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Best Golf Courses In Palm Springs

Planning your next golf trip to the California desert? We put together a list of the best courses to play in the Palm Springs area.
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12 BEST GOLF COURSES IN THE PALM SPRINGS AREA

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4.8
4.8/5

98.7%

Address: 44291 South Heritage Palms Dr., Indio, CA 92201

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 6698

Slope: 127

Rating: 71.9

Year built: 1996

Architect(s): Arthur Hills, Spencer Holt

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $65-125

Summary: Heritage Palms Golf Club is located in Indio, just south of Palm Springs, and on the border of LaQuinta and Bermuda Dunes. This 18-hole championship Arthur Hills designed course is 6,698 yards of pure golfing pleasure.The par of 72 course is rated 71.9, and it has a slope rating of 127. The club features an expansive clubhouse with a Pro Shop, practice facility and restaurant. The course has 4 large lakes, plenty of greenside bunkers, and beautiful putting surfaces.

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4.6
4.6/5

97.4%

Address: 42330 Casbah Way, Palm Desert, CA 92211

Holes: 18

Par: 60

Yardage: 3489

Slope: 92

Rating: 56.2

Year built: 1985

Architect(s): David Rainville

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Fairways: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $45-59

Summary: THE OASIS COUNTRY CLUB Voted “the best Executive Par 60 Golf Course in California” by real golfers at Golf Advisor. This impeccably maintained and challenging 18 hole golf course features 22 shimmering lakes, colorful floral and desert landscapes and 360° majestic mountain views. Specifically designed to challenge the better player without intimidating the casual golfer. And it can be played in well under 4 hours. Walkers Welcome!

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4.6
4.6/5

96.5%

Address: 38995 Desert Willow Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92260

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 6913

Slope: 129

Rating: 73.4

Year built: 1998

Architect(s): Dr. Michael Hurdzan, John Cook, Dana Fry

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Fairways: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $71-219

Summary: THE MOUNTAIN VIEW COURSE: Natural Beauty With A Desert Setting. The Mountain View course at Desert Willow Golf Resort was designed to highlight rolling fairways, flowing water features, and natural desert floral. Beautifully framed mountain views, undulating greens surrounds, and 8 tee selections (including 3 combo tees), give Mountain View its own distinct personality from our slightly more challenging, tournament-quality Firecliff course.

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4.6
4.6/5

96.0%

Address: 44500 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 6558

Slope: 128

Rating: 73.5

Year built: 1986

Architect(s): John Fought, Ted Robinson, Sr.

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $209

Summary: Not far from Indian Wells, Indian Wells Golf Resort – Players Course offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Indian Wells Golf Resort – Players Course difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round. Indian Wells Golf Resort – Players Course is a terrific choice for your regular rounds of golf or a new destination for you and friends when visiting Indian Wells.

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4.7
4.7/5

94.9%

Address: 38-995 Desert Willow Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92260

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 7056

Slope: 138

Rating: 74.1

Year Built: 1997

Architect(s): Dr. Michael Hurdzan, John Cook, Dana Fry

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Fairways: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $71-154

Summary: THE FIRECLIFF GOLF COURSE Measuring 7,056 yards, is a true test of skill where golfers must negotiate their way around extensive natural areas, numerous water features and more than 100 bunkers/waste areas. Firecliff is consistently ranked among the best courses you can play in the nation, currently # 20 in California! While enjoying your round, remember to take in your surroundings and appreciate the Desert Willow views and beauty.

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4.7
4.7/5

94.0%

Address: 44500 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 7050

Slope: 138

Rating: 74.2

Year built: 1986

Architect(s): Clive Clark, Ted Robinson, Sr., Weller Designs

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $109-229

Summary: Just twenty minutes from Palm Springs International Airport, discover the Indian Wells Golf Resort, Southern California’s premier golf destination. Among its many accolades, the Indian Wells Golf Resort holds the distinction of being the only 36-hole public golf facility on Golfweek’s Top 20 “Best Courses You Can Play” in California. Callaway Performance Center at the Indian Wells Golf Resort The Callaway Performance Center, conveniently located inside the clubhouse at the Indian Wells Golf Resort, is a state-of-the-art fitting bay that utilizes CPAS – the Callaway Performance Analysis System. Using two high-speed cameras and ball-flight simulators, a computer monitor will display your launch conditions – ball speed, launch angle and spin rates. In addition, CPAS measures path angle and angle of attack to the ball. You can be custom fit for woods, irons or both. You’ll leave the appointment with your custom specifications and you’ll be one step closer to shooting the lowest round of your life.

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4.6
4.6/5

93.8%

Address: 1097 E. Murray Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92264

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 6593

Slope: 119

Rating: 70.8

Year built: 2004

Architect(s): Casey O’Callaghan

Greens: Bermuda/Rye Grass

Fairways: Bermuda/Rye Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $112-144

Summary: The Indian Canyons Golf Resort is an unparalleled delight for golfers of all skill levels. Our clubhouse is a beautiful and pictographic setting ideal for your indoor or outdoor event. Whether you are planning a small group or major corporate outing, we have incredible ideas and services to assist you in organizing every detail from ordering creative tee prizes and catering to professional cart staging, scoring, and event day logistics.The PGA Director of Golf and golf staff can custom design an outing of any size. With an 18-hole championship golf course, a 25 station practice facility and a clubhouse that looks out over the golf course, one can easily comprehend why the Indian Canyons Golf Resort is an unmatched golf destination in the Greater Palm Springs Area.

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4.6
4.6/5

93.6%

Address: 75-200 Classic Club Blvd., Palm Desert, CA 92211

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 7322

Slope: 144

Rating: 75.8

Year built: 2006

Architect(s): Arnold Palmer

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $130-175

Summary: Not far from Palm Desert, Classic Club Golf offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Classic Club Golf difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round. Classic Club Golf is a terrific choice for your regular rounds of golf or a new destination for you and friends when visiting Palm Desert.

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4.4
4.4/5

91.4%

Address: 56-150 PGA Boulevard, La Quinta, CA 92253

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 7204

Slope: 143

Rating: 75.3

Year built: 1987

Architect(s): Jack Nicklaus, Rick Jacobson, Thomas Pearson

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Fairways: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $66-249

Summary: Carved by time between some of the oldest and newest mountain ranges in North America lies PGA WEST, a geographically blessed golf destination. Symbolized by Coral Mountain which rises from the shell-laden desert floor bearing the distinct markings of an ancient ocean, the designs of nature and golf visionaries now rule this once submerged paradise. And if not for an error by early map interpreters, California’s Coachella Valley Desert would be known today as Conchella (Conch-Shell-A) Valley.

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4.5
4.5/5

90.0%

Address: 81-405 Kingson Heath, La Quinta, CA 92253

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 7300

Slope: 150

Rating: 76.1

Year built: 1999

Architect(s): Greg Norman, Matthew Dusenberry, Tad Burnett

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Fairways: Tiftdwarf Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $66-228

Summary: Carved by time between some of the oldest and newest mountain ranges in North America lies PGA WEST, a geographically blessed golf destination. Symbolized by Coral Mountain which rises from the shell-laden desert floor bearing the distinct markings of an ancient ocean, the designs of nature and golf visionaries now rule this once submerged paradise. And if not for an error by early map interpreters, California’s Coachella Valley Desert would be known today as Conchella (Conch-Shell-A) Valley.

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4.5
4.5/5

90.4%

Address: 56-150 PGA Blvd., La Quinta, CA 92253

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 7300

Slope: 150

Rating: 76.1

Year built: 1987

Architect(s): Pete Dye, Alice Dye

Greens: Bermuda Grass

Fairways: Bermuda Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $67-174

Summary: Carved by time between some of the oldest and newest mountain ranges in North America lies PGA WEST, a geographically blessed golf destination. Symbolized by Coral Mountain which rises from the shell-laden desert floor bearing the distinct markings of an ancient ocean, the designs of nature and golf visionaries now rule this once submerged paradise. And if not for an error by early map interpreters, California’s Coachella Valley Desert would be known today as Conchella (Conch-Shell-A) Valley.

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4.5
4.5/5

88.4%

Address: 50200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta, CA 92253

Holes: 18

Par: 72

Yardage: 6781

Slope: 135

Rating: 72.6

Year built: 1981

Architect(s): Pete Dye

Greens: Tifdwarf Grass

Fairways: Winter Rye Grass

Season: Year round

Green Fees: $59-217

Summary: La Quinta Resort & Club is a legendary hideaway and meeting destination, renowned since 1926 for its charm and serenity. La Quinta Resort & Club features 90 holes of some of the country’s best golf, including the famous Stadium Golf Course at PGA WEST and the picturesque Mountain Course at La Quinta Resort. World-class Spa La Quinta offers resort guests a variety of unique indoor and outdoor treatments including PGA WEST Golf Massage, open-air Celestial Showers, Sacred Stone Massage and more.

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