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Mark Smith, PGA

Teaching Professional

member

PGA Crest

Naples, FL
TPC At Treviso Bay

About Mark

Mark has made his way to Naples, Florida!! He is a full time Assistant Professional and Teaching Professional at the prestigious TPC Treviso Bay Golf Club under Head Professional Ben DeArmond. He loves working all aspects of the golf business and in high demand as an instructor. ​ Mark is proud of his 6 year tenure as a PGA Assistant Professional at Highland Meadows Golf Club. He built a small junior program into the program it has today. Three PGA Junior Golf Teams, doubled the size of the Friday Clinics, and introduced SNAG for beginning golfers. Highland Meadows is host to the LPGA Marathon Classic. ​ Mark was the Head Boys Golf Coach at Bedford High School for 25 years. He started and coached the BHS Ladies Golf team for 15 seasons. The girls team have reached the STATE Finals seven years in a row and has won numerous Monroe County Championships. Mark also coached the Boys Golf Team. In the fall of 2006, the Boys Golf Team reached the STATE Finals for the first time in 20 years and ranked 11th in the State of Michigan!!! The team has reached the State Finals three more years and their best finish in 2010 placing 4th in the state and produced the Individual MHSAA State Champion 2009, Nate Gonring. Mark was inducted to the MIGCA Golf Coaches Hall of Fame on March 8, 2015. Mark’s teaching style is simple and complete with analogies that the student can relate to. He strives on building lasting relationships with all of his clients that leads to great results; one on one instruction, high speed video analysis and the use of training aids enhances the learning experience. You can watch Mark on WNWO NBC TODAY every Thursday morning as he gives golf tips during the “Tee Time Thursday” segments. Mark is a Class A Member of the PGA (Professional Golf Association) Northern Ohio Section, an active member of MIGCA (Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association), Inducted to the Michigan High School Golf Coaches Hall of Fame 2014, USGA (United States Golf Association) and a US Kids Golf Certified Instructor. He has been teaching golf for over 25 years professionally at The Claire Batista Golf Academy, Monroe Golf & Country Club, Highland Meadows Golf Club and TPC Treviso Bay Naples, Florida. Mark is married to Suzanne, who is a retired professor of Theatre & Dance at Adrian College and also directs/choreographs for the High School plays & musicals. Children; Chelsea a Sales Representative at Bartz Viviano and Kyle an independent graphic artist. Mark and Sue are enjoying life in Bonita Springs, Florida!!

Students

500

Followers

1.0k


Mark's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.


Getting Started

Learn the basics


Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar skill


Improving Your Game

Improve your Short Game

Break 90

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type

Youth

Teen

Adult

Senior

Male

Female

Session Type

Individual

Group

Skills & Tools

Improve with Mark.

SkillsTools
Full Swing
Short Game
Putting
Course Strategy
Speed
Tournament Strategy
Social Engagement
Wedge Play
Mark's Facilities

TPC At Treviso Bay

Naples FL

Facility

*Coaching available to public

Location

9800 Treviso Bay Blvd, Naples, FL 34113-8060

Facility Offerings
Private Lessons

Individual private one on one lessons. Work on one aspect of the golf swing or create a series of lessons to build your game from the ground up!

Group Lessons

A fun way to be introduced to the game or work with players of the same level.

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