle, WA)

PGA Tour / 1990, 1992 Buick Classic (Westchester CC in Rye, NY)

PGA of America / 5 National Club Professional Championships / 2 Senior Club Professional Championships / 2011 Senior PGA Championship (Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY)