A Vibrant City
Palm Springs has it all
August 16, 2016
Palm Springs has long been known as a golf destination, with over 120 public and private golf clubs scattered across the Coachella Valley. Whether you’re looking for an exclusively golf-oriented vacation, or just to play an easy round of golf, you’ll love any time spent on the beautiful golf courses in the Palm Springs area.
Accessible for all skills levels, the golf courses in Palm Springs offer much more than gorgeous fairways and fast greens, but an experience of luxury that many visitors to the area are in search of. If you’re an avid golfer, don’t miss a chance to discover what all the rave is about for yourself in regards to the myriad gold courses in Palm Springs.
Some of The Best Golf Courses in Palm Springs
Desert Princess Country Club The Desert Princess Country Club features 27 holes of championship golf. The course which features rolling terrain, lush green fairways, and gorgeous landscaping includes 85 sand traps and 21 lakes. Divided into three nine-hole courses, The Vistas, The Lagos and The Cielo, each poses unique obstacles and requires various degrees of skill and concentration for some of the finest golf in the Coachella Valley. Experience high quality golf and feel like a pro without paying the high rates of other luxury golf resorts.
Mesquite Golf and Country Club – The Mesquite Golf and Country Club is a traditional and mature 18 hole championship layout designed by Bert Stamps in 1985. Stamps developed Mesquite in the shadow of the majestic San Jacinto & Santa Rosa mountain range, offering golfers breathtaking views as they wind through 800 gently swaying palm trees. It features 5 lakes, mature tree lined fairways with 7 bridges, and provides a challenge for players of all skill levels. This public golf course has a country club atmosphere popular among visitors who are used to their home clubs yet it has gained world fame as a playground for Hollywood stars.
Indian Canyons Golf Resort – Among the best golf courses in Palm Springs since 1961, Indian Canyons Golf Resort is home to 36 holes that were a favorite among Hollywood stars like Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Jackie Gleason. The courses’ beautiful landscapes are set on 550 acres of Native American tribal property that even managed to attract former United States Presidents like Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan.
Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort – The quintessential desert golf course, Tahquitz Creek offers panoramic views of Palm Springs, the perfect place to unwind in the Traditions Cafe, and some of the best PGA Golf Instruction in the Coachella Valley. Recently named “One of the Best Places to Play” by Golf Digest this is a great place to get a game or two in on your next visit.
Escena Golf Club – Escena Golf Club in Palm Springs epitomizes what makes desert golf great. Ranked as the #6 Public Course in California by PGATOUR.com, this Nicklaus Design course with stunning views is noted for its unobstructed sightlines, generous driving corridors and the overall strength of its design. Strategically placed bunkers, water hazards and undulating greens are there before you. Add the bold contemporary clubhouse and the ultra-cool environs of the Escena Lounge & Grill and you have all the ingredients of a modern classic.
The options for golf courses in Palm Springs are seemingly endless, offering visitors any variety of experiences or challenge they might be looking for. Golf is one of the many outdoor experiences to enjoy while in the area.
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