Since moving to the area, Stan Marshaus has been a well-known figure in the world of golf, especially with his achievements at the Chautauqua Golf Club. Marshaus has been the pro or the director of golf at Chautauqua since 1974 and has been a part of the major improvements at that course.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 16, 1942, and graduated from Shaw High School in East Cleveland in 1960. Marshaus attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and graduated from there in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science in education and a major in mathematics. He worked from 1965-1972 at Thomas W. Harvey High School in Painesville, Ohio, where he taught high school math and coached golf and freshman basketball. In addition, he served as athletic director.
Starting in 1968, he taught several summers at the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy in Vail, Colorado He was also affiliated with Jack Nicklaus at the Lost Tree Country Club in North Palm Beach, Florida. Marshaus was an assistant pro in Ohio in Painesville and at the Acacia Country Club in Lyndhurst before coming to the Cassadaga Country Club (later Cassadaga Lakes Golf Club) in 1972. After two years at Cassadaga, Marshaus was named the pro at Chautauqua and began his long tenure there.