The Ridge Golf Course

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 ...

Golf Tips: Starting position is key in athletic set up for swing

Well, if you have been following along for the past couple of weeks and doing a little homework, your grip and your aiming techniques have no doubt improved and you are surely brim ...

Golf Tips: Eyes and thighs are key to golf shot consistency

When we discuss aim for a full golf shot, there are two parts of the body that should be considered — your eyes and thighs. This is because if you understand these two body p ...

Golf Tips: Get a grip on fundamentals

It’s about time to review a few fundamentals for an end of summer tune-up to get us ready for autumnal golf. In the next few weeks we’ll review in depth some of the bas ...

Local golfers to compete at Special Olympics

Unlike most Olympians, Cyndi Saffold has competed in multiple sports throughout the years. Saffold has participated in floor hockey, basketball and golf at the Games.  This y ...

Region rich in golf-related happenings

Larry Christianson of Brentwood made a stop at The Ridge Golf Course in Auburn to catch a round of golf before heading to Tahoe. “This is terrific weather to play in, it’s not ...