Golfer's Paradise - the Five Best Golf Courses in Palm Springs

One thing avid golfers love about Palm Springs is that its never a bad time to golf here; weather always permits! The following are the top 5 "must play" public golf courses in Palm Springs and are the premium choices for your golf vacation.

1. Pete Dye Mountain Course - La Quinta, California

Twenty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the Pete Dye Mountain  Course is nestled between the Santa Rosa Mountains. The Par-72 layout has hosted an array of championships including the World Cup of Golf and the PGA Club Professional Championship.

2. Gary Player Signature Course - Rancho Mirage, CA

The Gary Player signature course is a literal desert oasis combining beauty of the desert and playability of the course. With four sets of tee boxes, it can stretch out to over 7,000 yards.

3. Indian Wells Golf Resort Celebrity Course - Indian Wells, CA

According to GolfMagazine, the Indian Wells Golf Resort Celebrity Course is the only 36-hole golf course worth mentioning on the Top 20 "Best Courses You Can Play in California" list. The course recently took on an 80-million dollar renovation in the early 2000's and the results speak for themselves! 

4. Desert Willow Golf Resort Mountain View Course - Indian Wells, CA

The Desert Willow Golf Resort features two championship golf courses, the Mountain View and the Firecliff. The natural landscape and the expansive views of the course give the true feeling of playing in the California Desert.

5. Indian Canyons Golf Resort South Course - Palm Springs, CA

The Canyon was once a private country club frequented by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Jackie Gleason. The North and South courses at Indian Canyons are set up on 550 acres of Native American Tribal land and sit at the base of Indian Canyons, with breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mountains.


Located within 25 minutes of each course, Palms at Park is the perfect place to plan your weekend golf vacation.