Meet Chris Vogel Assistant Golf Pro at William Land Golf Course

Chris Vogel has been employed at William Land Golf Course for the past year as a Starter in the Pro Shop. He has recently been promoted to Assistant Golf Pro where he is growing the adult programs, lessons and clinics continuing forward. His beginner programs for adults launch this April, 2024. Before coming to William… Continue reading →

2024 Junior PGA Camps Registration Now Open!

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the PGA Junior Golf Camps 2024 summer season!  We encourage you to register early to guarantee your child’s spot. Everything You Need to Know About Camp: Half Day Camps are designed to inspire new golfers at the beginning of their journey and further the development… Continue reading →

Sacramento Golf Tips: How to Take Relief in a Red Penalty Area

Taking relief from a red penalty area is similar to a yellow penalty area, with an extra option. No golfer is perfect. Every now and then we double-bogey an easy putt, hit a hard slice off the tee, fail to get our ball out of a bunker, or make some other simple mistake. It happens;… Continue reading →

Sacramento Golf Tips: When to Take Free Relief

Taking free relief in golf is simple, but most golfers misunderstand when they can take it. All golfers know that every stroke matters. One swing can be all the difference between winning and losing, and nothing feels worse than that one swing being from a penalty. There are however some instances where you can get… Continue reading →

Sacramento Golf Tips: How to Get Backspin on Your Swing

Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to get backspin on your iron shots. We all want to play like the pros we see on the PGA Tour. Hit one those masterful approach shots onto the edge of the green and have it roll back to the hole. For most golfers, it can… Continue reading →

Sacramento Golf Tips: How to Hit an Uphill Lie

Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to hit when your ball is on a steep, uphill lie. Landing in a bunker is already a difficult situation to be in. But what do you do when your ball rests on an uphill lie, like the edge of a bunker? You can’t just hit… Continue reading →

Sacramento Golf Tips: How to Hit Out of a Buried Lie

A buried lie is one of the most difficult shots in golf, but you can recover from it easier than you think. We all end up in the bunker from time to time. Sometimes it’s a simple chip onto the green, but sometimes you find that dreaded buried lie, when your ball is embedded in… Continue reading →

Sacramento Golf Tips: How to Curve Your Golf Ball

Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to curve the golf ball. Picture this: you’re playing a par 4 and you’ve just hit a wonderful tee shot straight down the fairway. All you need to do is get it on the green and you have a good shot for birdie. You find your… Continue reading →

Sacramento Golf Tips: How to Play a Low Punch Shot

Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to play a low punch shot in a minute. There’s nothing that can derail a great round of golf like a dreaded shank into the trees. You were so close to making par and now it’s going to take you an extra 2 or 3 swings… Continue reading →

GRAA Honors Haggin Oaks As A 2022 Top 50 Public Facility

Haggin Oaks Is A Proud GRAA Award Winner Haggin Oaks was chosen as a Golf Range Association Of America (GRAA) Top 50 Public Facility. We have been considered America’s Most Awarded Facility for some time, partly due to our two championship golf courses. A world-class teaching facility with over 15 golf professionals is available to… Continue reading →