King of the course

Teaching Professional of the Year Mark Tibbles at The Vines. Picture: Matthew Poon d397619
Teaching Professional of the Year Mark Tibbles at The Vines. Picture: Matthew Poon d397619

Tibbles was presented with the award at the WA golf industry awards night at Crown Perth.

‘It is a great honour to have won this award for the third time in four years,’ he said.

‘To be recognised by my peers is humbling and special. For the future, I would like to expand on the work I do with children, in particular children with special needs.’

Tibbles has introduced a girls’ program at The Vines and said he would like to build the biggest golf program for girls in the country.

Tibbles also holds the title of Fellow of the PGA in Great Britain and Ireland.