Mark Chapleski has more than 30 years of experience in the golf industry, but has been in and around golf his entire life. Prior to joining Troon, Mark enjoyed a successful collegiate golf career at Miami University and then briefly played professional golf in various parts of the world before settling into the business of golf. He has worked at several top private and resort properties including the ultra-exclusive Vintage Club in Palm Desert, the Marriott Desert Springs Resort, Ko Olina Golf Club in Hawaii, and The Phoenix Country Club in Miyazaki, Japan.
Mark joined the Troon team in late 1999 and moved to Tokyo Japan in mid-2000 to act as Director of Operations for Troon in Asia. In his 4 years in Japan, along with management of several high profile clubs, Troon completed due diligence of over 200 golf courses for various investment banks and assisted Goldman Sachs in the creation of a new golf brand in Japan, Accordia Golf. He was appointed as Area Managing Director in 2004 and promoted to Vice President for Troon Middle East in 2008, Senior Vice-President of Troon ME/Asia Pacific in 2015 and President of Troon International in 2017. Troon ME/Asia Pacific headquarters are located in Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE.