Classic photo of La Quinta Hotel tennis court

Order on the Court

While the brawl for bragging rights raged on between the Racquet Club and the Tennis Club in Palm Springs, a new champion was emerging in the east valley.

David Lansing BNP, Tennis, Valley

It may have been some 40 years ago but tennis hall-of-famer Charlie Pasarell still remembers the last ATP tennis tournament played in Tucson before it was relocated to Mission Hills Country Club and the valley where it would grow to become the BNP Paribas Open. First of all, it wasn’t really even a tennis tournament. “They called it the American

ACT for Multiple Sclerosis

ACT for Multiple Sclerosis’ Summer Night of Jazz, June 24, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

ACT for Multiple Sclerosis hosted its ninth annual Jazz It Up summer fundraiser in Mission Hills Country Club’s newly renovated dining room. Co-Chairs Nelda Linsk and Margo Nelligan welcomed more than 150 guests and thanked sponsors for helping ACT for Multiple Sclerosis. The evening provided live cool jazz, a backyard barbecue menu, an incredible setting, and lots of surprises. Jazz

rancho mirage

Taming the Legacies

Have you taken on some of these favorite holes in Rancho Mirage?


Editor’s Note: This story was written in 2017. Some of the people quoted in the story may have moved on to other positions since then. Thank you. Host to two Ryder Cups and home to golf’s first major championship of the season, Rancho Mirage isn’t simply a Coachella Valley golf oasis — the city is a nexus of the game’s


On a Mission

Mission Hills Country Club is celebrating a major milestone with a multimillion-dollar renovation.

Lawrence Karol Real Estate

The Mission Hills Country Club is so closely associated with its location in Rancho Mirage that it’s easy to overlook the fact that the Club was actually established in 1971—two years before Rancho Mirage was even incorporated as a city. At the time of its development, Mission Hills was also one of the largest country club community developments in the