Mark Cote, PGA | Director of Golf Operations
Mark comes to Tennessee Grasslands from The Club at Comanche Trace in Kerrville, Texas, where he served as PGA Head Golf Professional. Comanche Trace is 27-hole private facility located in the beautiful Texas Hill County and has ranked as high as 17th of the best courses in the state of Texas. Prior to this, Mark was employed at Lago Vista/Highland Lakes Golf Club where he served as the General Manager / Director of Golf. He held the same title at River Hills Country Club in Corpus Christi where he also served as Chief Operating Officer. Mark was Head Golf Professional at Wentworth Golf Club in Tarpon, FL, PGA Director/Head Golf Professional at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club in Bullard, TX and PGA Director of Golf at Pelican Bay Country Club in Daytona Beach, FL.
Throughout his career in the golf industry, Mark has been recognized for his excellence and hard work. Here are a few of the designations and accolades earned over the years:
• PGA Golf Professional of the Year- South Chapter STPGA in 2015
• Merchandiser of the Year for private clubs in 2009
• PGA Golf Professional of the Year- East Texas NTPGA in 2008
• Former President, North Texas Professional Golf Association- East Texas Chapter 2008-2009
• Class “A” Member, The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (current)
• Class “A” Member, Canadian Professional Golfers’ Association (current)
• Level 3 Teaching certification Canadian PGA
• CMAA Member (current)
• Golf Analyst, CBS 19- Byron Nelson Golf Classic- PGA Tour 2005 & 2006
• Top 10 Order of Merit- Canadian PGA 1992-1994
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TAD HOLLEY, Pga | HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL
Tad has been a PGA Professional since 1994 and came to Tennessee Grasslands in January from Council Fire Golf Club in Chattanooga. Previously, he was Head Golf Professional and Director of Club Operations at Lookout Mountain Golf Club. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Business.Tad enjoys teaching players of all skill levels. He is an accomplished instructor in the short game. He is also experienced in Trackman technology. Bringing a high level of member customer service and attention to detail, Tad believes that Tennessee Grasslands is a special place that can rank among the finest 36 hole clubs in the country.
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WILL LEETY, PGA | PLAYER DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Will has been an Assistant Golf Professional at The Club at Fairvue Plantation, now Tennessee Grasslands, since May 2008. Prior to his job at Tennessee Grasslands, he worked at Pelican Marsh in Naples, Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Country Club in Plantation, Florida, and Butler Country Club in Butler, Pennsylvania. Will earned his B.S in Accounting at the University of Tennessee in 2002 and received his PGA Membership status in July 2010. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience and teaches golfers of all ages and abilities, which include individual lessons, junior camps, and golf clinics. He is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is an avid fan of all Pittsburgh teams. Will’s goals are to provide the highest quality customer service to our members and provide the best image that makes Tennessee Grasslands the most recognized golf club in all of Middle Tennessee.
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