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V. Gary Irby, PGA

PGA Golf Instructor


PGA Crest

Roanoke, VA
First Tee of Roanoke Valley, Roanoke, VA

About Gary

PGA Golf Instructor for 32 Years PGA Quarter Century Award ADM Certified Safesport Training Certification Former Head Professional International Golf Club, Orlando, Florida Director of Instruction Maximum Performance Golf School First Tee Coach/ Roanoke Valley One of the First Certified Dynamic Club Fitters in the Country/ 1991 Certified Custom Club Builder Golf Coach/Instructor for Virginia State University Worked with some of the leading Golf Instructors in the world/ David Leadbetter, Phil Ritson, Gary Smith Collaborated Golf Clinics with Sam Snead, Dave Stockton, Moe Norman Instructed Golf Professionals, Mini Tour Players, Professional Athletes, Actors, Entertainers Course Record (62) at International Golf Club BA Degree From Campbell University MA Degree from Colgate Rochester

Begin your journey
Gary's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Improve your Short Game

Break 90

Make the high school golf team

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Gary's Facilities

First Tee of Roanoke Valley

Roanoke VA

*Coaching available to public

3707 Densmore Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24017-2705

Hardy VA

*Coaching available to public

360 Chestnut Creek Dr, Hardy, VA 24101-2604

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