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Golf Lessons

Couple teeing off.

Better Your Swing & Love for the Game 

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.

Star Cards and season passes are available by calling 800.MAMMOTH.
Private Lessons

Private Lessons

All Ages & Abilities

Sierra Star has several PGA professionals who offer personal instruction. Private lessons are 45 minutes and must be scheduled in advance.  

Get Golf Ready Lesson Series

Get Golf Ready Lesson Series

Get Golf Ready is designed to teach everything you'll need to play golf in just a few lessons. Each 1-hour lesson will focus on the various golf skills you will use while playing. In addition to learning the basics, you will be guided onto the golf course to put your skills into action in a casual, friendly setting. Equipment provided. 

Juniors Program

Ages 5–12

$149 for series of 5 lessons

Get your kids ready to learn the game in an environment second to none. We'll set up fun first-timer "courses" to help your young ones develop the skills needed to get out on the real course and tear it up with the rest of the family. Experienced juniors are encouraged to attend as well, as we have some of the best teaching staff anywhere. All equipment is provided.

Womens Program  | Call Pro Shop for Details

Looking to learn the game in an environment suited for beginners and intermediate players? Then our ladies GGR series is perfect for you. Our staff is there to help you learn the basics or make the advancements in your game you need to have that extra bit of fun. Equipment provided, if needed.



Dave Schacht, Head Pro

Dave Schacht, Head Pro

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.

Ian Birrell

Ian Birrell

Ian was a club champion at the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. His passion for golf and energetic personality make learning from Ian an unforgettable experience. In addition to improving your swing, Ian also strives to improve your innate abilities and foster a life-long love for the game.