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.
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
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
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
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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