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Olivas Links - Get Golf Ready


Get Golf Ready is comprised of a series of five introductory lessons offered by our PGA Professional & staff instructors. Classes offer a small-group environment at the affordable price of only $99. 

  Contact Jason Beatty, Head Professional, for more details on Get Golf Ready.  [email protected]

Olivas Links is introducing the game of golf to adults in a fast, fun & affordable way through the Get Golf Ready program. 
Give us 5 days and we'll give you a sport for a lifetime!

For more information or to register for a Get Golf Ready series, please contact Head Professional, Jason Beatty at [email protected] or in the golf shop at 805-642-4303.

Each of the five lessons provide basic skills instruction as well as information regarding the background of the game’s rules, etiquette and values. Significant on-course learning opportunities will be a part of each lesson. Overall, participants will gain insight into techniques regarding putting, chippingfull swing, half swing and teeing-off as well as the fundamental guidelines regarding the use and maintenance of golf equipment, keeping score and navigating the course, among others.  




After the completion of Get Golf Ready, Olivas Links instructors will help you "Get on Course"!  Get On Course is our student’s next step in learning how to play golf while being supervised by a PGA Professional.  Have fun applying the principles learned in Get Golf Ready class with other golfers at your same skill level as well as learn about pace of play, rules, golf etiquette, and most importantly how to SCORE.  So, sign up for Get On Course and let’s start playing golf!

Recommended prerequisite: Get Golf Ready or prior lessons

For more information, please contact Head Golf Professional, Jason Beatty at [email protected] or (805) 642-4303.



Play Golf America, designed to increase participation among new and existing golfers, was developed by The PGA of America, with the support of allied associations including: the LPGA, National Golf Course Owners Association, PGA TOUR, USGA and others involved in the annual Golf 20/20 conference. 

First Swing #1: History of Golf (PDF)

First Swing #2: Facility Orientation (PDF)

First Swing #3: Golf Etiquette (PDF)

First Swing #4: Beginning to Play (PDF)

First Swing #5: Golf Skills (PDF)

First Swing #6: Ball Flight Laws (PDF)

First Swing #7: Fitness (PDF)

First Swing #8: Drills (PDF)

First Swing #9: Testing Your Skills (PDF)

First Swing #10: Rules of the Game (PDF)

First Swing #11: Glossary (PDF)