One of the desert’s most popular and equally potent courses has enjoyed a makeover in recent months, which should make the beatific grounds a little more manageable for the mid-to-high range handicapper. A bunker renovation project at the Firecliff Course at Desert Willow Golf Resort will debut after the course re-opens from overseed in October. Generally regarded as the more
Members at The Vintage Club are used to going for the green. Now, they’re going for the Gold. While up at his Alaskan home last year, Vintage member Bob Penney learned that the USA Women’s Rugby team headed for the Summer Olympic Games was visiting the desert. Not familiar with the game of women’s rugby? Well, neither is the Olympics.
Summer baseball reminds players why they first began playing the sport. “You kind of relive when you were just a kid and your coach told you you’re playing this spot today and make it happen,” says Desert Christian Academy graduate Morgan Earman. “You get to go out there and compete and have a good time every night and playing here
Once considered an at-home amenity for the true golf nut, there has been an upswing in synthetic putting greens being installed in Coachella Valley backyards in recent years. The uprise is happening as California’s drought conditions have given rise to Gov. Jerry Browne’s statewide water reduction mandates in April 2015 — an effort preceded across desert fairways by the Coachella
“Where should I play?” Golf writer Judd Spicer has 5 answers located in Greater Palm Springs.
GolfBoard, a hybrid of a surf- and skateboard created to replace the traditional golf cart, is beginning to appear on more Coachella Valley golf courses.
For Evan Trubee, a lifelong passion in cycling evolved into a 20 year business venture in outdoor-guided tours called Big Wheel Tours in Palm Desert.
Had Peter Longo found success on the PGA Tour, countless thousands of spectators would have been deprived his trick shot talents.
Desert pro Dave Stockton, Jr. has worked with the likes of Phil Mickelson and Rory McIIroy, and he shares his expertise on three different short game lies.
Rod Collins has helped transform a once-cluttered space at the College of the Desert Golf Center in Palm Desert into an active retail showroom and workshop for golf club restoration and customized design.