Michael Sainz is a resident in Elgin, Illinois but bases himself out of Phoenix in the winter. He turned professional in 2012 after graduating from the University of Evansville, where he competed collegiately.
During his college career, he became the 2010 Butler Collegiate Champion, setting the tournament record of 201 (-12). He went on to become a Cleveland Scholar All-American in 2011 and 2012. Michael currently competes on the eTour, Gateway Tour and the All-American Tour. Earlier this year, he recorded a double eagle at the 2013 eTour Palisades Classic.