Private Golf Instruction

If you are looking to fine tune your golf skills and take your golf game to the next level then we recommend taking advantage of our professional golf instructors at our popular practice facilities right between Chico & Paradise, CA. At Tuscan Ridge Golf Club we offer a large all grass driving range, practice green, practice bunker, and plenty of room for short game instruction. For more information regarding golf instruction at our golf course and driving range please give us a call inside the pro shop at 530-624-7006.

Ron Gearhardt Golf Instructor

Jay Berkowitz Golf Instructor

Instructor Biographies

Ron Gearhardt

Ron recently relocated to our area after living on the Monterey Peninsula for over 50 years. Ron was most recently teaching at the Salinas Fairways Golf Course for the past 3 years and has over 30 years experience teaching golf to players of all skill levels. He was previously a Class A PGA Professional and Director of Golf at Corral de Tierra Country Club near the famed Laguna Seca Raceway and at Cottonwood Country Club in El Cajon, CA.

Ron competed in numerous Northern and Southern California Sectional golf tournaments and played with several former PGA Tour members including Jim Langley, retired golf professional at Cypress Point Club in Pebble Beach.

Ron has studied under Ben Doyle, renowned teaching professional in Carmel Valley. Ben has worked with Bobby Clampett, PGA Champions Tour member and former golf analyst for CBS Sports, as well as numerous top ranked college players and PGA Tour players over his illustrious career.


Jay Berkowitz

Before coming to Tuscan Ridge Golf Club in 2005, Jay was the head instructor at the Boulders Golf Center in San Leandro for four years and the Assistant Golf Coach for both the men’s and women's golf teams at the University of California at Berkeley for three seasons. He was a three-year team captain, former #1 player, and "All-Pac 10 Team" player for the nationally-ranked Cal men’s golf team. Jay was the lead instructor for the Nike Junior Golf Camps at Pebble Beach for eleven years and continues to Co-Direct the camps. He has worked with numerous top amateurs, nationally ranked juniors, Division One college standouts, as well as players from the PGA, European, Nationwide, and Canadian tours.

Practice Green at Tuscan Ridge Golf Club
Golf Instruction Rates
Individual Lesson: $50 (hourly)
Mini Series: $120 (3 lessons)
Full Series: $200 (5 lessons)
Junior Instruction Rates
Individual Lesson: $25 (hourly)
Mini Series: $60 (3 lessons)
Full Series: $90 (5 lessons)
*For more information regarding group lessons or golf clinics please give Ron Gearhardt a call at 530-624-7006 ext. 6.


Golf Lesson Packages

If you are interested in golf lessons at Tuscan Ridge Golf Club just give Ron Gearhardt a call at 530-624-7006 ext. 6. You may also book your next lesson with Ron by stoping by our pro shop. 

Practice Golf Driving Range

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