10 Great Palm Springs Golf Courses to Hit This Winter

Check out the great Palm Springs golf courses! Palm Springs and golf go together like Malibu and surf, or swallows and San Juan Capistrano. With its year-round warmth and sunshine, just about every day is a day fit for hitting the links, and the greater Palm Springs region has more than 100 courses, including PGA-quality clubs and courses designed by legends of the sport like Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.

Wherever you and your set of golf clubs are bound when you come to visit Palm Springs, the perfect place to begin and end each day’s 18-hole adventure is at our Palm Springs Boutique Hotel. We’ll make sure you’re rested and ready for your morning round with a good night’s sleep in a luxuriously appointed guest suite and a delicious three-course gourmet breakfast.

Our pool and Jacuzzis are just a couple of the luxury features at our Palm Springs Boutique Hotel.

When you return after a day on the gold course, you’ll be greeted by afternoon wine and hors do-oeuvres, a poolside seat near our waterfall, and evening turn-down service. Our Palm Springs Hotel, secluded and steeped in the area’s colorful, glamorous history, So make your plans for fun at Palm Springs golf courses and reserve your room today at our Palm Springs Boutique Hotel!

10 Palm Springs Golf Courses We Think You’ll Love

We looked at a number of “Best Golf Courses in Palm Springs lists and found many of the same names on each. They include:

  1. Escena Golf Club. This course, designed by Jack Nicklaus, is a favorite for its prime Palm Springs location, its mid-range price point and, according to one reviewer, ” a design that’s just plain fun to play.”
  2. Indian Wells Golf Resort. Both the Celebrity and Player courses at Indian Wells earned “Top 20 in California” honors from Golfweek Magazine, so book your tee time sooner than later. The Player course is considered to be slightly more challenging.
  3. Classic Club. This Palm Desert course is high-end in price, but also high-end in quality, as an Arnold Palmer design that has hosted the Bob Hope Desert Classic. It’s noted for its tour-quality greens, elevation changes and challenging water features.
  4. Indian Canyons Golf Resort. A favorite haunt of Hollywood celebrities and former U.S. presidents, this resort offers two championship courses: one longer and more traditional, the other newer, shorter and more scenic.
  5. Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort. Another two-course resort, this site offers some of the best vista views in the desert. One course, designed in the 1950s, is very traditional; the other is newer and makes extensive use of the desert landscape features.
  6. SilverRock Resort. This La Quinta course, another Arnold Palmer design, has a gorgeous backdrop, right up against the Santa Rosa Mountains. One of the region’s newest courses, and the longest, it too once hosted the Bob Hope Desert Classic.
  7. La Quinta Resort & Club. Another two-course resort, both designed by Pete Dye. One is nestled against the Santa Rosa Mountains and has hosted a number of prestigious tournaments. The other has a more traditionally Scottish feel, with plenty of pot bunkers and water.
  8. Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort.  This two-course resort features the Palm Springs region’s only Gary Player-designed course, featuring 20 acres of lakes and waterfalls. The other, a Pete Dye course, is longer and a tougher test.
  9. Desert Willow Golf Resort. This two-course resort in Palm Desert is a visual feast: immaculately manicured desert flowers, bushes and trees, all set against the San Jacinto Mountains. And the play is as challenging as it is scenic.
  10. Shadow Hills Golf Club. This Indio golf course is the first in North American to be designed by Nick Faldo. Its exquisite design is meant to make it seem as if it flowed from the surrounding mountains into the desert valley.

Indian Wells is one of the top Palm Springs Golf Courses.

Visit Palm Springs Golf Courses and Stay With Us

There’s no better way to relax after eighteen holes on one of the Palm Springs Golf Courses than at our Palm Springs Boutique Hotel in a Jacuzzi tub or our swimming pool, or simply poolside with a deliciously cool beverage as you relax in the splendor of our soothing and luxurious surroundings, steeped in the hideaway history of Golden Age Hollywood.

So don’t put your golf clubs in storage until next spring. Instead, make your plans for a winter golf getaway in Palm Springs, and book your room at our Palm Springs Hotel today!