Marco began playing the game of golf at the age of 13 in his home country of Canada. Summers were spent in fierce competition with his father and brother, both accomplished golfers in their own right.
After meeting his wife Ginger and moving to the Upstate in 2002, Marco began a career in the golf industry at Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer course. Immersing in the game of golf, he chose to further his career by taking the PGA of America’s Playing Ability Test and starting the Golf Professional Training Program.
While garnering valuable experience at various private clubs in both South Carolina and Georgia, Marco achieved PGA Membership in 2013. During this time, Marco focused his training in Golf Operations, Tournament Management and Customer Service.
He brings this expertise to our operation in hopes of elevating our Golf Operation to new heights. Marco and Ginger, have been married for 17 years and have a 10 year old daughter named Mia. They are leaving the quiet rural area of Eatonton, Georgia to come back to the Upstate and become part of the Spartanburg community.
Director of Instruction
Kevin Britt, PGA Director of Instruction, started working at Carolina Country Club in February 2021. With more than 25 years of experience as a golf instructor, Kevin brings a high level of professional instruction to our club. Kevin was named Golf Digest Best in State 2019-2020 and is only one of two professionals in South Carolina not on the coast named to that prestigious list. He has worked with all levels of skills and abilities and is well known for his work with PGA and LPGA players, many elite juniors and collegiate golfers. Kevin was a long time junior coach of world number one Dustin Johnson, was the 2016 Carolinas PGA Youth Player Development Award Winner, has instructed numerous high school state champions and has helped more than 85 students earn college scholarships. Kevin also serves on the Carolinas PGA Teaching and Coaching Committee. Other certifications/recognitions Kevin holds include: Certified AimPoint Express Instructor, TrackMan Certified, Operation 36 Top 50 Coach, BodiTrak Certified, US Kids Certified Instructor, Golf Fitness X Certified and PCA Certified.
Kevin (or “KB” as he is better known) is available for private instruction as well as junior and adult group programs. Golf instruction is open to both members and non-members and is always available inside during inclement weather.
KB and his family live on Lake Blalock north of Spartanburg. Kevin and his wife Leslie have been married for 23 years and have two children. Leslie is a Medical Practice Performance Consultant and a Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach. Their son Casey is a sophomore at Anderson University and owns his own apparel company, Alpha Herd. Their daughter Isabella is a high school senior, was the 2019 Class 3-A Player of the Year and will play golf this fall for the College of Charleston. When KB is not coaching, he enjoys traveling, hiking, and fishing.