There are over 100 private and
semi-private golf courses alone throughout the Coachella Valley /
Palms Springs area. Below is a list of the more popular and
exclusive private country clubs followed by a brief description. For
additional information, straight from the source, click each
listing to take you directly to the golf club / course's
own website then bookmark this site for future reference.
Indian Wells Country Club - Indian Wells, CA
Features two 18 hole Championship Golf Courses; The
Cove Course, and the Classic
is the original host of the Bob Hope
Classic with one of the original founders, including Desi
Arnaz. Features limited golf packages with the Indian
Wells Resort Hotel.
Bighorn Golf Club - Palm Desert,
This is a
36-hole private community and host to Coachella Valley events
such as The Battle at Bighorn, The Skins Game, The LPGA Samsung
World Championship and the Senior PGA Match Play. Featuring the
Arthur Hill's Mountains Course and Tom
Fazio's Canyons Course.
The Vintage - Indian Wells,
Exclusive, 36-holes of
world-class golf designed by one of the game’s most highly
regarded golf course designers, Tom Fazio, the
Mountain Course and the Desert
Course. There are no
tee times at The Vintage Club and no unaccompanied golf play, the
purest definition of exclusivity.
Desert Horizons Country
Indian Wells, CA
Featuring 18 holes of Ted
Robinson design that is truly private, because there are no
outside tournaments, no reciprocal arrangements with other golf
courses and the Club is limited to only 325 proprietary members.
Desert Falls Country
Club - Palm Desert, CA
This Ron Frehm's
designed, 7,000 yard link style Par 72 course features
Tifdwarf greens and five tee placements on every hole. The
private club accepts limited public play as well in season and
becomes a course open to the public during the
The Reserve - Indian
Wells, CA 760.568.5599
residential community featuring a 7,034 yard championship
Weiskopf-Morrish designed course.
Mission Hills Country Club - Rancho Mirage, CA 760.324.9400
Features three courses: The Arnold Palmer
course is 6,743 yards,The Pete Dye
Challenge is 6,955 yards and the
private The Dinah Shore Tournament
Course designed by Desmond Muirhead, and plays host
to the LPGA’s Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Indian Wells, CA 760.773.6200
Doak, Golf Course Architect - This private golf club hovers 1,000
feet above the Coachella Valley floor and offers individual
memberships by invitation only to qualified applicants. Real
estate ownership is not a requirement to
The Quarry at La
Quinta - La Quinta,
A Tom Fazio designed
course harnessing three unique elevations.There are seven
holes on the quarry floor and 80 feet above there are seven more.
Golfers playing the course will encounter a gradual elevation of
more than 300 feet.
Hideaway - La Quinta,
18-hole golf courses, a Pete Dye-designed golf
course offers sweeping mountain views and the Clive
Clark-designed course makes use of strategically placed
bunkers, cascading water and subtle elevation change. The
Hideaway's golf memberships are invitation-only, private equity
memberships providing an exclusive golf environment of less than
290 members per 18-holes of golf.
Toscana Country Club
- Indian Wells, CA 760.772.7000
36-championship holes this Jack Nicklaus design boasts
a private equity club with maximum of 550 golf
members. Both Par 72s, the North Course
and South Course are both right about 7,000
Click here for list of public/resort
courses also in Coachella Valley.