Meet the Staff


Meet our Staff

John Bierbower Head Golf Professional

John’s golf career began when, as a sophomore at UNO, he started working in the Pro Shop at La Vista Falls Golf Course.  Two years later John added to his golf duties when he joined CBCC as an assistant to the Head Pro, Ted DiGiacomo.  Through the PGA PGM Apprentice Program, John has attained B-1 classification and intends to attain A-1 classification by the end of 2018.  John has extensive knowledge of golf merchandise and strives to grow the game  by making golf an enjoyable experience for both children and adults.

Ted DiGiacomo P.G.A. Seasonal Golf Professional

Ted has been apart of the golf business for over 20 years.  He was elected to membership January 1, 1997. His first professional job started with Indian Creek Golf Course where he worked from Jan. 1992 through Jan.1994.  After leaving Indian Creek, Ted took over the Head Golf Professional’s job at La Vista Falls Golf Course in January of 1994 and stayed through October of 2002.  Ted was then approached by Dicks Sporting Goods about becoming their Head Golf Professional/Manager where he accepted and stayed from October 2002 through January of 2011.  In January of 2011, Ted was hired as the Head Golf Professional at Council Bluffs Country Club.

Ted’s philosophy is to promote the game of golf through great leadership, customer service and expertise. He hopes to provide a great atmosphere to all those who choose to play no matter the age or skill level.

Ted has 2 children, twins Andrew and Alexa.

Jerry Willer – Golf Shop Merchandise Manager

Jerry worked at Qwest Communications, after retiring with 34 years of service at Qwest, Jerry wasted no time as he came to us here at the Council Bluffs Country Club.  During that time he also worked at Fox Run Golf Course in Council Bluffs Iowa for 6 years.  At Fox run, Jerry worked all the areas of the business from the Pro Shop to the kitchen.    He has been a great addition to our staff.  Along with customer service, Jerry has one main focus during the day, to make your golf experience here at Council Bluffs Country Club an enjoyable one.

Jerry is married to Dee and they have 3 children each married, and also has 7 grandchildren.