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Timber Creek Golf Academy
7050 Del Webb Blvd

Roseville, CA 95747
tel: 916-774-3851
email:  derekz@scrca.org

 

Welcome To Timber Creek Golf Academy

Rome, as they say, was not built in a day.  Neither – ever – was a solid golf game!  That's why we're dedicated to you learning the game the proper way, with the only golf academy of its kind in the Sacramento area.
Our Golfer Development Academy is changing the culture of golf instruction.  Our goal is to help you discover your individual game without boundaries or parameters.  We will take each golfer from the putting green to the tees with one coach per four attendees, providing personal attention in all areas.
Each day will consist of four hours of education ranging from video analysis, mind-body connection, to on-course experience.  Your day will be accented with a mouth-watering lunch specially designed by our Executive Chef.

Step just outside our clubhouse and you'll find everything you need to improve your game. Our three-tiered, thirty-station grass tees open onto a hitting area ripe with target greens. There's also a huge practice green complete with a bunker for you to hone your short game. On the far end of the range lie the lesson tees where our four golf professionals will help to develop all aspects of your game.
If your game needs work, here's the place to find help. Be sure to explore all the possibilities of improving your game. Have more fun, lower your scores, or raise awareness in any area of your game.
Golf Pro Mark Gouger teaches awareness rather than concepts: "I give you concepts and then you're going to experience those concepts. We're going to find out what way works for you - not how the book says you should do it. I'd rather not fill you up with information, but bring out of you a swing that's already there!"
All of our instructors are consistent with coaching philosophies along with a variety of preferences and a flexible platform.

Recent Golf News

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24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Super teams of Jason Day/Rickie Fowler and Justin Rose/Henrik Stenson listed as Zurich Classic co-favorites

Despite not playing since accident, Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open odds have lowered

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

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24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

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24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Spurred by the negative reaction to the Lexi Thompson ruling at the ANA Inspiration, the USGA and R&A are set to announce Rules changes addressing issues from the incident

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24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

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24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

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24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

In this week's I Think, I Saw, I Heard, Tim Rosaforte details how Kevin Chappell learned from his losses, LPGA caddie swapping and the Koepka brothers big week

Follow your body like Kevin Chappell

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

The swing you pick should be yours, not a copy of somebody else's. Follow your body like Kevin Chappell.

Report: R&A, USGA to make announcement on Lexi Thompson affair at ANA Inspiration

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Report: R&A, USGA to make announcement on Lexi Thompson affair at ANA Inspiration

Before Lionel Messi took over, Sergio Garcia -- and his green jacket -- starred at El Clasico

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

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Rory weds, Tiger's new focus and Chappell's Texas triumph: Five things you need to know for April 24th

Five things you need to know from this weekend's college golf conference championships

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Some former college powers revisited past glory. Here are five things you need to know from this weekend's college conference championships

Rickie Fowler hangs out with pole vaulter Allison Stokke (Yes, that Allison Stokke)

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Vijay Singh ends long victory drought with help from partner Carlos Franco

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The clubs Kevin Chappell used to win the Valero Texas Open

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The Valero Texas Open is a tournament where ball striking is needed and Kevin Chappell brought that this week

Kevin Chappell's 18th-hole birdie gives him first win in 180th career start

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Kevin Chappell's 18th-hole birdie gives him first win in 180th career start

Kevin Chappell's emotional reaction to earning his first PGA Tour win at the Valero Texas Open was priceless

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

We know winning on the PGA Tour must be a great feeling. But the emotional reaction from Kevin Chappell at the Valero Texas Open says it all

Kevin Chappell's 18th-hole birdie gives him first win in 180th career start

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Kevin Chappell's 18th-hole birdie gives him first win in 180th career start

Rory McIlroy's star-studded wedding included performances by Stevie Wonder and Ed Sheeran

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Rory McIlroy's star-studded wedding included performances by Stevie Wonder and Ed Sheeran

The most unusual food recall we've ever heard that just happens to involve 'golf ball materials'

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

McCain Foods USA announced a voluntary recall of two brands of frozen hash browns because they may be contaminated with “extraneous golf ball materials.”

Does Tiger Woods' present tarnish his past?

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Does Tiger's present hurt his past? As Woods hits another setback, how will his ending affect his legacy?

Bernd Wiesberger’s solid play on the European Tour finally is rewarded with a win in China

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Bud Cauley's tough third round includes embarrassing double-hit chip

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Bud Cauley's tough third round includes embarrassing double-hit chip

Kevin Chappell positions himself to win first PGA Tour event in his 180th career start

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Kevin Chappell positions himself to win first PGA Tour event in his 180th career start

The NGF's annual golf participation report uncovers favorable trends for the game's future

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

The NGF annual participation report includes a new metric to help better capture the segment of golfers who play almost exclusively at off-course facilities

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Watch a junior golfer beat Jason Day in a long drive contest

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Watch reigning U.S. Junior Amateur champ Min Woo Lee beat Jason Day in a long drive contest at Sage Valley

Ian Poulter loses his PGA Tour card after missing the cut at Valero Texas Open

24 Apr 2017 18:40:06 Z

Following injuries last year, veteran Ian Poulter will lose his PGA Tour card after a missed cut at the Valero Texas Open. What now?

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