Carthage Golf Course has exceptional golf instructors.

Mark Peterson, PGA – Mark is the PGA Head Professional at Carthage Golf Course. Mark has been a top-tier instructor in the Midwest Section PGA for many years. 2018 will be Mark’s 25th year as a Class A PGA Professional. Mark’s professional career began in 1989 as an Assistant Golf Professional at Grandview Golf Course (currently Bill and Payne Stewart Golf Course) in Springfield, Missouri. Mark worked under PGA Professional Dorl Sweet and Top 100 PGA Teaching Professional Rick Grayson. Mark spent those formative years working with two of the best instructors the golf world.  The 7 years in Springfield were spent teaching and coaching golfers of all abilities. Mark played a diverse professional event schedule during those years as well, competing in PGA Section events along with the various developmental tour events that came through the four state area.   Mark moved on to be the PGA Head Professional at Carthage Golf Course in 1996.  Mark Continues to be an active PGA Instructor in our golf market. Mark works hard to continually improve his teaching skills by attending and interacting in various PGA Teaching and Coaching seminars. Mark uses modern technology to help his students understand their golf swing and to help them improve at a fair pace. FlightScope launch monitors, up to date video applications and various teaching aids are all part of the technology used to help students perform better. Mark works alongside many other PGA Members in the Midwest Section giving his time and teaching skills to junior golf and growing the game.

Contact Mark  – m.peterson@carthagemo.gov 

Private Instruction Fees –

$60 per 50 minute instruction session. 
$50 per 50 minute instruction session for Carthage Golf Course Members and Carthage Men’s / Women’s Golf Association Members.

 

Seve Smith, Assistant Golf Professional – Severiano (Seve) is the Assistant Golf Professional at Carthage Golf Course. He is currently working towards his Class A PGA Membership by making his way through the PGA/PGM 2.0 program. Seve has an extensive background in golf. Seve was a standout player for Webb City High School qualifying for the State Championship all four years of eligibility. Seve was recruited by MSSU where he had a fantastic resume of finishes including selection to the All MIAA Team two times. Seve built his golf skill set with swing coach Rick Grayson, PGA and Ben Pell, PGA as well as his father Wayne Smith, Webb City Girls and Boys Golf Coach. Carthage Golf Course is fortunate to have Seve on staff. Seve offers private instruction as well as Get Golf Ready group instruction.

Contact Seve – seve.smith@carthagemo.gov

Private Instruction Fees –

$40 per 50 minute instruction session.
$30 per 50 minute instruction session for Carthage Golf Course Members and Carthage Men’s / Women’s Golf Association Members.

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