The Top 5 Public Golf Courses in the Greater Palm Springs Region

The Perfect Golf Vacation
The Top 5 Public Golf Courses in the Greater Palm Springs Region
By Tony Schieffer, PGA

Have you been waiting for the perfect golf vacation your entire life? Let’s say you have five days to play, money is no object, and you want to experience the best public courses in the Greater Palm Springs area.  From November through March daytime temperatures here average in the mid to upper 70’s, making fall and winter the best time to plan your trip. The Coachella Valley is blessed with one of the most temperate climates in the world; it’s truly a golfer’s paradise.

Over 30 golf destinations in the valley are open to the public, and many of these golf clubs have multiple courses available.  With so many options, the toughest decision for your golf vacation will be where to play.  While many of these resorts and public facilities have great amenities and off-course activities, our focus will be on the golf courses themselves.

The following five “must play” public golf courses in the Coachella Valley are premium choices for your once in a lifetime golf vacation. The finest course conditions, best playability, and unique course designs are all featured at these facilities. Add to these qualities a wonderful ambiance, plus stunningly beautiful surroundings and the result is a first rate golf experience.

Five days can go by quickly. To have the perfect golf vacation, use this guide in deciding your course itinerary.