Mark Maness

Mark Maness
Director of Instruction
The Golf Center at the Highlands


Mark, has been teaching at The Golf Center for 20 years and is most proud of the four junior students who qualified for 5 USGA Championships in 2014. He has earned many awards including;
2004 Northern Texas PGA Teacher of the Year
Golf Range Magazine Top 50 Growth of the Game Instructor since 2005

Mark was a lead instructor for the acclaimed Nicklaus/Flick Golf Schools from 1997-2002, and trained instructors world wide for Nickluas Academy’s from 1999-2009. Mark is savvy in the use of golf technology having trained instructors in the use of V1 video software, and Tomi putting software. He is also expert in the use of the FlightScope X2 Launch Monitor and K-vest bio feedback system. Over the years Mark has earned many certifications including;

TPI Level 1 Fitness Instructor
TPI Level 2 Junior
K-Vest Level 1 Instructor
PGA Certified in Instruction and Retail
Certified KBS Shaft Fitter
Certified Club Fitter for Titleist
A four-year letterman and graduate of the University of Nebraska. Mark went on to become a PGA Tour member in 1988 competing in 28 events plus the U. S. Open. He has conitinued his fine play winning numerous PGA Section and Chapter events. Marks tremendous depth of knowledge allows him to be successful with students of all ages and abilities.