Chris Gibson is a full vocational member of the PGA of Australia, holding advanced status in coaching and is also a level 2 certified AimPoint instructor. In 2015, Chris was awarded Queensland PGA Teaching Professional of the Year.
Chris has been a golf professional for over a decade and currently bases himself at Royal Queensland Golf Club in Brisbane. Over the years, Chris has refined his coaching abilities through playing competitively on the Australasian tour and establishing himself as a highly sought after coach in south-east Queensland. Chris is a progressive professional who engages in professional development regularly in order to remain competitive within the professional golf coaching market. His use of technology such as Trackman, K Vest, Swing Catalyst and high speed cameras only add the his wide repertoire of coaching techniques and skills. Chris’s coaching philosophy is focused on simplicity and longevity in the game, which enables him to coach players of all skill levels.
Many of Chris’s students have experienced success at club, state, national and tour levels. Chris coaches many players on the Australian and International tours such as Kevin Lee (Asia, One Asia and Australasian Tours), Same Eaves (Japanese Challenge tour) and Maverick Antcliff (US based elite amateur) to name a few. He is also seeing success with his junior students such as Jed Morgan and Chris Jimenez who were both recently named in the 2016 Queensland Junior Interstate Boys Team, and also Kirsty Hodgkins who is a member of the Queensland State Girls Team and has been recruited to a USA division one NCAA college.
In 2015, Chris was appointed as one of the coaches for the Kelvin Grove Queensland Golf School of Excellence and has been integral in the success of the students during this time. In light of this success, Chris has again been appointed as a coach in 2016.
Outside of his coaching responsibilities at Royal Queensland, Chris is actively involved in the golf community. Chris assists Queensland University of Technology biomechanics staff and PHD students with current research projects, he co-author’s articles published in Golf WRX which is one of the largest online golf forums, he is on the panel for Golf Queensland and assists with state team coaching, and he frequently travels to regional areas of Queensland to provide assistance at development clinics.
To book a lesson with Chris, please contact the Royal Queensland Golf Shop on 07 3268 3134