Meet Head Golf Pro Cesar Gamboa. Mr. Gamboa has been with Estrella del Mar since 2002 and brings a wealth of golf experience. His ten years as a professional golfer has earned him a respectable list of affiliations and accomplishments. As a member of the USGTF (United States Golf Teacher Federation), PGA (Professional Golf Association, MPGA (Mexican Pro Golf Association), Cesar is well qualified to assist any golfer on our beautiful course.
Mr. Gamboa was born in Durango, Mexico, went to High School in Blanding, Utah, as an exchange student, and finished his formal education when he graduated from the University of Sinaloa in 2001 earning his law degree.
He turned Professional in 1994 starting his golf career at the Durango Country Club as a teaching professional for the Junior Golf program, then worked as an assistant in Hermosillo. Cesar then moved to the Marina Ixtapa Golf Course as the Head Professional for 1 year before moving to the El Cid Golf & Country Club in Mazatlan as the Manager/Golf Professional. He came to Estrella del Mar as the Head Professional in October, 2003.
In addition to professional work within Mexico, Cesar was in charge of the "Amercian Favorite Golf Schools" for a year and a half as Coordinator/Head Instructor. This golf school ran one to five day clinics for golfers across the globe.
He also competed in the Gold State Golf Tour in California. He's even hit a hole in one at the Los Lagos Golf Course in Hermisillo. Cesar is a member of the United States Golf Teachers Federation. He is also a B-1 member of the PGA of America, and is enrolled in the PGA's Professional Golf Management Program. Cesar is married to an ex-model who is now an attorney at law. He loves the golf course at Estrella because of it's layout and beauty. According to Cesar, "Estrella del Mar is the most beautiful golf course I have ever played. I am very fortunate to work in such a place. My office is my playground and I love to help members and guests enjoy this course as much as I do."
In addition to golf, Cesar likes to snow ski, play volleyball, tennis and stay active in a number of other sports. His family has a number of lawyers and Cesar himself has a law degree. But save the legal talk for another time, Cesar would much rather assist you with your game.