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2014 Men's League Information

2014 Women's League and Co-Ed League Information

What our customers are saying:

"River Oaks, a wonderful gem tucked in among the wetlands of the Jordan River. This course will test your shot-making ability. The professional staff of Guy Lester, Mitch Stone, and Matt High have always made my time spent there rewarding even if the course was not as kind. Come and play. The challenge will be fun and worth your time."
- D. Kennington

Sandy City Parks and Rec.

Golf Instruction & Lessons

Mitch Stone
Mitch is the Head Golf Professional at River Oaks as well as the Clubhouse Manager. Mitch is widely known though out the golf community not only for his expertise in club fitting, but especially for his mastery of merchandising and knowing what golf products are best for our customers. Mitch has made River Oaks Pro Shop the top selling Public Golf Course Pro Shop in the state of Utah! Mitch comes from a well-known family of golfers, and golf professionals, with Brother's, nephews and niece's winning some of the most prestigious golf events in the state. Mitch has a great passion for working with the youth golf programs, and is a well sought out teaching professional.

If you are looking for a new set of clubs Mitch is offering a FREE golf club and shaft fitting. If your game is in need of a qualified teaching professional, or if you are a golfing at a higher level, and need someone who can quickly help you get back on tract, call 801-568-4650 or 801-842-8600 to set an appointment with Mitch.

Guy Lester
Guy is a native of the bay area in California, and has been a golfer for more than 40 years. Guy has played competitive golf since he was 14 years old, and has competed at both the High School and College levels. After retiring at an early age, Guy decided to work in the industry that has been his main love since the age of 9, and become a PGA golf professional. Guy first came to the state of Utah in the 1970's to play for the Weber State golf team. There he fell in love with the state and the people and has yet to leave. Guy has worked at River Oaks golf course since its opening and is currently the Director of Golf. Guy has passed all of the requirements to become a PGA apprentice and has been teaching and coaching golf for the past 20 years in both California and Utah. Guy has especially loves to work with juniors and has been working with them for many years, through Nike golf camps and the junior programs offered at River Oaks. Guy has also been involved with different golf schools in California and Utah and attends many seminars and instructional series to further his golf education. Above all, Guy believes that learning and fun go together, and has become one of the most popular instructors at River Oaks. Guy can be reached by calling (801) 568-4650.

Matt High
Matt is the first assistant golf professional at River Oaks and is currently the North Driving Range and Teaching Academy manager. He is a PGA apprentice working toward Class A membership. He brings to the lesson tee a lifelong love of the game and a passion for helping others improve their skills. He enjoys working with all ages and abilities and strives to help everyone reach their potential. Spending time with his wife and daughter are among his favorite things to do.

Isaac Jimison
Isaac has been a teaching and playing professional for many years. He is an accomplished player who has won multiple times on the Golden State Tour, Pepsi Tour and the Wasatch Tour. He has some Nationwide Tour experience including the Utah Championship held at Willow Creek Country Club here in Sandy. Isaac has taught previously in the Portland Oregon area and is now teaching at River Oaks Driving Range and Teaching Academy. He has helped a wide range of golfers from beginners to advanced and he can help you reach your potential. Isaac helped with the junior golf program last year and he enjoys working with the youth to develop their skills.

Sean Jensen
Sean an avid golfer since the age of 12 grew up playing at the state level of UJGA events from St. George to Brigham City. During his high school career at Murray High School he was a three year lettermen and earned all state honors while playing on the golf team.

Sean's golf career started at River Oaks Golf Course where he still works when not teaching at the BCGA. This past season Sean assisted with junior golf camps and taught adult private lessons. Sean's philosophy is to assist everyone with a clear understanding towards the basics of the golf swing while making the game more enjoyable.

Sean has recently entered into the PGA of America apprentice program to further his ambition of being a member of the PGA of America. Being an accomplished player he has a keen insight into the golf swing and prides himself with a patient demeanor in working with the Jr. Golfer, the beginning golfer or the golfer that is just trying to save a few shots around.

Sean will be attending the U.S. Kids Teaching Certification in November and will be recognized as a certified U.S. Kids instructor.

Stacey Camacho
Stacey was born in the great state of Alabama, but his family moved to Utah Valley when he was a young boy. He attended Cottonwood High School and was at standout player on the basketball team there. Stacey picked up golf when he was just 20 years old, and by his 22nd birthday he turned golf professional. Stacey joined the PGA in 2011, and should be a class A Professional by 2015.

Stacey has worked in the golf industry for the past 15 years, and is now running the Taylormade Performance Lab located at River Oaks North Driving Range. He is a certified Taylormade Master Fitter. Stacey now has more than 9,000 hours of teaching experience.

Stacey brings a wealth of knowledge to our teaching staff, not only as an instructor but also as a playing golf professional. Stacey was in charge of the Player Development at Nibley Golf Course, and became the Tournament Director at Mountain Dell Golf Course.

Currently Stacey is the boy's golf coach at Roland Hall High School, where they have just won their 8th Region Title in a row.

Stacey loves to work with kids of all ages- He just loves to be teaching!

Stacey can be reached at our North Range Teaching Facility, or by calling 801-864-5954

Individual Instruction

Cost

Guy Lester

$70 per lesson or $180 for three lessons

Mitch Stone

$40 per lesson or $100 for three lessons