Our mission is to create champion golfers through access to our premium facilities, exclusive practice memberships, and private lessons.
365 days a year.
Today, our students play in junior tournaments, high school, college, and professionally. Adults welcome, too.
Train to Win.
Meet Our Team
Director of Golf, Co-Owner
Kiel Alderink is Director of Golf and co-owner of Champion Ways. He is a PGA Professional and nationally recognized as a Top Teacher Under 40 in America by Golf Digest.
Kiel is more than just an instructor as he serves his players with full coaching on how to raise their performance in any situation. His leadership as Director of Golf ensures that every player is placed with the correct coach.
Kiel was a successful junior player and played in college. Ever since then he has been on a journey to understand high level performance and how players train to either succeed or fail. The principles of Champion Ways is based off this journey and shows players the path of how to create their best selves.
Golf Digest Top 100 Teachers under 40 in America
Golf Digest Top Teachers in Illinois
Golf Digest Top Teachers in Tennessee
Golf Academy of America Top 25 Teachers
Golf Academy of America Top 100 Alumni
Teacher of the Year Nominee
Lowey Sichol is President and co-owner of Champion Ways. An advocate for girl athletes, Lowey was a two-sport college athlete and three-sport high school athlete, earning notable recognition including Boston Globe’s Most Valuable Player in Softball, New England Champion in Basketball, & New England’s top ten runner in Cross-Country.
Lowey earned an BA from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.
Lowey is a 4 handicap and five-time Club Champion at Indian Hill Club but pales on the course in comparison to her twin daughters who play for the New Trier Varsity Girls Golf team and will play at Carleton College and Hamilton College in 2022. Her son is an 8th grader and rising competitive golfer.
When she is not running Champion Ways, Lowey writes children's book. She is an award-winning children’s author and founder of Kids Idea Tank, the largest kid entrepreneurship competition in the nation.
Vice President of Operations,
Clark Bundy is Vice President of Operations and co-owner of Champion Ways Golf. Clark is a passionate golfer who plays in multiple leagues and has a love for understanding the analytical side of the game. Clark brings a mindset that helps identify and implement tools in golf to help others succeed in their passions, and has helped make Champion Ways a place where other golfers achieve their dreams.
Clark earned a BA from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY, and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.
Outside of Champion Ways, Clark is the founder of Bellwether Analytics, a strategy consulting firm that develops tools, processes, and training to help life science companies better understand risks and tradeoffs of alternate strategies and improve their decision-making. He also provides analytic tools to Fantasy Points - the industry-leading fantasy football advice site. Clark lives in Glenview with his wife and three daughters.