Readers voted for their favorite public golf courses in the Coachella Valley, and these are their picks from Palm Springs to La Quinta.
New General Manager Phil Woodrum oversees two 18-hole courses, a pro shop, and a restaurant at Indian Canyons Golf Resort in Palm Springs.
The outdoors are one key to managing the pandemic, like playing golf where you can stay safe and active at courses like The Lights at Indio.
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“If there’s a pyramid of clubs in the desert, The Vintage Club is at the top,” says David Woods, the club’s director of golf.
Since it opened nearly 60 years ago as the Canyons Club Golf Course, now known as the Indian Canyons Golf Resort has drawn a celebrated list of players.
Semi-private courses like the Oasis Country Club offer Coachella Valley golfers a tempting change of pace and a whole new set of challenges.
Golf legend Phil Mickelson will return for his second straight year as ambassador of the CareerBuilder Challenge, the desert’s annual PGA Tour event. Jeff Sanders, tournament executive director, says that Mickelson’s presence “brings us unbelievable expertise,” and his ongoing connection to the event “helps us work — alongside him — to make it great.” Mickelson has won five majors and