About Mark

Mark Immelman is a Golf Professional. Born and bred in South Africa, Mark is now a citizen (and resident) of the United States of America. Mark’s experience in the golf industry is global, complete and all encompassing. Mark’s golf expertise comes as a result of

  • playing the game at a high level (NCAA All-American and Professionally)
  • working as a player agent and representative with IMG
  • coaching golfers of all skill levels from beginners to Major Champions

Mark’s current jobs include:

  • Head golf coach at NCAA Div. II school, Columbus State University
  • Professional Broadcaster on both radio and television
  • Author of Scandalously Simple and other books
  • The host and producer of the “On the Mark” Podcast for The PGA Tour.

His podcast has featured best-in-class guests such as Gary Player, Davis Love III, Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia and more.

He is decorated and has earned notable recognition at each level he has participated:
 
NOTABLE REPRESENTATIVE TEAMS as a Player
  • Western Province Junior & Senior (South Africa)
  • Boland (South Africa)
  • NCAA Div. II All-American (4 years)
  • PeachBelt Conference All-Conference Team
NOTABLE AWARDS as a Player
  • NCAA Div. II National Championships x 2
  • Western Conference and Boland Junior Player of the Year
  • PeachBelt Player of the Year
  • Columbus State University Most Valuable Athlete
  • Columbus State University Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee
as a Golf Instructor
  • Top Ten Golf Instructors in the state of Georgia
  • Top 20 Golf Instructors Under 40 (Golf Digest)
as an NCAA College Coach
  • PeachBelt Conference Coach of the Year x 2
  • NCAA Region Coach of the Year
  • NCAA Div. II National Coach of the Year
  • 2019 Arnold Palmer Cup International Team Coach and Captain
as a Broadcaster
  • Palmer Cup 2019

Mark’s knowledge, insight and experience have made him a sought-after mind on the PGA and European tours. Through his career, he has taught and/or consulted to various Major Champions, PGA Tour winners and global Tour professionals such as: Larry Mize, Loren Roberts, Louis Oosthuizen, Patton Kizzire, Trevor Immelman, Charl Schwartzel, Scott Brown, Andrew Georgiou and Rourke can der Spuy.

His golf teaching experience and anecdotal storytelling broadcasting style makes him a popular host for golf outings. Corporate clients to date include Aflac, Synovus, Pepsico, Accenture and Mettle (South Africa)

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