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William J. Reilly, PGA

Head Professional
PGA Crest

Stuart , FL
Sailfish Sands Golf Course, Stuart, FL

About William

Will Reilly has been playing golf for fifty years. He comes from a golf family. His brother’s Hugh Jr. and Michael along with his Father Hugh Sr. are all members of the PGA of America. He also has four sisters that play, and his mother Suzanne was their high school Golf coach at Bishop McDevitt in Wyncote Pennsylvania. Will has a passion for every aspect of golf especially when it comes to growing the game. Will is a Top 50 Master Teacher for US Kids, coach at The First Tee of Palm Beaches and has been a golf coach most of his life. Will was the recipient of the 2005 PGA of America Junior Leader Award and in 2007 received The PGA of America’s Growth of the Game Award for his work in inner-cities and nationwide. Will has been recognized as a Top 50 Golf Range Association of America (GRAA) Growth of the Game Teacher six of the last seven years and has risen to the rank of GRAA ELITE TEACHER for 2020 and 2022. Will has received numerous awards from the Philadelphia Section including the 2009 Professional of the Year. As the Junior Golf Development Manager for the PGA of America, he was responsible for the development of The PGA Sports Academy, which received the Golf Digest Player Development Award, and the Ryder Cup Junior Academy. While at the PGA of America, Will also help to develop the PGA Junior League and wrote many articles on Junior golf and player development for the PGA Magazine. During his career, Will was the Director of Golf at Twining Valley Golf and Fitness Club for 29 years. Will was also the Executive Director for The First Tee of Montgomery County and Program Director for The First Tee of Suburban Philadelphia. Will has also had the pleasure of coaching high school golf teams for the 22 years in the Philadelphia area including several Pennsylvania State Golf Championship Teams with Mount St. Joseph’s Academy “Magic”. Most recently, Will was the Head Coach at his Alma Mater, Villanova University, where he had the honor of leading the Wildcat Men’s team to multiple tournament championships. Will Reilly also enjoys playing golf competitively. Will was name Spalding Top-Flite Player of the Year for 1996. As a player, Will has recorded many wins including 15 holes-in-one and two albatrosses. Will’s hobby is Philly Sports and he is the President of the P.A.S.T. (Philadelphia Association of Sports Trivia). Will has a passion for teaching, growing the game and sharing his love of golf with everyone he meets.

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William's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.


Getting Started

Get comfortable for business golf

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee


Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Connect with golfers of similar age


Improving Your Game

Break 80

Break 100

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Improve your Short Game

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Senior

Youth

Adult

Male

Playing with disabilities

Teen

Female

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William's Facilities

Sailfish Sands Golf Course

Stuart FL

Formerly known as Martin County Golf Course, Sailfish Sands Golf Course offers an 18-hole championship golf course and an innovative reversible 9-hole course, the first of its kind in South Florida. The reversible 9 was designed by renowned golf course architect, John Sanford. Sailfish Sands has everything you need to improve your game! The full-length grass driving range is powered by Toptracer Range, the same technology used on televised golf tournaments to track the shots of the game’s best players, and is equipped with lights to work on your game well into the evening. Sailfish Sands features 20 covered hitting bays where guests can compete against friends, playing fun games and virtual courses on interactive game screens while enjoying food and drinks from the fully equipped restaurant & bar.

*Coaching available to public

2000 S.E. St. Lucie Blvd., Stuart, FL 34996

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