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2011 Philadelphia Section Teacher of the Year

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         How Can This Website Help You?

Begin by asking yourself, what does golf mean to you?  Is it a casual round with some friends for exercise or fresh air with no bearing on the score?   Or is it working towards your highest level with the intention of walking inside the ropes in tournament play?

Everyone will answer the proposed question with a different answer and express a personal view on why and how golf should be played.  Some players are more serious, some are more scientific and some play for business and/or social reasons.  All responses are correct and share one common goal… everyone is striving to get better.

That is the key to this website… improvement!  This website will help you as a golfer get organized, map out a plan of attack and guide you along the way with long and short term goals.   Each student will receive a locker to track stats, measure progress, store video lessons, capture pictures and moments (most people are visual learners), and analyze equipment.  The locker system will offer each student a different perspective on his/her golf game but ultimately show growth in everyone’s game. 

In addition, this website will provide current golf news, information on events, equipment, golf schools and instructional support.  By utilizing all aspects of this site, your overall game will improve and I will be accessible for support!

Recent Golf News

Patrick Reed hit his ball into a hazard next to a boat named "top five"

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Luke Kerr-Dineen HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- This will probably prove to be the most ironic thing to happen all season.It all started back in March when, after collecting his third victory in...

Tip stability is key with Mitsubishi Rayon's new Bassara P-Series shafts

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Mike Stachura Blink your eyes. That takes about three-tenths of a second. You know what else takes three-tenths of a second? Your downswing. That short span of time places particular demands on a...

Last year's golf water: Is it safe to drink?

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By David OwenLast summer, I played in a tournament called the Danbury Amateur, along with several other guys from my club. We got two rounds at Richter Park, a semi-free lunch each day, and a...

Moving On With Michelle

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

Slideshow: As Michelle Wie nears her college graduation, a look at her career highlights

7 pictures that summarize round three at the RBC Heritage

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Luke Kerr-Dineen HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- After biblical rain on Friday, the heavens held-over on Saturday at the RBC Heritage. Play started at 8 a.m., and the decent weather allowed the 65...

Here's how six PGA Tour pros practice putting before they go play

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Luke Kerr-Dineen HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- An hour spent on the practice putting green watching PGA Tour pros before they go play can teach you a lot.First, think what many amateurs do:...

Move over John Daly: Tim Herron has perfected the cigarette-holding claw putting grip

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Luke Kerr-Dineen HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- John Daly may be multi-tasking like a champ at the RBC Heritage -- on Friday he wore pants with ladies on them, smoked and putted all...

Places We Like: SoMa StrEat Food, San Francisco

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Matthew Rudy San Francisco is known for the diversity of its food scene, and no place in town is a better microcosm of that diversity than SoMa StrEat Food Park -- a collection of food...

'It's nice to look out the window at a golf course,' says course owner, stating the obvious

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Peter Finch Bloomberg had an interesting piece on the golf-course business the other day. Focusing on the U.S. market for golf-course sales, it concluded that things have picked up quite a bit. The article shows...

There's actually plenty inside the hollow design of Tour Edge's CB PROh irons

20 Apr 2014 12:23:10 Z

By Mike Stachura Everybody likes the idea of a distance iron, until you don't need a distance iron. That's the thinking behind the Tour Edge Exotics CB PROh ($600), which marries hollow, thin-face designs...

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About Me
Besides driving the ball and working with students to improve their golf game, I enjoy spending time with my family.  Nicole and I met seven years ago and have enjoyed the theatre, music events, outdoor activites and our car ride conversations.  Ty was born in 2009 and opened my eyes to parenting.  This young man is humorous, athletic, witty and is the "candyland champion" of the Sheftic house! I was blessed with a daughter, Taylor, in 2012 and she wins the cutest kid award with her three dimples.   Life has been busy and exhausting but extemely rewarding!!  

Kudos to all the grandparents for their help and support!!
Contact Me
Mark Sheftic
Merion Golf Club
450 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore Pa, 19003
Cell: 484-919-6048
Office: 610-642-5600 Ext: 3951            
Email: marksheftic@meriongolfclub.com