Contact Ben Hanson, PGA Head Golf Pro at 916.817.8104.

Golf Lessons


Empire Ranch has instructors available to help you with your game. Each instructor has a different philosophy so you can find the perfect fit for your game and learning style.

For information regarding our lessons, please contact Ben Hanson, PGA Head Golf Professional at 916.817.8104 or click here for email.

General Manager, PGA Member

Ben is a Class A PGA member and a graduate from the Methodist University Professional Golf Management program in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Ben has held positions at several award-winning golf facilities across the country including a Top 100 golf course, Top 100-golf shop, and a Top 25 golf school.  Prior to becoming the Head Golf Professional at Empire Ranch Golf Club in 2010, Ben was the Head Professional at Bing Maloney Golf Course in Sacramento.

In his time at Empire Ranch, Ben has built the “Get Golf Ready” program into a top 100 performer in the country. In addition, Empire Ranch has been named a Titleist “Top 100 Club Fitter.”

Ben’s teaching philosophy is that true lasting game improvement comes from clearly understanding the problem, and having a better understanding of how to solve it.  No area of the game is incurable & Ben can clearly diagnose a problem, helping a student solve a technical, tactical, physical, or mental issue in their game.  Ben guarantees that you will improve your game.

Please call 916.817.8104 to schedule a golf lesson with Ben.

Lesson Rates


  • 30 minute: $55
  • 60 minute: $100
  • 3 hour series: $270
  • 6 hour series: $510
  • 3 Month Program: $800


  • 30 minute: $45
  • 60 minute: $85
  • 3 hour series: $235
  • 6 hour series: $440
  • 3 Month Program: $650