3 Top-Notch Golf Courses in Palm Springs

If you’re a golf fan, Palm Springs is your dream vacation destination. The area is filled with many top-notch golf courses open to the public. So, book your vacation rental, pack your clubs, and get ready to experience golf in Palm Springs.  

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All About Golf in Palm Springs 

From resort courses with views of the Santa Rosa Mountains to famous golf events, Palm Springs has everything for the golf fanatic in you.  

3 Highly Rated Palm Springs Golf Courses 

1. PGA WEST Resort and Club 

Location: 55955 PGA Boulevard, La Quinta, CA 92253 

When you reserve a tee time at one of the nine courses at PGA WEST, you will not be disappointed! These courses were built by golf legends, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Tom Weiskopf, and Pete Dye. Each course features stunning mountain views and will make you feel like you’re in paradise.  

2. Indian Wells Golf Resort 

Location: 44-500 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210 

Indian Wells Golf Resort is home to a 36-hole course located in the heart of Indian Wells that has been ranked in the “Top 25 Best Municipal Courses in the United States” by Golfweek Magazine. Plus, the resort features an expansive 53000 square feet clubhouse. 

3. Desert Willow Golf Resort 

Location: 38-995 Desert Willow Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260 

Many avid golfers refer to Desert Willow Golf Course as their favorite place to stay in the Greater Palm Springs area. The resort offers two championship public golf courses with stunning views of the San Jacinto Mountains. With over 100 bunkers and numerous water features, players will need to put their skills to the test.  

Annual Golf Events in Palm Springs 

The Chevron Championship 

Location: Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, CA 

Every spring, the best female golfers in the world travel to play in The Chevron Championship. The grand prize is five million dollars, paired with the infamous Dina Shore Trophy, the coveted jump into Poppie’s Pond, and the honorable champion white robe.  

The American Express 

Location: La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, CA 

The American Express, also known as The Desert Classic, is a four-day annual golf tournament in January, a favorite stop among many on the PGA Tour. The tournament is a 72-hole event that has over 150 participants. The winner will receive a prize of over one million dollars!  

Palm Springs Rental Properties for Golfers 

High Desert Vacation Rentals

When you’re looking for a top-notch place to stay during your time in Palm Springs, look no further than Vacanza Stays. We embody the perfect combination of down-to-earth and luxury. Our homes are conveniently located around the Greater Palm Springs area, keeping you close to the area’s best golf courses, parks, shops, and restaurants. Go ahead—book your vacation with Vacanza Stays today! 

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