Golf is Palm Springs’ signature sport, and there are many golf tournaments anyone can play in during the season in the Coachella Valley.
Boxer Timothy Ray Bradley Jr., known as “The Desert Storm,” owns an undefeated professional record in 29 bouts. He’s preparing for a June 9 date at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where he’ll battle 147-pound Manny Pacquiao for the world welterweight title.
Golfing opportunists flock to the desert during the summer in search of sizzling seasonal rates. “You can play a lot of golf courses for around half the cost of prices during peak season,” says Colin Gooch, head golf professional at marriott’s Shadow Ridge in Palm Desert.
Summer golf is right around the corner. But before teeing up, prep for playing in triple-digit temps. Here are seven suggestions to help you keep cool on the green.
Domenic Provenzano went from making golf clubs to making golfers. Growing up in Washington, D.C., he learned the tools of the game while constructing clubs in his family’s golf shop.
Some golf courses reach for standards far beyond a score card. For these Earth-friendly resorts, “going for the green” takes on a dual meaning in the sport’s lexicon.
Like the rise of winter’s Bermuda grass, PGA Tour golf returns to the Coachella Valley Jan. 16-22, with a fresh look and a vibrant new presence.
The true desert gentleman readily seeks knowledge and adventure — and knows how to look good doing it. The season is in full swing, making it the perfect time to pamper that special guy of yours.
Chuckwalla Valley Raceway in Desert Center, just off Interstate 10 between Palm Springs and Blythe.
Couple your round of golf with some of the desert ‘s top happy hours, celebrated dining, and memorable clubhouses. These clubs featuring inviting “19th holes” truly satisfy.