Meet PGA Director of  Golf
Mark W. Hopkins  -
"The Swing Doctor"

Mark Hopkins brings to Southwick Golf Course 30 years of experience as a Golf Professional.  Mark began his PGA apprenticeship at Ringgold Golf Club, a 27 hole facility located just outside Danville, VA.  After three years as an Assistant Golf Professional, Mark advanced into the PGA Head Golf Professional position at Ringgold and guided that club for the next four years.  During his seven year tenure as Professional, he was involved in founding the Danville Church League and the annual Pepsi Invitational Amateur Championship that continues today.

Mark continued his career as Head Golf Professional at The Reserve Golf and Tennis Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida,  Glen Oak Country Club in Danville, Virginia and Caswell Pines Golf Club in Yanceyville, North Carolina.  Some of the highlights of his career at these courses include:

Founded Southwick Amateur Championship in 1988
Established the Caswell County Church Golf League
Directed Mello Yello Junior Golf Championship
Tour Director for the Danville Junior Golf Tour
Men's Golf Coach at Averett University

Head Instructor for Averett University Golf Management Program
Tournament Director for the Atlantic Coast Golf Tour (Professionals)
Principal owner of Aurora Golf Management, LLC
Nominated for Junior Golf Leader in Mid Atlantic PGA

Mark has already played a role in Alamance County golf by starting the Alamance Church Golf League.  He is also a principle in the Atlantic Coast Golf Tour that provides a competitive proving ground for aspiring professional golfers.

Mark is married to wife Vera and has four girls: Hannah, Sarah, Mariah, and Norah


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