Mark McDonnell is the visionary Co-Founder of Modest! Golf Management and Modest! Sports Marketing. He has brokered many commercial partnerships with well-known names in the sports industry and has a wealth of experience in the marketing and talent management field.
In his role as Director of Modest! Golf, Mark has strategically partnered with brands that align with the vision of the company, namely ISPS HANDA, Kinetica and The R&A, to promote and encourage new golfing talent.
Experts at caring for their clients’ needs, Modest! Golf creates the optimal environment in which talent is able to thrive. The family-oriented business curates its services to each individual career trajectory, ensuring the best possible result through inclusivity and opportunity.
An authority on the sport, Mark is frequently called upon to offer his insight on current affairs in the golfing world and often appears on podcasts discussing developments at Modest! Golf and in the golfing sphere, nationally and globally. He is Tournament Director of the ISPS HANDA World Invitational in Ballymena.
Mark is a supporter and Director of the Horan & Rose charity event. The experience is the brainchild of golfer Justin Rose and musician Niall Horan, and combines a day of golf with music and entertainment. They have raised more than £2.5 million for Cancer Research UK and other causes since its launch in 2016.
Earlier in his career, Mark gained invaluable experience as an Account Executive at world-renowned sports firms TaylorMade and Boardriders, overseeing talent management, marketing and brand management.
Mark holds a Master’s degree in Business, Management and Marketing from Solent University, Southampton.