Instruction The Ranches Golf Club has PGA Professional instructors on staff to help your golf game, whether you're a beginner or advanced. In addition to the lesson-based instruction outlined below, we hold regular clinics throughout the year including a Junior Camp and Ladies Night Out. Check our Calendar of Events for details. Rates Each lesson runs 45-60min.
Tele has been the Head Professional at The Ranches for the last 5 years. He has previously worked as an assistant at Thanksgiving Point GC, Holyoke CC in Holyoke, MA, and Innisbrook Resort in Tarpon Springs, FL. Tele played collegiately at the University of South Florida and professionally on the Canadian Tour. Tele was a volunteer assistant with the BYU Girls Golf Team in 08-09 and has been coaching the Lehi Boys and Girls golf teams for the last 5 years.
Via Wightman, PGA Teaching Professional
Via recently moved to Utah from Massachusetts to join the staff at The Ranches. Via has spent the last 30 years as the PGA Head Professional at Holyoke Country Club in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He was the Western Mass PGA Chapter Tea Party honoree in 2003 for his commitment and dedication to promoting the game of golf. Via is currently the Assistant Girls Golf Coach at Utah Valley University as well as an assistant to the Westlake Girls Golf Team.
Juli Erekson, LPGA, TPI Certified Teaching Professional
Juli as been a golf instructor at The Ranches for the past year. Originally from Massachusetts, Juli grew up playing competitive junior golf, high school golf, and earned a scholarship to play for Brigham Young University. Upon graduating, she joined the LPGA Symetra Tour and played for almost four seasons. In 2012, Juli had the opportunity to be the BYU Women’s Assistant golf coach and after moving to Texas, became the volunteer Assistant Women’s golf coach for Texas Tech University, Her passion for coaching players and teaching the game of golf grew. She joins us with a passion for golf fitness, as a certified Titleist Performance Institute golf professional.