Crist has been a PGA Member since 1987 and is now a Quarter Century Club Member. He is currently the Head Golf Professional Journey at Pechanga. In 1996 and 1998, Crist was the recipient of this same award while working as the Head Golf Professional at the Four Seasons Resort, Aviara. He has also been the recipient of this award numerous times in the San Diego Chapter and most recently, in the Inland Empire Chapter in 2015. Bill has three children, Billy (25), and twin daughters Brittany and Casey (23). Some of Crist’s hobbies include hiking, biking and all types of racing.