David E. Gilpin, PGA

Director of instruction
PGA Crest

south lake tahoe, CA
Lake Tahoe Golf Course, South Lake Tahoe, CA

About David

Starting as a cart mechanic in the late eighties and turning pro in 1993 I was elected to membership in 1998. My focus has been on teaching for the last 25 years having taught ages ranging from 5 -85, multiple junior programs, groups, special needs groups , private lessons ,playing lessons. main focus is on dynamic balance and solid contact as well as having a great time meeting and playing with new people


Contact Coach David

Your Information
What can David help you with?
David's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar age

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Add 10 yards

Break 90

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type



Playing with disabilities



Session Type



David's Facilities

Lake Tahoe Golf Course

South Lake Tahoe CA


*Coaching available to public

2500 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-5206

Facility Offerings
Driving range

at 6200 feet the ball really flies

Pitching green

Learn how to get up and down from a taxi doing forty with the window shut

putting green

Large putting green just outside the pro shop with majestic mountain views keeps you smiling all day