Golf Course Superintendent
Mark Atwood was hired in 1985 as our Assistant Golf Course Supervisor. In April of 1985, his skills and knowledge earned him a promotion to Golf Course Superintendent and he enjoys protecting the pride of Bear's Paw Country Club—our Signature Jack Nicklaus Course. Mark and his team are responsible for maintenance of our golf course, tennis courts, marina and club grounds. Mark attended the University of Florida and Lake City Community College with a degree in Golf Course Operations. He is an active member of the Golf Course Superintendents of America, the Florida Turfgrass Association and Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association, serving that association as a member of its Board of Directors.