Mark ThornewellDirector of Instruction
Mark is a PGA associate and Taylor Made staff member. He was born in Kent, England but has resided in USA since 2003 and lives locally with his wife and 3 children. Mark started playing competitive golf aged 7 and has never looked back! He was High School and College captain and has a Golf degree from Buckinghamshire New University.
Mark's Professional experience is vast - he was an assistant at the prestigious Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL then made the move to the north east where he worked at Ridgewood CC, before owning and operating a very successful TGA Golf and Tennis Franchise in Rockland and Westchester counties for 7 years. Mark then had a fantastic 2 years as a GolfTEC instructor in East Hanover NJ, teaching over 3000 lessons. Most recently, he was the Head Golf Professional at New York Country Club. His unique experience, patience, style of teaching and professionalism has helped build a large, loyal following of adult and junior golfers.
He loves to compete in Pro Ams with his students and plays the Jamaica Pro Am annually as well as events in Arizona and NY/NJ.
Mark has worked alongside some of the world's best Golf instructors such as Jimmy Ballard, Nick Clearwater, Mitchell Spearman and Steve Bosdosh.
Mark is extremely passionate about growing the game and is very excited to help members and guests at Haworth Country Club play better Golf.
Helping players achieve their goals.
Learn the basics
Avoid embarrassment on the first tee
Get comfortable for business golf
Having More Fun
Connect with golfers of similar age
Connect with golfers of similar skill
Have more fun on the course
Improving Your Game
Add 10 yards
Improve your Short Game
Prepare for Tournament Golf
Make the high school golf team
Earn a college golf scholarship
Playing with disabilities
Haworth Country Club
Fantastic Robert Trent Jones course with a grass range and short game area.
*Coaching available to publicLocation
5 Lake Shore Dr, Haworth, NJ 07641-1535
IInvitational Junior League
High level competitive league for 10u,13u and 17u players.