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Meet the Staff
Shawn Kelly, PGA Member
Shawn is a graduate of San Jose State University and has been a PGA Professional since 1993. He has been teaching in the Sacramento/Auburn area for over 30 years. He is a 6-time Northern California PGA Player of the Year and has played in many PGA Tour events including the 1996 US Open and 3 PGA Championships. He also represented the United States on the victorious 2000 PGA Cup Team that competed in Wales.

Shawn has taught thousands his Basic and Balance approach to the game and has coached many juniors that have received college scholarships. His teaching philosophy focuses on playing the game and how to be consistent on the course. Students will learn the fundamentals of the golf swing and how to use them for lower scores. Shawn always works with the student’s capabilities to improve and understand their swing.

Zach Wingo, PGA Associate
Zach is a native of Southern California, Zach has been at The Ridge for over 6 years. A level 2 PGA Associate, with an emphasis on teaching. He has participated in many Teaching Summits in the Section and has a great repour with Juniors and Beginners.

PGA Private Lesson Rates

Private Lessons are one on one instruction with our PGA teaching professional. Lessons are scheduled with the instructor at various times to suit your needs.

Lesson Specials:

  • Bring a friend or spouse and add $30 per extra player for the hour
  • Seniors and Juniors save 10% on all Private Lessons

Call to schedule at 530.888.7888.

PGA Professional Rates
Session Rates
30 Min Lesson $50
1 Hr Lesson $90
Series of (3) 1 Hr $250
Series of (6) 1 Hr $475
SERIES OF (3) 1 HR $225
SERIES OF (6) 1 HR $400
Teaching Professional Rates
SERIES OF (3) 1 HR $225
SERIES OF (6) 1 HR $400
SERIES OF (3) 1 HR $200
SERIES OF (6) 1 HR $375
Players Program
The Players Program is designed to make you a better player. We will evaluate your game and setup a plan for improvement. From Swinging, short game scoring, Putting like a tour player, fitness/ nutrition to the mental side of scoring. Take your game to the next level with our Players Program.  $99 month / 6-month contract.

  • Two (2) Private Sessions
  • One (1) 3-hole on course lesson per month
Call to schedule your next lesson at 530.888.7888.
Learn to Play Group Lessons

These 1-hour group lessons are designed for anyone wanting to learn or improve their golf game. Course content will cover the 3 basic areas of the game: Putting, short game and full swing. Then we’ll introduce you to the course through our Learn to Play (LTP) program. LTP is a program where you complete 3 distance levels: 50, 100, 150 yards.

Advancing to the next level when you score par. When you can score par from these three levels you are playing some fun golf! Classes are limited to 8 students. Equipment and golf balls will be supplied. Series of 4 classes $99.

Golf Lessons, Instruction, Academy

Drop-in one class $30, if space available, recommend calling ahead.


  • August 5, 12, 19, 26 | Wednesday 11 - 12pm
  • August 8, 15, 22, 29 | Saturday 12 - 1pm
  • September 12, 19, 26, Oct 3 | Saturday 12 - 1pm
  • September 9, 16, 23, 30 | Wednesday 11 - 12pm
  • October 17, 24, 31, Nov 7 | Saturday 12 - 1pm

Call to schedule at 530.888.7888.

3 Hole On-Course Playing Lesson
This is a great lesson to learn to play. We will play a Par 3, 4 and 5 and discuss the strategies and athletic thoughts needed to play consistent golf. It’s a great way for our pros to see you in action and help you understand how to play and improve your game.

Pricing (includes green fee with cart)
  • Single $120 Per Player
  • Group $30 Extra Per Player
Call to schedule your next lesson at 530.888.7888 ext 2
Specialty Clinics
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Green Reading & Putting
A 1-hour class to teach you how to be a better putter. We will cover the basics of a good putter and then discuss how to read greens like the pro’s, this is a great clinic for all golfers. Limited to 8 students. $40 per player.
Dates/ Times: 

  • 6/13 – 10am
  • 7/11 – 10am

Scoring Zone-Wedge Distance Control
If you want to learn how to control your wedge distances for scoring, controlling the spin and trajectory like a tour player, then this clinic is for you. Great for all golfers wanting to lower their scores. Limited to 8 students. $40 per player.

  • 6/20 – 10am

Ladies Only (Sorry guys!)
These clinics are for you ladies only. The first class will be on the putting green, we will work on your stroke and distance control. Our next class will be on the practice range teaching you the basics of chipping and pitching, to help get the ball closer to the hole and score lower. For the last class were on the range to work on full swings. These clinics are designed to be fun but more important to improve your game. So, grab your friends and let’s learn some fun! Includes Range Balls. Limited to 8 students. $40 per player. $100 for 3 Classes.

  • 6/25 – 5pm

Call to schedule your next lesson at 530.888.7888

Junior Golf Program
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Our junior golf development program will take Juniors through all development levels of golf. Athletic swing motions, short game skills and controlled putting. Our Learn to Play (LTP) program will get juniors on the course and teach them how to play and score. We recommend the group semester schedule for most juniors wanting to learn or improve, and private sessions for the advanced / tournament players.

Each Semester we will cover the same subjects, but we will work with each junior on their own levels. The Semesters consist of 3 classes and a play day to test their skills. Repeating multiple semesters will reinforce the information and allow the instructor to develop the student.

For Juniors wanting to improve on a specific subject of the game, drop in on a single class (space available). Call the Golf shop for schedule and availability.


  • $30 per single class
  • $99 per semester, includes: 3 Classes, 9-hole green fee on play day
  • $600 for all 7 semesters, can bill $100 per month with 6-month contract
  • Family Pricing available, contact golf shop for information


  • Week 1 | Putting
  • Week 2 | Short Game Skills
  • Week 3 | Full swing athletics
  • Week 4 | Play Day


  • July 11, 18, 25, 8/1
  • August 8, 15, 22, 29
  • September 5, 12, 19, 26
  • October 10, 17, 24, 31
Practice Facility
Be sure to visit our practice facility just before you play and consider allowing a little extra time to warm up before you take on our beautiful course.

Thanks to the exciting challenges put into place by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. – you will want your drives to be strong and accurate. You will be faced with several uphill fairways that will challenge you on the tee box. So be sure to start out at our driving range to practice those wedge shots and work your way up through the clubs in your bag for about 15 minutes.

We have 25 stations for golfers on our driving range that include target greens to improve your aim. Finish your range session by “playing” the first few holes by imagining the first fairway and hitting a drive; then pretend you’re hitting your approach shot to the first green, and so forth. You’ll want to work on chipping and your sand shots at our separate green set aside for short-game work.

We also have a putting surface where you can get the feel of our greens before your arrive at your very first hole.
Driving Range
The driving range at The Ridge is a great place to practice or warm up before your round. We offer hitting on mats Monday to Friday and the grass tee Saturday and Sundays, weather permitting.

Range ball cost: $5 per token and each token is 34 balls. we also offer $50 and $100 Range Cards and a yearly program, all you can hit for $1000 per year.

Putting Green
The Ridge offers two practice putting greens that resemble the greens on the course to give you a great warm up session before you play. Their undulations and speed will give you a realistic feel of the greens to prepare you for a great game. Additionally, we allow chipping on our greens, please just repair any ball marks.

The greens possess a creeping bent grass surface – one of the best putting surfaces in the game of golf. They are smooth and true and will challenge any putting stroke.

Our putting greens are open daily from sunrise to sunset and there is no charge for using them.
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