Destination Guide

Destination: Palm Springs

Desert hotbed Palm Springs anchors the Coachella Valley, a region home to a collection of cities with a wealth of golf communities. The valley is a favorite spot for seasonal residents and retirees, especially those after sunny winters on golf courses in prime, lush and green condition.

Located about 110 miles west of Los Angeles, the region has been heavily influenced by such celebrities such as Bob Hope, who brought the Bob Hope Classic Pro-Am to the valley in 1960. Star power like Bing Crosby, Desi Arnez and President Dwight D. Eisenhower have all competed in the legendary event.

The desert valley extends 45 miles between the San Bernadino and Santa Rosa mountains, south towards the saltwater Salton Sea, California's largest lake. A collection of communities make up what is often grouped together as "Palm Springs" including La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage - all of which golf plays a major role in the way the each was planned.

Between January and April, few spots on earth are better for desert golf, with more than 100 golf courses ranging from exclusive private clubs to resort courses and over-achieving municipal plays. Locals enjoy steep discounts in their respective municipalities, while vacationers from northern climates can enjoy the same rye and bent grass they play back home, only with palm trees and spectacular mountain backdrops.

In the winter months, afternoon highs still peak out around 70 degrees, making for ideal hiking and biking weather in the mountains when off the golf course. In the summer, highs can reach the 120s, and most snowbirds head back north and the valley's population shrinks significantly. The heat can be intense, but locals find relief in at a shady pool or day spa.

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Courses

Course City Rates from
Course City Rates from
Mountain Course at La Quinta Resort
Tee Times
La Quinta $35
Mountain/Royal at Indian Palms Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Indio $12
Shadow Mountain Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $12
Escena Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Springs $27
North Course at Indian Canyons Golf Resort
Tee Times
Palm Springs $25
Royal/Indian at Indian Palms Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Indio $12
Greg Norman Course at PGA West
Tee Times
La Quinta $35
Shadow Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Indio $17
North Par-3 at Shadow Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Indio $8
Pete Dye Resort Course at Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Rancho Mirage $34
Dunes Course at La Quinta Resort
Tee Times
La Quinta $25
Desert Dunes Golf Course
Tee Times
Desert Hot Springs $15
Palm Course at Desert Springs Resort
Tee Times
Palm Desert $32
Gary Player Signature Course at Westin Mission Hills Resort
Tee Times
Rancho Mirage $18
South Course at the Golf Club At Terra Lago
Tee Times
Indio $20
Stadium Course at PGA West
Tee Times
La Quinta $50
South Course at Indian Canyons Golf Resort
Tee Times
Palm Springs $25
Santa Rosa Course at Mountain Vista Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $24
Indian/Mountain at Indian Palms Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Indio $12
Valley Course Desert Springs Resort
Tee Times
Palm Desert $24
Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West
Tee Times
La Quinta $40
Shadow Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $44
Mesquite Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Springs $10
Woodhaven Country Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $12
Cathedral Canyon Golf Club
Tee Times
Cathedral City $22
Desert Falls Country Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $19
Mountain View at Desert Willow Golf Resort
Tee Times
Palm Desert $34
Oasis Country Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $13
Indian Springs Golf Club
Tee Times
Indio $25
South/West at Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Rancho Mirage $15
Pebble Course at Cimarron Golf Club
Tee Times
Cathedral City $10
West/North at Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Rancho Mirage $15
San Gorgonio Course at Mountain Vista Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $29
The Vineyards Golf Club Coachella $20 - $25
Avondale Golf Club Palm Desert $85
Resort Course at Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort
Tee Times
Palm Springs $11
Palm Royale Country Club
Tee Times
La Quinta $10
Palm Desert Resort Country Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $11.25
The Sinatra Resort & Country Club
Tee Times
Rancho Mirage $88
Celebrity Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort
Tee Times
Indian Wells $39
Palm Desert Country Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $25
Indio Golf Course
Tee Times
Indio $15
North/South at Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Rancho Mirage $15
Legend Course at Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort
Tee Times
Palm Springs $10
North Course at the Golf Club At Terra Lago
Tee Times
Indio $22
Heritage Palms Golf Club
Tee Times
Indio $33
The Classic Club
Tee Times
Palm Desert $69
Boulder Course at Cimarron Golf Club
Tee Times
Cathedral City $18
Players Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort
Tee Times
Indian Wells $39
Firecliff Course at Desert Willow Golf Resort
Tee Times
Palm Desert $34
SilverRock Resort
Tee Times
La Quinta $35
Ivey Ranch Country Club Thousand Palms $24.00 - $29.50
Date Palm Country Club
Tee Times
Cathedral City $10
East/South at Monterey Country Club Palm Desert $80
La Vista/El Cielo at Desert Princess Country Club Cathedral City $60 - $120
Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club Palm Desert $45
Clive Clark Course at Hideaway Club La Quinta $130
Jones Course at Rancho La Quinta La Quinta $125 - $200
East/West at Monterey Country Club Palm Desert $80
Palm Desert Greens Country Club Palm Desert $40 - $60
Eldorado Country Club Indian Wells $120
Tommy Jacobs' Bel Air Greens Palm Springs $15
La Quinta Country Club La Quinta $110
Eagle Falls Golf Course Indio $39 - $95
Arnold Palmer at Mission Hills Country Club Rancho Mirage $185
Jack Nicklaus Private Course at PGA West La Quinta $115
Plantation Golf Club Indio $100
Pate Course at Rancho La Quinta La Quinta $125 - $200
North Course at Toscana Country Club Indian Wells $65 - $250
Challenge Course at Palm Valley Country Club Palm Desert $62
Golf Club at La Quinta La Quinta $75 - $99
Tri-Palm Country Club Thousand Palms $35 - $45
Canyons at Bighorn Golf Club Palm Desert $150 - $350
The Palms Golf Club La Quinta $110
Par-3 Course at Tri-Palm Country Club Thousand Palms $20
Arnold Palmer Course at PGA West La Quinta $115
Pete Dye Course at Hideaway Club La Quinta $130
Short Course from The Quarry at La Quinta La Quinta N/A
The Classic Course at Indian Wells Country Club Indian Wells $200
Springs Country Club Rancho Mirage $87 - $95
Porcupine Creek Golf Club Rancho Mirage N/A
The Madison Club La Quinta $150
Stone Eagle Golf Club Palm Desert $130
Caliente Springs Resort Desert Hot Springs $10
Classic One/Classic Second at Bermuda Dunes Country Club Bermuda Dunes $30 - $90
Par-3 at Tradition Golf Club La Quinta N/A
O'Donnell Golf Club Palm Springs $60 - $74
Portola Country Club Palm Desert $10
Pete Dye Challenge at Mission Hills Country Club Rancho Mirage $185
Tom Weiskopf Course at PGA West La Quinta $115
Grove Course at Indian Ridge Country Club Palm Desert $120
Arroyo Course at Indian Ridge Country Club Palm Desert $120
Tamarisk Country Club Rancho Mirage $90
Dinah Shore Tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Rancho Mirage $185
East/South at The Lakes Country Club Palm Desert $65 - $85
Mountain Course at The Vintage Club Indian Wells $125 - $190
Suncrest Country Club Palm Desert $35
Championship Course at Palm Valley Country Club Palm Desert $85 - $125
North Course at Ironwood Country Club Palm Desert $85
South/North at The Lakes Country Club Palm Desert $65 - $85
Sunrise Country Club Rancho Mirage $65
North/East at The Lakes Country Club Palm Desert $65 - $85
Mountain View Country Club La Quinta $115 - $130
Canyon Estates Golf Course Palm Springs N/A
The Quarry at La Quinta La Quinta $125 - $135
Rancho Casa Blanca Country Club Indio $12
The Club at Morningside Rancho Mirage $125
Hidden Springs Country Club Desert Hot Springs $15
Desert Horizons Country Club Indian Wells $90
Mission Lakes Country Club Desert Hot Springs $39 - $69
The Golf Center at Palm Desert Palm Desert $14 - $17
Classic Second/Lake at Bermuda Dunes Country Club Bermuda Dunes $30 - $90
Seven Lakes Country Club Palm Springs $50
Outdoor Resort Indio Indio N/A
Nine Hole at Outdoor Resort & Country Club Cathedral City $12
South Course at Toscana Country Club Indian Wells $65 - $250
Chaparral Country Club Palm Desert $50
Los Lagos/La Vista at Desert Princess Country Club Cathedral City $60 - $120
The Cove Course at Indian Wells Country Club Indian Wells $200
El Cielo/Los Lagos at Desert Princess Country Club Cathedral City $60 - $120
Eighteen Hole at Outdoor Resort & Country Club Cathedral City $25
Lake/Classic One at Bermuda Dunes Country Club Bermuda Dunes $30 - $90
Marrakesh Country Club Palm Desert $75
Desert Crest Country Club Desert Hot Springs $12
Hidden Sands RV Golf & Racquet Club Desert Hot Springs $19 - $33
South/West at Monterey Country Club Palm Desert $80
Desert Course at The Vintage Club Indian Wells $125 - $190
Citrus Course at La Quinta Resort La Quinta $105
Mountains at Bighorn Golf Club Palm Desert $150 - $350
The Reserve Club Indian Wells $125
South Course at Ironwood Country Club Palm Desert $110
Tradition Golf Club La Quinta $135
Thunderbird Country Club Rancho Mirage $100
Rancho Mirage Country Club Rancho Mirage $39 - $95
Andalusia at Coral Mountain La Quinta $50 - $200
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