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William R. Gibbs, PGA

PGA Director of Instruction & First Tee Master Coach


PGA Crest

Nipomo, CA
Black Lake Golf Course, Nipomo, CA

About William

For the past 40+ Years Billy has worked as a Cart & Range Assistant, Assistant Pro, Head Pro, Director of Instruction & Teaching Professional. Billy is currently the PGA Director of Instruction at the Blacklake Golf Resort It is quite possible that you have heard Billy’s voice as he has been a Co‐Host of Golf Talk Radio heard on KVEC, KKAL, and ESPN radio for over 20 years. Billy’s true passion is with youth development and working with junior golfers. He has focused his passion with First Tee Central Coast as the Program Director for more than 17 years. He has been awarded the distinction of First Tee Master Coach (one of only eight in the nation) as well as being a National Coach Trainer for First Tee. Billy’s other awards include the 2012 Southern California PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year, the 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2021 Youth Player Development Award Winner, of the Northern Chapter of SCPGA. Mr. Gibbs’ playing experience includes competing in many professional events during the 80’s and 90’s and now plays for the love of the game. Billy’s outlook focuses on the “lighter side of things” with a sense of humor and a focus on kindness and respect. Billy lives in Nipomo, California with Josie, his wife of 25 years, and their two most amazing pets Brodie & Amber.

Begin your journey
William's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

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William's Facilities

Black Lake Golf Course

Nipomo CA

*Coaching available to public

1490 Golf Course Ln, Nipomo, CA 93444-9307

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