Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Richard Marcy

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Orlando


Current Employer: Smartballgolf, Inc. in Ormond Beach, FL

Rick Marcy has been busy since his 1993 graduation from Golf Academy of the South, now Golf Academy of America in Orlando. He put the teaching and technology skills he learned in school to good use, inventing SmartBallGolf, an electronic golf swing low point locating device. He now serves as President and CEO of the company he created to produce, market and distribute the technology.

Marcy says that Golf Academy of America gave him a well-rounded education and the teaching skills he need to advance to his current position.

He advises prospective students to respect their work. "Learn all you can. Be passionate about helping others and be kind to all people you meet in life,” says Marcy.

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Best part of his job: “Helping golfers improve their concept and knowledge of low point and impact with our training aid.”

Richard Marcy