Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort (Resort course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort (Resort course) Est. 1995

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Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort (Resort course): Taking its name from a large stream that slices through the impressive San Jacinto mountain range, Tahquitz Creek is home to two testing and distinctly different golf courses. The out-and-back layout of the Resort course edges you ever-closer to the spectacular mountains, creating a wonderfully rugged and scenic backdrop to many holes. At times desert-style, at others more resort-style, the layout is pleasantly undulating, without any dramatically significant elevation changes. The excellently maintained fairways are separated by large expanses of not overly penal grassy rough, while the holes themselves are flanked by a mix of desert and parkland, rarely does housing make an appearance. Although real estate is relatively absent, water is not, especially on the front-nine and the closing pair on the back-nine. An island fairway needs to be accurately hit at the challenging par-4 7th, while palm trees often signal the threat of water, especially around several of the par-3's. The 8th is one of the prettiest of the short holes, a tumbling, flower-filled waterfall joining into a small lake in front of the green. The Resort course contains a mix of good quality bunkering with several pot bunkers awaiting wayward approach shots to the smallish, top-quality greens. With sandy waste areas and occasional river washes also to be navigated on your way round, Tahquitz Creek's No.1 course will give your game a thorough workout, while you also enjoy the mountain scenery, which rises up a mile or so from the course.

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Making Contact

Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort
1885 Golf Club Drive,
Palm Springs, California 92264
USA
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Office   +1 (760) 328 1005
Pro Shop   +1 (800) 743 2211
Fax

  +1 (760) 324 8122

Email  
Website   www.tahquitzgolfresort.com
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Golf Pro
 
Brandon Alexander (General Mgr)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Desert-style.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Desert environment.
 
Designer: Ted Robinson
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6705 5825 5206
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 71.8 68.1 70.2
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 Legend course (6815 yds from back-tees).
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How2Get There?

3 miles SE of Palm Springs
From I-10, at the Palm Springs end of the Coachella Valley, take the Ramon Road exit and head west on Ramon Road, direction Palm Springs. After 4.5 miles turn left into Crossley Road (which becomes Golf Club Drive). After 1 mile, opposite 34th Ave, turn right into golf club. >> FROM HWY 111 (East Palm Canyon Drive) between Cathedral City and Palm Springs, turn into Golf Club Drive at traffic lights and head north. After 1 mile turn left into golf club.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Jan thru' March): $99 (all days). Golf cart included. Reduced twilight (from 1pm), super twilight (from 2pm), sundown (from 3pm) and senior rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Tahquitz Peak (almost 9,000 feet above sea level), as well as the Valley, Creek and Falls of the same name, are well-known to local hikers who follow the trails in the San Jacinto mountains. The San Bernardino and San Jacinto ranges are home to Southern California's highest and most rugged mountains, San Jacinto Peak reaching up to almost 11,000 feet above sea level. Desert cactus and pine trees, snow-capped peaks and palm oases, are all to be found in close proximity in this unique mountain and desert environment.

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Location

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Latitude: (33.801024)
Longitude: (-116.484620)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa 
71333 Dinah Shore Drive, Rancho Mirage, California 92270
+1 (760) 328 5955
www.starwoodhotels.com

Set on 360 acres within the Rancho Mirage community, the luxury Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, is surrounded by landscaped courtyards and extensive waterways. Guests enjoy elegant accommodations, ample meeting space, and a relaxing desert climate. The resort offers two world-class golf courses, the Pete Dye course immediately behind the hotel and the Gary Player course just 1 mile away. Extensive recreational facilities allow guests to take full advantage of the ideal climate.

Golf at this hotel Mission Hills Resort (Pete Dye course); Mission Hills Resort (Gary Player course - 1 mile away).
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Golf within 5 miles Shadow Ridge; Classic Club; Desert Willow; Desert Falls; Tahquitz Creek
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Golf within 20 miles Desert Springs; Desert Dunes; Cimarron; SilverRock; PGA West; Indian Wells Resort; Indian Wells CC; Heritage Palms; Terra Lago; Eagle Falls; Bighorn; Trilogy at La Quinta; Quarry at La Quinta.
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Best Western Las Brisas Hotel 
222 S Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California 92262
+1 (760) 325 4372
www.bestwesterncalifornia.com

Designed with an award-winning Mediterranean flair, this Palm Springs hotel is located in the heart of Palm Springs, providing comfortable accommodation for business and leisure travellers to the area.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Cimarron; Tahquitz Creek
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Golf within 20 miles Desert Dunes; Mission Hills; Shadow Ridge; Desert Willow; Desert Falls; Classic Club; Desert Springs; Heritage Palms; Indian Wells Resort.
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