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Private Instruction

Private golf lessons provide students the opportunity to focus on the specific aspects of their game that require the most attention. Golfers that participate in private lessons are able to work at their own pace and each lesson is tailored to your playing level and ability. 

  • On Range with Detailed Analysis
  • Short Game Skills
  • Playing Lessons
  • Course Management & Trouble Shots

Group Lessons

Group lessons are a great way for students of all levels and abilities to learn and improve on all aspects of the game of golf on a more informal group basis with others. Group lessons are ideal to implement fundamentals in a group setting providing a memorable experience to remember with friends. 

At Rancho Sierra and Desert Aire, we have golf pros who can help you improve your golf game. See below for bios on our pros and their lesson prices, or complete the request for on this page and well match you with an instructor that fits your needs. 

Meet our Pros

At Rancho Sierra, we have golf pros who can help you improve your golf game. You can view their lesson prices below, or complete the request form on this page for more information.

Paul Do Canto

Paul Do Canto
Years Teaching Experience: 15+ years
Phone: (661) 965-3498
Email: thegolfyoda@aol.com

I have been very fortunate to help: Coach - Instruct - Motivate & Develop U.S. Kids California State Champions - Golden League Champions - Golden League Scoring Champions - Zero Limits Tour Champions • Take Beginners to their next level and into the world of being single digits • Help the Recreational Golfer enjoy their journey of this intoxicating sport. • Volunteer & Chair Golf Tournaments & Clinics for our Local Veterans & Peace Officers. • Have been blessed in helping families obtain scholarships for their sons/daughters. • Witnessed the magic of what proper fitting of equipment can do to an individual’s game and the smiles we have shared on the range and course tracking the progress. • Assisting Youth Golfers with increasing their club head speed to just keeping our Seniors in shape with good conditioning sessions. • Watching and learning! • The everyday life of a Golf Teacher • THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE!

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Patrick Londono

Patrick Londono


Years Teaching Experience: 13+ years
Credentials: USGTF Certified Instructor
Phone: (661) 400-9515
Email: plondono@avhsd.org 

Patrick has been a resident of the Antelope Valley for 36 years. He holds the school record for low score at Highland High School for Golden League play shooting a 69. Patrick played golf competitively in college and helped lead the Palomar Comets to a conference championship in 2006. Patrick is a member at Antelope Valley Country Club and still plays competitive golf today.

Patrick is USGTF Level 3 Certified Instructor and was awarded Low Medalist after finishing first place in the certification tournament. In 2009, Patrick took 4th place in the USGTF World Teachers Cup and 7th in the United States Teachers Cup competing against 144 other professionals from multiple countries held in Hilton Head South Carolina. Patrick has been teaching golf for 14 years and has coached both on the high school and collegiate levels producing multiple individual champions throughout. Patrick is currently the head Women's golf Coach at Antelope Valley College and is a Cleveland/Srixon staff Golf Professional.

Notable accomplishments:

  • 2016 women's high school Golden League individual champion, made California regionals. 
  • 2017 men's High school Golden League individual champion.
  • 2017 Women's Individual Western State Conference Champion at Antelope Valley College, 1st in school history.
  • 2018 Men's High school Golden League individual Champion
  • 2019 Women's individual 1st team all conference honors at Antelope Valley College. 
  • 2019 Women's Team at Antelope Valley College qualified for regionals for the first time in school history.
  • 2020 Season Postponed due to Covid
  • 2021 Women's Team at Antelope Valley College won its first team conference championship in school history going 35-0
  • 2021 Women's Team at Antelope Valley College Qualified for state finals for first time in school history played at Cypress Ridge Golf Course in San luis obispo ca.  
  • 2021 Women's Individual Western State Conference Champion at Antelope Valley College, 2nd in school history
  • 2021 Women's team at Antelope Valley College had 2 players receive 1st team all conference honors. 1st time in school history
  • 2021 Women's individual C.C.C.A.A. individual state champion, Broke state scoring record -5 over 36 holes at Cypress Ridge golf course in San Luis Obispo CA. 1st individual state champion in Antelope Valley College school history.

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Tony Beard

Tony Beard


Years Teaching Experience: 7+
Credentials: USGTF Associate Member Teaching Professional
Phone: (310) 621-1309
Email: ratscb@gmail.com

"7+ years teaching beginner to intermediate golfers at Desert Aire Golf Course.
Special care in teaching basics of golf and working with each individuals swing. If you are just starting or just want to know how to improve, I'm your man."

Aaron Volkenant

Tony Beard


Years Teaching Experience: 2+ year
Credentials: working towards becoming a certified PGA Golf Professional
Email: aaronvolky316@yahoo.com

Aaron has lived in the Antelope Valley his entire life. At 8 years old, he started the game of golf at Desert Aire. Being coached by at least 5 different golf and life mentors who knew what they were doing has got him to where he is today, one of those being Patrick Londono. Aaron is currently a senior at California State University, Bakersfield at their AVC extension campus, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in management. Aaron has played 3 years of college golf at AVC and College of the Canyons.