Team Details

Golf - Varsity Boys

Team Schedule

Boys Varsity Golf Tryouts @ Pittsburgh National
Home
Pittsburgh National Golf Club
Boys Varsity Golf Tryouts @ Fox Chapel Golf Club
Home
Fox Chapel Golf Club
Varsity Boys Golf Tryouts @ Saxon
Home
Saxon Golf Course
vs.
Fox Chapel
Away
Pittsburgh Field Club
POSTPONED: 8/24/2017
vs.
Armstrong Jr/Sr High School
Away
Kittanning Country Club
Win 191-201
vs.
(Ryder Cup Style Match FC 7.5 points to 2.5 for SSA) FC win, Fox Chapel
Away
Pittsburgh Field Club
vs.
Mars
Away
Rittswood Golf Course
Dismissal:
Win 202-214
vs.
Knoch
Home
Fox Chapel Golf Club
Dismissal:
Win 200-246
vs.
Highlands
Away
Saxon Golf Course
Dismissal:
vs.
Hampton
Away
Fox Chapel Golf Club
Dismissal:
vs.
Armstrong Jr/Sr High School
Home
Fox Chapel Golf Club
Dismissal:
Win 193-229
vs.
Kiski Area
Away
Willowbrook Country Club
Dismissal:
POSTPONED: 9/25/2017
vs.
Mars
Home
Fox Chapel Golf Club
Dismissal:
Win 194-219
Boys Individual Section Qualifiers
Away
Kittanning Country Club
Dismissal:
vs.
Knoch
Away
Saxon Golf Course
Dismissal:
Win 196-211
vs.
Highlands
Home
Pittsburgh National Golf Club
Dismissal:
vs.
Kiski Area
Away
Willowbrook Country Club
Dismissal:
Win 201-233
vs.
Hampton
Away
Wildwood Golf Club
Dismissal:
vs.
Sewickley Academy
Away
Allegheny Country Club
Dismissal:
Loss 194-188
WPIAL Boys Team Finals - SSA, Central Catholic, Pine Richland
Away
Cedarbrook Golf Course

Coach Info

Head Coach Mark Hessler

Mark HesslerMark Hessler is a native of Columbus, Ohio, where he began his golf career in 1974 at the Moundbuilders Country Club as an assistant to the golfing staff. He became the Assistant Golf Professional at the Columbus Country Club in 1977 where he served for five years. During that time he became a PGA Professional. In 1982 Coach Hessler was given the opportunity of a lifetime and moved to Pittsburgh to assume the role of Head Golf Professional at Fox Chapel Golf Club. It was at Fox Chapel that he became well known for his teaching abilities as he spent long hours on the driving range working with club members. He maintained his position at the Fox Chapel Golf Club for a remarkable 26 years until he retired in 2008. Aside from his accomplishments in golf instruction, Coach Hessler’s personal achievements on the golf course are quite impressive. He considers his most accomplished achievement to be his induction into the Columbus, Ohio, Golf Hall of Fame in 2003. Though officially retired, Coach Hessler remains active in the PGA as a teaching professional.

Assistant Coach Kyle Smith

Kyle Smith has taught history at the Senior School since 2010 and was named chair of the History Department in 2012. Previously, he taught history at Grand Valley State University and Aquinas College in Michigan. In addition to teaching, he coaches Varsity basketball and golf.

ksmith@shadysideacademy.org

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