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Meet the Staff
Shawn Kelly, PGA Member
Shawn Kelly has been a PGA Professional since 1993. A graduate of San Jose State University, Kelly has been teaching in the Sacramento/Auburn area for over 25 years. Kelly is a six-time NCPGA Player of the Year and has played in many PGA Tour events including the 1996 US Open and three PGA Championships. Kelly also represented the United States on the victorious 2000 PGA Cup Team that competed in Wales.

Additionally, Kelly has instructed thousands of people on his Basic and Balance approach to the game, and has coached many juniors who have gone on to receive college scholarships. Kelly’s 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. Kelly prides himself on always working with the student’s natural capabilities to improve and understand their swing.

Contact Shawn | skelly@ridgegc.com | 530.888.7888 ext 639
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
30 Min Tune Up Session $50
1 Hour Session $80
Series of (3) 1 Hour Sessions $225
Series of (6) 1 Hour Sessions $400

Call to schedule at 530.888.7888.

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 Score 36 program. Score 36 is a program where you complete 3 distance levels; 50, 100, 150 yards. Advancing to next level when you shoot 36. When you can score 36 from these three levels you are playing some fun golf! Classes are limited to 8 students, Clubs and Balls supplied. Drop-in Rate of $25 if you want to come to 1 class, if space is available.

Series of 4 classes $99 or Drop-in one class $25


  • March 7, 14, 21, 28 | Saturdays 12 - 1pm
  • April 11, 18, 25, May 2 | Saturdays 12 - 1pm
  • May 16, 23, 30, June 6 | Saturday 12 - 1pm
  • June 3, 10, 17, 24 | Wednesday 11 - 12pm
  • 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
Play a Par 3, Par 4 and a Par 5 with an Instructor. This lessons will involve discussing course management and consistency.

  • 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:

  • Saturdays, 3/21 – 2pm
  • 5/9 – 10am
  • 6/13 – 10am
  • 7/11 – 10am

Scoring Zone-Wedge Distance Control
Want to learn how to control your wedge distances for scoring, control the spin and trajectory like a Tour player, then this clinic is for you. Great for all golfer wanting to score lower in golf. Limited to 8 students. $40 per player.

  • Saturday, 3/28 – 2pm
  • 4/25 – 2pm
  • 5/23 – 10am
  • 6/20 – 10am

Ladies Only (Sorry guys!)
This clinic is for you ladies, we will discuss some basics of the game, give you a glass wine (or equivalent) and let you on the course for a few holes. This is a fun and social gathering to introduce you to the game or help your current game.

  • 4/23 – 5pm
  • 6/25 – 5pm

Call to schedule your next lesson at 530.888.7888

Junior Golf Program

Our junior golf development program will take Juniors trough all development levels of golf. And our Score 36 program will get them on the course and teach them how to play and score. From the very basic beginners to accomplished tournament player. We recommend the group semester schedule for most juniors wanting to learn or improve, and private sessions for the advanced / tournament players.

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Single Pricing (Per Child) Family Pricing (Per Additional Junior)
Per Month $100 $50
Per Semester $175 $90
Full Season $600 $350
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 25 stations and 5 target greens from 75 to 275 yards. The range is open from sunrise to one hour before sunset. NOTE: Every Monday morning until 9am, our driving range is closed for weekly maintenance.

We offer hitting mats Monday through Wednesday and grass tees Thursday through Sunday, weather permitting. Additionally, we offer a sand bunker to practice your sand game and allow chipping on any of our practice greens.

Range balls cost $5 for a half basket of 50 balls, $8 for a full basket of 100 balls and $11 for 150 balls. We also offer an annual range pass for unlimited use of the range for $499.99. A range pass is the ideal purchase for beginning golfers who want to practice regularly.
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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