Since joining the Golf Digest Schools in 1986,
Mark Winkley has taught not only in the United
States, but also in Thailand, Australia, Europe and Singapore. He has
established a reputation for teaching sound mechanics with an emphasis on growing the game of golf.
During Mark’s 26 years of teaching, he has worked under the
tutelage of renowned teachers such as Davis Love Jr., Bob Toski, Chuck Cook and
Tom Ness. While on staff with Golf Digest, Mark has authored numerous articles
including: "The Lob: A Tough Shot Made Simple" in October
1996, “Breaking 100, 90 and 80”, and “Center your Pivot”. In March of 1997 Mark
was featured on the cover of Golf Digest for the "What Every Golfer
Needs to Know" special section.
Mark is presently the Director of Instruction at The Estancia Club in Scottsdale, AZ. in the winter months. During the summer, Mark is Director of Instruction at Pine Meadow golf Club in Mundelein, IL. He has also taught at Ocean Edge Resort on Cape Cod, the Linkside Golf Center in Birmingham (AL), and the Northcrest Academy of Golf in Atlanta (GA)
Mark currently works with Pat Perez, Chez Reavie and Eric Meirdierks on the PGA Tour. He has worked with Ted Purdy (PGA Tour), and Dale Douglass (Senior PGA Tour). He also works with a number of Mini Tour players including Trevor Murphy, Jonathan Krick, Matt Miller and Josh Esler.