Marcus is a Registered NZPGA member who enjoys helping keen golfers improve their game. He is a former professional golfer, now one of New Zealand’s leading teaching professional here at JK’s World of Golf and Akarana golf club. Marcus started playing golf at just 8 years of age and had a successful career....
Ranked the Number One Amateur Golfer in the world in 1995, Marcus was awarded Auckland Sportsman of the Year that year. As an amateur Marcus won 31 amateur tournaments including successfully defending the New Zealand Stroke play Championship in 1993 and 1994.
He was a member of the successful New Zealand Eisenhower Trophy Team of 1994 and enjoyed overseas success too, winning six overseas tournaments including the Malaysian Amateur Tournament and the prestigious Lake Macquarie Championship in Australia.
Marcus turned professional in January 1996 and was named Rookie of the Year on the Australian Tour. He then played in Europe on the Challenge Tour for five years before playing on the nationwide and mini tours in the USA for another few years before injury ended his playing career.
Beginning a new chapter in his life, Marcus returned to New Zealand in 2007 and started teaching the game he loves and now is a AAA NZPGA member. Marcus hosts corporate golf days, holds golf clinics and provides expert coaching and advice to golfers of all levels. From beginners to recreational golfers, to some of New Zealand’s top amateur players and professionals.
For lessons email firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 021 680 667. Check out his website here.
"I have been lucky enough to have been personally coached by Marcus Wheelhouse over the past few years and cannot speak highly enough of his teaching ability. I am pleased to say that my game has improved markedly as a result.
On a corporate level, my company Mondiale has also used Marcus’ services for many golfing functions during this time, in both speaking and playing capacities. He has made each of these occasions very enjoyable due to his professional nature and energetic personality".