Mark Durland plays golf left-handed and is a proponent of the fundamentals of golf and bases his communication with students on simplicity.
Currently, he is the Director of Instruction at the Durland Golf School at Naples Grande which he helped establish in October 2005.
He was recently selected to Golf Digest's 2012-2013 America's Best Young Teachers List. Mark was also honored by his peers when he received 2008 Teacher of the Year for the South Florida PGA and 2012 & 2007 Teacher of the Year for the Southwest FL Chapter PGA.
Mark has extensive experience teaching a variety of students including top professional golfers to first-time beginners. He teaches both male and female students, junior and senior golfers, and is also qualified in teaching individuals with disabilities or special needs.
"I embrace each opportunity to teach a student life skills learned through the game of golf. The best lesson I could ever give is to help a student enjoy both their life and their game more."