Palm Springs, California has been considered as an ultimate desert playground where there is “Fun in the Sun” all year round. Located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, guests and visitors can enjoy soaring on top of the mountains through the famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway or play golf on renowned courses around. The dramatic desert setting of Palm Springs now holds world-class golf courses which offer an array of golf vacation packages.
The luxurious La Quinta Resort is home to the Dunes Course where exciting and challenging rounds of golf in an atmosphere surrounded with dramatic landscapes. The layout’s 17th hole is considered as one of America’s toughest since it hugs the backside of the largest lake on the course. The course was the site of the 1998 PGA TOUR Qualifying School and has ranked among Golf Digest’s “Top 75 Resort Courses” in America.
This new par-72 Celebrity Course features the undulating fairways and the flowing waters of brooks, streams, and the split–level lakes. The Celebrity Course of Indian Wells has been the premier golf destination of golfers from all skill levels and is the home of the LG Skins Game. This 36-hole golf facility promises unmatched golf experience that makes the golfers come back for more.
Rancho Los Palmas Country Club is a world-class golf resort situated right in the heart of Rancho Mirage. This 27-hole golf layout has 3 stunning courses- the North Course, South Course, and the West Course designed by Ted Robinson. Also, the entire layout has the generous fairways and the six lakes and the infamous Robinson bunkering.
The over 7,000 yards of Terra Logo’s North Course presents challenging holes with stunning views, dramatic elevation changes, and the undulating greens. Its underrated front side weaves through the rolling terrains and three crystal clear lakes. The back nine of the layout offers variety of risk-reward opportunities making an exciting closing stretch of holes.
The Firecliff course of Desert Willow has already received various citations including that of Golf Digest as one of “The Places to Play” in the U.S. Measuring 7, 056 yards of layout with numerous water features and more than a hundred of bunkers / waste areas can be the true test to every golfer’s skill. The unique and challenging design of the course is among the best 50 in the United States.
Acclaimed architect Ted Robinson, known as “King of Waterscapes” unveiled another creation through Desert Spring’s Valley Course. It is set against the towering backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains. What makes this course different from the rest is that lunch or snacks can be ordered as you tee from the 18th hole.
The Resort Course of Tahquitz Creek is another layout designed by the famous Ted Robinson. This 6,600 yard course features 40 challenging bunkers and memorable mountain views when it was first opened in the late 50’s until it has come up with the renovation. Today, the course has 6,500 yards of desert layout that features the rolling terrains, desert landscaping, and waterscapes.
Cathedral Canyon Golf Club was designed by David Rainville who was then specializing in California golf courses. The course was built in the early 70’s where the original 18 holes were added with another 9 in 1978. Features like the strategically placed bunkers, rolling hills, tree-lined fairways that meanders through an array of lakes provides exciting and challenging rounds of golf.
Nestled in a local desert location, the 18-hole, 6,715 yard par 72 Eagle Falls Golf Course was brought about. Renowned architect Clive Clark has carefully incorporated the elevations and water features that are not common among public golf courses to challenge and test low handicappers as well as the experienced golfers.
This Arthur Hills designed course has been considered as a true gem of the desert. Located just south of Palm Springs, the 18-hole championship layout will test every golfer’s skill level as it provides 6,722 yards of pure golf. The superb conditioning as well as the well crafted playing surfaces of the entire Heritage Palms Golf Course layout makes the rounds of play a mixture of fun and excitement.
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