Mark has been involved with golf since he was 13 years old. From the very first time he struck a golf ball, he was hooked on the game. Determined to become the best player that he could possibly become and ended up devoting his life to enriching other people's enjoyment of the game of a lifetime. Mark has been a proud member of the PGA of America since 1983 and has taught golfers of all abilities since 1980. Over more than 25 years as a teacher, he has given thousands of lessons to golfers of all levels of expertise, from the beginner to the advanced. No matter what your skill level his teaching philosophy is very simple. He believes that fundamentals are the key to a better golf swing. The grip, setup, alignment and proper swing motions are the avenues to success. There are no hidden secrets. Proper fundamentals, a good practice routine and sound basic instruction with the desire to keep learning will have you playing better golf. Confidence is crucial to good golf and is a reflection on the students sense of self and ability to achieve success.