Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Rick Marcy

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Orlando

President & CEO

Current Employer: Marcy Golf International Limited in Kowloon, Hong Kong

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 the Smartball, an electronic golf swing low point locating device.

Marcy says that Golf Academy of America gave him, "The best education I could ever have asked for in such a well-rounded, total package." He is currently the President and CEO of Marcy Golf International Limited in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

He advises prospective students to respect their work. "Wherever you start off in your careers, always believe in yourself and your ability. Do the best job possible, whatever that may be," says Marcy. "You never know who is watching!"

What's in His Bag? Ping

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Best part of his job: "Helping make it easier for millions of golfers to learn the location of their low point of their swings with our training device, and how to adjust it if necessary. Most importantly, how to maintain it by practicing on our device."

Rick Marcy