Director of Operations
Our Director of Operations and Golf Professional, Mark Ernst, came to Cross Creek Plantation in May, 1996. Mark has been a PGA of America member since October, 1989. He played collegiately at Furman University, and has participated professionally on the tour now known as the Web.com Tour. Mark has had the opportunity to help in the development of many junior members who have also played collegiately.
Mark and his wife Melanie have two children, Drew and Austin. Drew won the 2010 SC Amateur while attending Coastal Carolina University and has competed professionally. Austin won the 2011 NCAA Championship as a freshman at LSU. She turned professional in 2013 and was victorious in the 2014 LPGA Portland Classic for her first professional win.