MTI Golf Academy
MTI Golf Academy Awards
2008 Junior Golf Leader of the Year - PGA Australia WA/NT Division
2009 Teaching Professional of the Year - PGA Australia WA/NT Division
2010 Teaching Professional of the Year - PGA Australia WA/NT Division
2010 Junior Golf Leader of the Year - PGA Australia WA/NT Division
2012 Teaching Professional of the Year - PGA Australia WA/NT Division
2015 Game Development Award - WA Golf Industry Council
The Novotel Vines Resort & Country Club in Perth, Western Australia, is home to the Mark Tibbles International Golf Academy. The two championship courses and first-class practice facilities are the perfect setting for both the learning and enjoyment of golf.
The MTI Golf Academy offers a range of golf development programs for players of all abilities covering all facets of the game. Private and semi-private tuition is available by appointment and a structured and progressive range of group tuition programs are scheduled throughout the year.
Having turned professional in 1978, Mark has acquired extensive teaching and tournament experience in Australia and Great Britain. He played on the European tour before turning his attention towards a teaching career at the Ealing Golf Club in London.
In 1989 Mark emigrated to Perth. In the following seven years he taught at some of Perth’s busiest public golf courses before becoming the Golf and Sports Manager at the Araluen Country Club. To further his teaching career, Mark relocated to Melbourne, Victoria. After extensive training, he became an accredited Master Golf Instructor with Jack Nicklaus/Jim Flick Golf Schools USA, and was the Lead Instructor in Victoria.
In 1997, Mark established his own golf academy at Brighton located on Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt region. Over the next five years his innovative range of golf development programs introduced more people to golf than any other golf establishment in Victoria.
Mark's Junior Program was recognised by the PGA of Australia when he was voted the 2008 & 2010 PGA WA/NT Junior Golf Leader of the Year. In 2010, Mark was instrumental in establishing the West Australian Amputee & Disabled Golf Association and 'First Swing Clinics' for people with disabilities. In 2011, Mark coached the WA Deaf Golf Team in preparation for the 2012 Australian Deaf Games.
Over the years, Mark has had the privilege of working with some of the leading teachers in Australia, Great Britain and the USA and his coaching articles have been featured in instructional columns by a number of newspapers, magazines & websites. Mark was voted by his peers as the 2009/2010/2012 PGA WA/NT Teaching Professional of the Year. In 2012 Mark was awarded Fellow of the PGA of Great Britain and Ireland for his servies to golf.
Booking details and further information
MTI Golf Academy - The Novotel Vines Resort & Country Club, Verdelho Drive, The Vines, 6069
Book your next lesson through the Vines Resort Shop