Mandakas joined the Saint Xavier University staff in February 2012 with over 10 years of experience as a Golf Professional around the Chicagoland area having previously worked at Olympia Fields and Medinah Country Clubs.  He currently owns and manages The Players Club of Chicago, a golf learning center in Justice, Ill.  Mandakas is a Class A Member of the Professional Golfers Association of America.

Mandakas graduated from William Woods University (Mo.) in 2001 with a degree in business management and marketing.  He was a scholar-athlete and two-year letter winner in both golf and soccer.  As a Golf Professional, Mandakas won the 2009 Taylor Made Pro-Am Invitational in Puerto Vallerta, Mexico, in addition to the 2010 and 2007 Las Vegas Pro-Am Invitationals.  He also spent nearly two years at the Desert Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he assisted legendary golf teacher Jim Flick with golf clinics and lessons.

 
 
 
Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Kyle BahnickSR   Inverness, Ill.Carthage College/Fremd
Paul BertrandFR   Hyeres, FranceLycee Jean Aicard
Robert LivelySO   LaGrange, Ill.Nazareth Academy
Joshua NapoliFR   Oak Forest, Ill.Oak Forest
Michael PerezFR   Sacramento, Calif.Christian Brothers
Zach TrentJR   Lockport, Ill.Lockport Township
Kyle YaegerSO   Homer Glen, Ill.Lockport Township
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