Play Golf In College is very excited to welcome Mark MacDonald to our team!

Coach Mark MacDonald, Play Golf in CollegeMark MacDonald is an accomplished player, a great teacher and he has experience coaching at the highest collegiate level. His unique skill set, intelligence and personality will enhance the services we provide and help our junior golfers realize their full potential!

Coach MacDonald is originally from Dublin, Ohio, where he competed at Dublin Jerome High School. Over the course of his four years, he helped led the Celtics to two OHSAA Division I state titles as well as two runner-up finishes.

Mark attended Miami University of Ohio where he helped lead the Redhawks for four seasons. He was a two-time Cleveland/Srixon Academic All-American. Mark graduated from Miami with a degree in Integrated Mathematics Education and a minor in Decision Sciences.

After graduation, Mark decided to turn professional and played successfully on various Professional Tours for two years.

Coach Mark MacDonald
Coach Mark MacDonald

Mark also had the opportunity to coach his alma mater and eagerly jumped at the opportunity. In his first season as the assistant coach of the Miami University Golf Team, he helped the Redhawks win their first MAC Championship in 19 years, which earned an at large bid to theNCAA Regionals.

Over the course of his time coaching, his players earned honors of First Team All-MAC, Miami Athlete of the Year, MAC All-Tournament Team, MAC Freshman of the Year, All-Midwest Region Team, and numerous conference players of the week. In his final year at Miami, the team had three individual wins as well as one team victory.

Mark is excited about using his past experience at every level of the game to help junior golfers and their families through the journey of high school and collegiate golf. Not only is he excited to help them play their best golf, he looks forward to being a part of their growth into mature men and women who have the tools to succeed on and off the course.

Mark continues to live in Oxford, Ohio, with his wife Cassie and son Noah.

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