Springs is a nominee for Best Golf Destinations as part of the 10Best Readers
Choice Awards, which is being promoted by USA TODAY. Fans of Palm Springs and
its golf courses can vote online once a day until April 21.
Palm Springs has multiple golf courses including
Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort which has
been rated by Golf Digest as “one of
the best places to play.” The Legend Course designed by
William Bell in the 50’s boasts a traditional country club style layout with
narrow tree lined fairways. The Resort Course is a desert style layout designed
in 1995 by famed course designer Ted Robinson.
The Nicklaus-design championship
golf course, Escena Golf Club is the
latest addition to the golf community including a mid-century modern clubhouse
that reflects the heritage of Palm Springs, and an onsite full-service
According to club history, the
starter shack on the North Course of the Indian
Canyons Golf Resort had a “red phone” tied directly to the White House.
Former Presidents Lyndon B Johnson, Ronald Reagan, and Gerald R. Ford spent
their vacations here. Follow the trail of the famous men on the Indian Canyons
Golf Resort’s two courses: the North Course and South Course.
In the shadows of the majestic San
Jacinto & Santa Rosa Mountain Ranges, the Mesquite Golf and Country Club and the 9-hole Bel Air Greens are also open to the public.
Vote for Palm Springs as Best Golf Destination on 10Best.com