Mark Egly, PGA


2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Mark Egly, PGA

Des Moines Driving Range Center/ Mark Egly Sports

2944 NW 66th Ave

Des Moines, IA 50313

(515) 289-1703

Mark applies knowledge we all had access to in Junior High, Newton’s “Three Laws of Motion”, a little Einstein and even how a practical use of Mathematical PI is useful in acquiring Maximum Force Golf and Sports. Mark has written on advanced ball flight laws, the effect on power and the avoidance of injuries and most importantly, make any sports motion more enjoyable for students! Mark is a US Kids Top 50 Instructor in America, the 2002, 2006, and 2011 Iowa Section PGA Teacher of the Year and a Golf Digest #1 Instructor in Iowa for nearly a decade.

Facility Type: Public

Past awards/recognitions:

  • PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Range Magazine Top 50 Instructor
  • Golf Digest Best in State

Technology used in instruction:

  • Cannon GLT 15,000
  • Cannon and Sony high speed camera
  • Speed Stick
  • Orange Whip

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 100

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • Free golf programs for juniors
  • Videos
  • Radio show