Public Golf Courses

golf-courseThe Greater Palm Springs area is home to lush and sprawling public golf courses that will guarantee every golf enthusiast, regardless of skill, one hell of a good time. In fact, there are approximately 125 golf courses in the area that serve great play and stunning scenery. Here’s an overview of public golf courses in Greater Palm Springs.

Cimarron Golf Resort
67603 30th Avenue, Cathedral City, CA

For a thrilling tee time with your friends, make a reservation at Cimarron Golf Resort in Cathedral City. The San Jacinto Mountains frame two of two courses designed by John Fought. Cimarron’s Boulder Course is a 6,782-yard course that features four sets of tees that are equally challenging and friendly. The Pebble Course, on the other hand, is an 18-hole, 3,020-yard course popular with individuals who are just getting warmed up. Memberships are available.

Desert Dunes Golf Club
19300 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs, CA

Featuring a stunning golf course designed by renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Desert Dunes GC offers a different kind of play and terrain in Coachella Valley. Make your way through natural sand dunes, narrow fairways, and even water hazards! Granted, Desert Dunes’ is one of the more challenging 18-hole courses in the Greater Palm Springs area – a great test for advanced players.

Indian Wells Golf Resort
44500 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA

There is no doubt that Indian Wells Golf Resort will provide plenty of avenues for golf enthusiasts to hone their skills and have a great time. The golf facility is one of the few to have two courses named in Golfweek Magazine’s Top 25 “Best Municipal Golf Courses in the United States,” after all. The 18-hole, par-72 Celebrity Course designed by Clive Clark features rolling fairways and water features, while the Players Course designed by John Fought feature 18 holes that take full advantage of the golf resort’s great location.

SilverRock Resort
79179 Ahmanson Lane, La Quinta, CA

Home of the CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tournament (formerly known as Humana Challenge), SilverRock Resort is a Coachella Valley institution. Its 7,578-yard classic course designed by Arnold Palmer is decked with massive bunkers and water features that guarantee a championship golf experience.

Rancho Mirage

Mission Hills Resort 760-328-3198
Rancho Las Palmas Country Club 760-862-4551
Rancho Mirage Country Club 760-324-4711

Palm Desert

Classic Club 760-601-3601
Desert Falls Country Club 760-340-4653
Desert Springs J.W. Marriott Resort 760-341-1756
Desert Willow Golf Resort 760-346-7060
Mountain Vista Golf Club at Sun City 760-200-2200
Oasis Country Club 760-345-2715
Palm Desert Country Club 760-345-2525
Palm Desert Resort Country Club 760-345-2781
Shadow Ridge Resort – Marriott 760-674-2700

Indian Wells

Indian Wells Golf Resort 760-346-4653

La Quinta

La Quinta Resort & Club 760-564-7610
Palm Royale Country Club 760-345-9701
PGA West – Nicklaus Tournament 760-564-7170
PGA West Resort – Norman 760-564-3900
PGA West – TPC Stadium 760-564-7170
SilverRock Resort 760-777-8884
Trilogy Golf Club 760-771-0707


Shadow Hills Golf Club 760-200-3375
Indian Springs Golf & Country Club 760-200-8988
Heritage Palms Golf Club 760-772-7334

Cathedral City

Cimarron Golf Resort 760-770-6060
Desert Princess Country Club 760-322-2280

Palm Springs

Indian Canyons Golf Resort 760-327-6550