Mark A Krizic, PGA

Mark A Krizic, PGA Professional
Director of Golf
Main Address:
Ridge Country Club
10522 S California Ave
Chicago, IL 60655-1714

(773) 238-9405
10522 S California Ave
Chicago, IL 60655-1714
(773) 238-9405
Mark has worked in the golf industry his entire life, starting as a caddie at age 13 at Olympia Fields. In 2004, he was elected to Membership in the PGA of America as a Class “A” Member. He has been the Director of Golf since 2009. Prior to Ridge, Mark’s employment includes Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Ruffled Feathers Golf Club, Troon North Golf Club, and The Course at Aberdeen. He has made his number one responsibility to ensure the tradition of excellence at Ridge and 100% guest satisfaction. Additionally, Mark is a dedicated coach focused on helping golfers achieve results and enjoy the game. Mark has had the opportunity to work with players of all ages and skill levels. He has played an instrumental role in developing Junior and Ladies Programs at Ridge. Mark brings his focus and passion to both individual lessons and group instruction. As a result, he has the ability to develop and hone the performance of all his students. Mark is a certified U.S. Kids Instructor and a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance. He was named a US Kids Top 50 Junior golf instructor in 2014 & 2015. His enthusiasm, positive attitude and love of teaching come together to provide an exceptional golf experience to his students. Mark is dedicated to furthering his education, in order to remain current in his field strategies. He is very involved in various associations and organizations, and is currently enrolled in the PGA’s certified Professional Program. Mark is a member of the Illinois PGA Finance Committee and the 2015 Illinois PGA Player Development Award runner up. In 2011, Mark was selected to the PGA Magazine Ambassador Program, which is a select group of PGA Professionals that influence golf travel at domestic and international resort destinations. As a member of this program Mark has represented himself and the club regionally, nationally, and internationally at conferences all over the globe. In 2013, he was named as the PGA Magazine Ambassador of the Year. Furt

Services Offered:

  • Instruction
  • Play Golf of America Participant
  • Free Fitting Month
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National Awards

  • 2010 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game
  • 2009 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game

Recognition and Awards

  • 2014 US Kids Top 50 Instructor
  • 2015 US Kids Top 50 Instructor
  • 2013 PGA Magazine Ambassador of the Year
  • 2016 PGA Illinois Player Development of the Year