Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort
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76° | 61°

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Golf Lessons

Sierra Star has a special learning environment that welcomes newcomers to the sport and focuses on fun. With several learn-to-golf programs, our skilled teaching pros can help you learn the basics, jump from beginner to intermediate or drop your handicap to a single digit.
Get Golf Ready

Get Golf Ready

Sierra Star is partnering with the PGA to offer the Get Golf Ready program. This initiative is designed to teach you everything you'll need to play golf in just a few lessons. PGA Professionals will show you that there are lots of ways to play by combining fun, friends and fitness. Each session will focus on the various golf skills you will use while playing.

Players are placed in groups based on skill level and receive customized instruction designed to advance each group to the next level.

  • DROP-INS WELCOME! $30 per session 
  • $99 for all 5 lessons
  • Beginners, intermediates, and advanced-intermediate players welcome
  • Drop-in to any session; previous instruction not required
  • Equipment provided
Monday Juniors Night  4:00 pm
Starts June 20  and runs through July 25 
Wednesday Ladies Night 5:15 pm Starts June 27 and runs through July 24 
Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Sierra Star has several PGA professionals who offer lessons by the hour.
Available by appointment by calling 760.924.GOLF

 Private Lesson Rate: $45/per half hour

Meet our Instructors

Head Pro - Dave Schacht

Head Pro - Dave Schacht

Dave has been the course pro at Sierra Star for fifteen years. His skill and personality has made him one of the premier PGA teaching professionals on the West Coast. With techniques focusing on balance, body rotation and swing form, Dave’s teaching methods center on consistency and control.
Instructor - Ian Birrell

Instructor - Ian Birrell

Ian was a club champion at the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland ... yes that one. His passion for golf and energetic personality make learning from Ian an unforgettable experience. Not one to demand a change in your swing, Ian instead strives to improve your innate abilities and a foster a life-long love for the game. 
Instructor - Greg Bokenkamp

Instructor - Greg Bokenkamp

Greg Bokenkamp hails from the Green Mountain state of Vermont and has been an instructor at Sierra Star for five years. Greg brings a laid back approach to his teaching style, focusing on fundamentals, fun and a healthy attitude towards the game. As a former professional snowboarder, Greg has combined his passion for progression and love of the mountains to become one of Sierra Star’s top instructors. 

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