Sunday, April 24, 2011

Golf in Palm Springs

A desert city that lies within the Coachella Valley of California, Palm Springs is home to the vast land areas that provide endless outdoor adventure opportunities. With the perfect blend of modern architecture and nature’s finest beauty, both the local and foreign guests flock this golf vacation destination for a casual relaxation. Aside from its breathtaking sceneries of canyons and mountains, Palm Springs is also home to amazing golf courses that were designed by famous golf course architects and designers. Some of the pristine greens that have been attracting all sorts of golfers include the North Course of Indian Canyons Golf Resort, the Golf Club at La Quinta, the Cathedral Canyon Golf Club, the Palm Course of Desert Springs, and the Valley Course of Desert Springs.

Indian Canyons Golf Resort – North Course

The North Course of the Indians Canyons Golf Resort is a 36-hole layout designed by the renowned golf course architect William P. Bell. This classical 6,943-yard par-72 layout also features the 6 challenging water hazards, the historic Walt Disney fountain, thousands of native trees, and the majestic mountain views that greets every golfer while on play.

Golf Club at La Quinta

In the beautiful natural California desert landscape lies the Golf Club at La Quinta, an 18-hole championship golf course. Being home to various PGA Tours including the LG SKINS GAME in 2006, this well-designed layout has been tested by golf champions over time. The sand perils and dramatic water features that complement the layout’s fairways all the way to the rolling greens are among the noticeable features that makes this course different from the rest.

Cathedral Canyon Golf Club

Designed by the California golf course specialist David Rainville together with the renowned golfer Billy Casper in the early 1970’s, the Cathedral Canyon Golf Club offers the challenging courses for golfers of all handicaps. The golf course also features the rolling hills with strategically placed bunkers and the tree-lined fairways that meander through the array of lakes. While taking the exciting tee times, guests will also have their fair share of the San Jacinto Mountains’ breathtaking views.

Desert Springs – Palm Course

The Palm Course of the Desert Springs is an 18-hole layout that was designed by the famous golf course architect Ted Robinson. This modernized golf facility features the state-of-the-art computing systems that even from the cart; golfers can already monitor the pace-of-play or compute the exact yardage all the way to the pin. The Wedge and the Sand Trap will serve as the means to end the great round of swings.

Desert Springs – Valley Course

The Valley Course of the Desert Springs is another exceptional Ted Robinson masterpiece. Like the Palm Course, this 18-hole championship layout features the modernized navigational and computing systems. While on board the carts, golfers can use the onboard computer to solicit golf tips from a course professional while playing a particular hole, or view the graphic layouts of the course’s holes. To end the round, golfers are also allowed to order lunch or snacks as they tee off from the final 18th hole.

1 comment:

  1. Our team usually plays in Desert Springs - Valley Course, Palm Course and Mill Pond golf course. I personally had so much fun in these courses.