Mark Favell's passion for teaching was ignited through his association with Master Instructor Dr. Jim Suttie, the PGA's 2000, Teacher of the Year. Dr. Suttie had this to say about Mark:

"Mark Favell is one of the most fundamentally sound teachers in America. I have complete trust in his ability to give the student the correct information and to communicate that information in a low key professional manner. As a golf instructor and a person, he is at the top of my list".

Working with Dr. Suttie at the Visual Golf Indoor Learning Center in Chicago, Mark became an expert in the use of video as an integral part of golf instruction. He moved on to become the Director of Instruction at Medinah Country Club.

During his seven years at Medinah, Mark earned his Class "A" PGA professional status. Mark rejoined Dr. Suttie for three years at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, site of the PGA tours Western Open, there they utilized the latest in computer video technology while working with all levels of players from beginners to PGA and LPGA professionals.

For 35 years Mark has enjoyed the competative aspect of the game. Including experience on the Canadian, South American, and Florida mini-tours.

In addition to teaching at Harding Park for the last 5 years, Mark has also served as the Director of Instruction for Kris Moe Golf Schools for 10 years in Sonoma and Napa California.