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Mark is a full time Assistant Professional and Teaching

Professional at the prestigious TPC Treviso Bay Golf Club

under Head Professional Ben DeArmond.  He is in his 8th

season at TPCTB.  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 of over 130 juniors.  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 Dana Open/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.  Also, check out his YOUTUBE Page for more video tips and online instruction information.


Mark is a Class A Member of the PGA (Professional Golf Association) South Florida 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 directed and choreographed for the High School plays & musicals.  She now is very involved with theatre in the Naples, Florida area.  Children; Chelsea a Sales Representative at Bartz Viviano and Kyle an independent graphic artist.  Mark and Sue are enjoying life in Bonita Springs, Florida!!



Mark Smith




February 4


Bonita Springs, Florida


Assistant PGA Professional at TPC Treviso Bay, Naples, FLorida

PGA Professional Golf Instructor

Former Teacher at Bedford High School (32 years)

Former Head Golf Coach for Bedford Boys & Girls Golf Teams (25 years)

Former Assistant Professional at Monroe Golf and Country Club

Former Assistant PGA Professional at Highland Meadows Golf Club, Sylvania, Ohio (6 years)



TV Shows


Project Runway

Million Dollar Listing NYC


the Big Bang Theory 

Big Brother                           

The Big Break                      

Golf Channel


Stillness is the Key, Ryan Holiday

Inner Excellence, Jim Murphy

Golf beneath the Surface, Raymond Prior

A Good Walk Spoiled, John Feinstein

A Life Well Played, Arnold Palmer

Little Red Book, Harvey Penick

The Legend of Bagger Vance, Stephen Pressfield    

7 Days at the Links of Utopia, David Cook                  The Talent Code, Daniel Coyle                                    

Failing Forward, John Maxwell







The Legend of Bagger Vance

7 Days at the Links of Utopia​

Truman Show

Shawshank Redemtion

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Bobby Jones, Stroke of Genius




The Rookie


August Rush

Coach Carter

My Golf Channel

My Golf Channel

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