The Ridge Golf Course

Pre-reunion golf game to be annual outing

Perry Cannedy tees off at the Placer High School class of ’79 pre-35th reunion golf outing organized by Darren Davis of Capps Group Real Estate and The Ridge Golf Course. Par ...

Local chefs passionate about senior nutrition

It’s no secret that Auburn has a burgeoning senior population, and three local chefs have made a career out of keeping their elderly clients happy by serving them an endless ...

Golf Tips: Second edition offers more insider tips

After Brisk sales last year, I thought I would release Volume 2 on golf, which I believe will give the reader valuable playing tips and insider information that I have gained th ...

Golf Tips: Sharpen the wedge for a lower score

How many wedges do you carry in your bag? Some players carry two or three and some may even carry four. I personally carry three — a 49-degree pitching wedge, 54-degree sa ...

Golf Tips: Visualization is key to approaching the green

If you’ve read the last two articles, you’ll remember we got off the tee and down the fairway. Now we need to approach the green with accurate distance control. How ...

Golf Tips: Use pre-shot routine for pressure relief

It’s U.S. Open week, the second of the four major golf events in each year’s annual tournament schedule. And this year it is at the famed Merion in Pennsylvania &mda ...

Reader Input: Grateful for club support

The Auburn Host Lions would like to thank the 144 golfers who have signed up for our 19th annual fun event at The Ridge Golf Course on May 19 this year. And a special thanks to all ...

Golf Tips: Putting key for green jacket at Augusta

  Hey, once again it’s Masters Week. Spring is in the air, the azaleas are in bloom along Magnolia Lane and the PGA Tour will play its first major of the year. & ...

Golf Tips: Tight lies are risky

  We’d all like a little tuft of grass under our golf ball when it come to rest, but with the technology in mowers and the colder weather that doesn’t allow th ...

Golf Tips: Transitioning from the range to the course

  When you go to the practice range do you hit the ball like you’re on the PGA tour, but when you go to course you can’t hit the broad side of a big red barn? ...

Golf Tips: Rough can be rough!

  Once in a while we may hit our golf ball a bit off line and it finds the area we call the rough — the second cut of the fairway where the grass is a longer length. ...

Golf Tips: Make the best of dreaded bunker shots

  The fairway bunker shot can be a challenge to hit successfully. Even with the best of lies, it can be tough to pick the ball off the sand and catch it solidly.  ...

Medical seminar draws 100-plus to Ridge

  More than 100 people attended the Journal’s first ever Medical Matters seminar Monday.    The seminar was held in partnership with Sutter Auburn ...

Golf Tips: Have yourself a sand blast

  Gene “The Squire” Sarazan is the man we have to thank for designing the sand wedge back in the 1930s.    His tinkering with a club head by ...

Golf Tips: Have a ball in the fall

The golf season is beginning to wind down for some and for others it is just beginning. The acorns are falling, the leaves are changing and the air is getting cooler. Some folks ar ...