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Meet Gerry!

Our Golf Professional Gerry Knebels

Meet Gerry , Director of Golf for Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart, Florida

He has been here since the beginning. It's true. Gerry Knebels has been at Willoughby Golf Club for almost 30 years and has served the membership in many different capacities. A class A PGA member since 1987, Gerry was awarded the 2007,2009, 2010 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game award.

Playable. Challenging. Fun.

“Arthur Hills [course architect] designed the Willoughby course to include a blend of looks and hazards that seem part Florida, part North Carolina and a bit of ‘unlike anything’.”

Championship Golf, A Willoughby Tradition

Four sets of tees ensure all players are suitably challenged, but never faced with the sense of either hopelessness or monotony you find in less imaginative layouts.

From the championship tees, the course plays to 6,701 yards between towering trees and natural wetlands, over unfriendly lakes and around more than 55 all too inviting bunkers.

In keeping with the Arthur Hills tradition, our course is carved out of the natural surroundings and makes abundant use of all available flora, hillocks and swales to create the most picturesque course in the area.

The resultant varied terrain ensures that shot selection never seems repetitive.

Course Architect - Arthur Hills

'Courses to Stimulate Mind & Body'

A fundamental thought to the Arthur Hills design approach to the golf course. Read More...

Golf Programs

Golf for all!

Our golf programs are designed to be inclusive for all regardless of skill level. We have programs for:

  • Men
  • Women
  • Couples
  • 9 holers
  • 18 holers
  • Beginners
  • Low handicappers
  • Avid or occasional golfers

From the three Jills and a Jack to the much more serious Club Championship, every member is able to participate at their own level of play. There are very special member/guest events as well as member/member tournaments. There are regular weekly events for men and women and there are days for open play. And, Wednesday afternoons and Sundays are popular days for couples to share the course with each other and friends. Below is a sampling from our full golf calendar:


  • Knockout Tournament
  • Member-Member
  • Member Guest
  • Ryder Cup
  • Club Championship
  • Men’s Guest Days
  • Seniors Championship


  • Interclub Team Matches
  • Ladies Cup Matches
  • Member-Member
  • 3 Jills and A Jack
  • T.C. Challenge Cup
  • Club Championship
  • Pink Tie Tournament


  • Reunion Weekend
  • Couples Guest Day
  • Errie & Maxie Ball Tournament
  • Mars vs. Venus
  • Sadie Hawkins
  • Couples Guest Weekend
  • Wednesday Twilight
  • Scrambles

Golf Instruction

Learn the game your way.

Everyone has a different learning style. So, we have a full staff of golf instructors, all certified PGA teaching professionals. Our Head Golf Professional, Gerry Knebels, has been with Willoughby since we opened and continues to provide top quality:

  • Private lessons
  • Clinics
  • Junior Golf program (from ages 6 and up)

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