Tijeras Creek Golf Club LPGA Teaching Professional Mardell Wilkins Ranked As One Of Golf Digest's Top 50 Best Women Teachers In The Country
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Mardell Wilkins, teaching professional at the Tijeras Creek Golf Club was recognized as one of the "Top 50 Women Teachers In The Country" in Golf Digest's biennial ranking of the top women instructors in America. Published in the July 2012 issue of Golf Digest, this ranking is based purely on peer voting. Golf Digest sent nomination ballots to 1600 professionals including all female Class A PGA of America, LPGA Teaching and club professional members as well as the teachers on Golf Digest's Best Teachers in Your State Ranking. Wilkins came in the ranking tied for 46th place. Mardell is no stranger to the award, as this is the second time in a row she was recognized as one of Golf Digest's Top 50 women teaching professionals.
"Congratulations Mardell for being recognized with this tremendous honor and for your ongoing efforts at Tijeras Creek Golf Club," stated Phil Green, Chief Operating Officer of OB Sports (management company of Tijeras Creek). "There are over 2,000 female teaching professionals in the country, so to be recognized in the top 50...by your peers nonetheless, is a tremendous honor."
Wilkins was one of two affiliated OB Sports teaching professionals to be included on this Top 50 listing as Debbie Crews from ASU Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Arizona was also included in this prestigious ranking.
Wilkins offers individual private instruction, as well as junior instruction, playing instructional packages, semi-private golf lessons, and clinic opportunities at Tijeras Creek Golf Club. She currently holds Class A certification in both the PGA and the LPGA and played on the LPGA Tour for 13 years prior to devoting her time to teaching. She still competes in local events and recently won the LPGA Team Classic Senior Division three times. Mardell was selected by the LPGA membership as a Top 50 LPGA Teacher for 2008-2009, was awarded the Western Section Teacher of the Year two times, was also included in Golf Digest's Top 400 Teacher list and was included on the inaugural Golf for Women Top 50 Teacher list in 2000.
For more information on Mardell Wilkins as well as her lesson information and teaching programs, contact Mardell at 949-584-0574, email, firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.golflessonsorangecounty.com
About Tijeras Creek
Located in Rancho Santa Margarita, just minutes from Orange County's John Wayne Airport, The Ted Robinson-designed Tijeras Creek Golf Club is the tale of two nines. The distinctive course layout at Tijeras Creek opens with a demanding front nine that is highlighted with shimmering water features that come into play in four out of the first nine holes. The back nine holes are legendary for the breathtaking scenery, and awe-inspiring elevation changes that wind through old growth sycamores, oaks and native chaparral. In fact, hole number sixteen was voted one of Orange County's Best 18 Holes. A popular venue for many prestigious outings and events Tijeras Creek has played host to the Women's Pac-10 Championships, along with the Men's and Women's Big West Championships. In addition, Tijeras Creek Golf Club is one of only four daily fee facilities in the state to have hosted the Southern California Amateur Open.
Tijeras Creek Golf Club is professionally managed by OB Sports Golf Management, a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success. OB Sports currently manages premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information about OB Sports Golf Management, visit www.obsports.com
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